Javelin in the News

Jul 31, 2015

New York Times - One of the most memorable statistics on identity fraud comes from advertisements that say a new victim is created every two seconds. That figure, which comes from Javelin Strategy and Research, is largely attributable to standard credit card fraud, in which criminals use a stolen credit card number to buy goods — not the sort of thing most people imagine when they think of identity fraud. The more troubling identity theft, in which new accounts are opened in an unsuspecting person’s name, make up only 5 percent of the total figure given by Javelin.

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Jul 21, 2015

PaymentsSource- "The metrics for effective sales are changing at the same rate consumers are changing the ways they interact with technology," said Daniel Van Dyke, Research Specialist at JAVELIN . "Retailers need tremendous agility to hop to every new platform consumers turn to for shopping, as consumer technology adoption cycles continue to accelerate with each new device type introduced: smartphones, tablets, now wearables."

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Jul 21, 2015

CNBC - [Familiar fraud] Cases ebb and swell, with more taking place during tough economic times, said Al Pascual, Director of Fraud and Security at JAVELIN. In 2011, familiar fraud affected 0.64 percent of the population, versus 0.35 percent last year. "We think that this ties very closely to the economy," he said. "That's when scruples tend to be a little more malleable."

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