"In Two Weeks, False Positives Disappeared Completely": How a Ticketing Platform Fights Fraud

The most common type of fraud we face is criminals buying tickets with stolen credit cards. What at first seems like a valid transaction, becomes a chargeback a few weeks or months later when the legitimate credit card owner raises a claim against that transaction. Sometimes, the transaction is cancelled and the merchant loses that money.

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On the Road with Sift Science

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Obviously, we’re not talking about the holiday season...instead, we’re talking about event season! Sift Science is hitting the road this weekend to kick-off a 2-week conference bender. From Fraud Fighter tees and demo talks to answering your hardest-hitting machine learning questions, Sift Scientists at each of these upcoming shows are ready to meet you.

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How SEOClerks Fights Chargebacks, Money Laundering, Account Abuse, and Friendly Fraud

Business is booming for SEOClerks – an online marketplace for search engine optimization and web-related services – and that means that buyers and sellers from around the world are using the platform to connect and do commerce. Unfortunately, a growing number of transactions is a siren call for fraudsters, who are never far from agile, young companies. In order to move as quickly as their customers do, SEOClerks needed a fast fraud fighting solution.

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