Oct 18, 2017 | Richie Bernardo, Senior Writer 0 SHARES Consumers and merchants often rely on the security of cashier’s checks for major transactions such as the purchase of a home, car or jewelry. But “security” in this case simply means that cashier’s checks won’t bounce because the issuing banks take full responsibility for covering payment. They aren’t, however, secure from fraud and scams Printing technology…
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Allied Solutions is on the front lines of risk management, with expert perspective on best practices to detect, prevent, and mitigate against fraud. Turn off any active non-EMV cards and replace these with chip-enabled cards. Train employees on fraud detection methods & prevention strategies. Establish multi-layer authentication requirements for any financial transactions or sensitive requests …
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