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Criminals will continue to use tried-and-true tactics and will develop innovative methods to perpetrate payment card fraud.

An Examination of the Fraud Liability Shift in Consumer Card-based Payment Systems
Last Updated: 02/03/09
In the absence of a significant (and right now unforeseeable) shift in the retail payments landscape in the United States, consumers will continue to reach consistently (and often) for their debit and credit cards. They will use these cards when paying for goods and services in face-to-face, Internet, mail order and telephone order transactions. Likewise, criminals will continue to use tried-and-true tactics and will develop innovative methods to perpetrate payment card fraud.