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Fraud Prevention Blog

The Holidays: Good for Business, Good for Fraud

Posted by Stephanie Cho on Tue, Oct 27, 2015 @ 03:23 PM

Traditionally, the day after Halloween has been reserved for the Catholic observance of All Saints’ Day and, in Mexico, Día de los Muertos. But in the recent years, the day after Halloween has instead come to be known as the first (un)official day of Christmas decorations. Head to the mall the day after Halloween and you’ll be sure to already hear familiar songs about Santa Claus, angels, and snow playing over the speakers in all the department stores. And with the embellishments of Christmas decorations and ambiance comes the preparation for what the holidays are really about: presents.

Topics: retail fraud, Black Friday, fraud, christmas, holiday season, receipt fraud