No matter where you trade – online or offline – there’s always a risk of fraud. With recent data breaches in Australia, that risk of fraud has potentially increased as consumer identities have been made vulnerable to theft.
At PayPal, protecting your business is our top priority. With industry-leading security solutions that keep your business more secure we strive to set the standard for fraud prevention. Our sophisticated technology, well-engineered processes and top-notch fraud intelligence help safeguard your money and your details 24x7.
“The impact of significant data breaches can be catastrophic for businesses of all sizes and devastating for customers,” said Daniela Fernandez, Head of Information Security for PayPal Australia. “Fortunately, some of the most important steps a business can take to reduce the risk of fraud are also the simplest and cost nothing but awareness and vigilance.”
When making sales, consider our fraud prevention checklist. It will help you identify potentially fraudulent transactions from stolen credit cards or accounts and minimise the risk of chargebacks and claims of items not received.
Does the shipping address appear suspicious?
Does the order seem too good to be true?
If you’re suspicious…
Our industry-specific tips are for businesses vulnerable to more specific types of fraud – sellers of digital goods, airlines and hotels.
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