"Defining fraud as an attempt to manipulate government-issued IDs in order to create new online accounts, Jumio found an expected bump in fraud attempts during the busy holiday shopping period, with fraud jumping 22 percent compared to the year’s overall average. But the larger trend is much more worrisome, with Jumio reporting that online identity fraud increased 109 percent between 2014 and 2018. That’s a sobering assessment after Jumio’s holiday fraud report last year found a dip in fraud attempts of 17 percent."
Since my April 2018 post, there’s been a lot of activity in the “land of weed.” Multiple countries and U.S. states have moved toward legalization. Major non-cannabis industries are investing heavily in cannabis related products and cannabis-based companies. With U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions out, his strict stance against marijuana perhaps no longer holding, many are […]