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Contactless payments have grown 40% in one year. Is this device more vulnerable to fraud? Journalist Dorothy lashod Highlights Group 19/20 for France 3, Wednesday 7 July.
The French adopted contactless payment, and above 40% more than a year. According to the Bank of France, the contactless fraud rate reached its lowest level in 2020, dropping to 0.013 % from fraud. “This represents about 1 euro of fraud for 700,000 euros, which is enough for reassurance‘, explains journalist Dorothy Lachod in Group 19/20 of France 3, Wednesday 7 July. represents the check 40% defrauded sums,”Although its use will decrease by 25% in 2020“.
Bank transfer is one of the least fraudulent means of payment,”But fraudsters managed to take advantage of this health crisis, explains the journalist. “Identity theft scams have increased in recent months. En se faisant passer pour un chef d’entreprise ou pour un fournisseur, certains sont parvenus à obtenir des virements en urgence, c’est ce qu’on appelle la fraude à l’ingénierie sociale, elle a augmenté de 101 millions d’euros this year.“
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