How to stop ad fraud on the internet
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Online ads for online pharmacies are a growing problem.
The fraudsters can charge anywhere from $1,500 to $30,000 to get online pharmacy sign-ups, according to a recent report from Aviva.
The Wall St. Journal reported that the fraudsters use a variety of methods to get in the door.
Here’s how to stop it.
What to watch for: There are a variety, from phishing to spear phishing, and most of the times the fraudster won’t use legitimate email addresses.
So you should check the domain and user name, or use an email verification tool to see if they use the same email address.
The more people you have on the email list, the more likely they are to be using fraudulent accounts.
You can also check whether the account is linked to a specific website.
Do not trust any email account that is used for the same account you use to register your account.
The site’s owners should also be careful about the email addresses they use, because some of them may have been compromised, the Wall Street JournoList said.
If you can’t verify the email address, use a third-party service such as Lookout.
For more on how to spot online pharmacy fraud, check out our blog post, Online pharmacies are becoming a target for fraudsters.
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