Fraud

  • DOJ launches criminal investigation into Uber

    … inspectors and obfuscate their findings. Uber defended Greyball saying they were using it to protect themselves against user and driver fraud but still vowed to discontinue the program. Apparently, that apology was not enough for some people, as the Department of Justice has launched a criminal investigation into Uber’s alleged use of Greyball…

    Greg's Corner- 16 readers -
  • Fake FTC Tech Support Shut Down by Real FTC

    …, and offering for sale technical support services by falsely representing to consumers that he is affiliated with the FTC and that he has been appointed by the FTC to contact consumers to provide technical support services,” the complaint says. “In an attempt to further deceive consumers and reinforce the belief that Defendant is affiliated with the FTC…

    Pace Lattin/ Performance Marketing Insider- 17 readers -
  • Top 5 countries Targeted by Mobile Ad Fraud

    … Click Mob has recently released a new report that looks at click fraud, among other things, and how it is impacting the ad industry. The report found that ad fraud resulted in about $8.2 billion in lost money for advertisers. It also led to a growing sense of distrust of much of the ad industry. While digital advertising is still effective…

    Michael Levanduski/ Performance Marketing Insider- 16 readers -
  • Did Land Rover Fund Terrorism Through Buying Ads?

    … The auto company Jaguar Land Rover, is running into some problems with their digital advertising in the UK. The company, like most their size, is using programmatic ad purchasing to get their ads out in front of as wide a range of people as possible who may be interested in buying their vehicles. Reports are coming out, however, that their ads…

    Michael Levanduski/ Performance Marketing Insider- 22 readers -
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