How to guard against payment app fraud
Abstract: Payment apps, also known as peer-to-peer payment services, allow users to make instant payments to individuals and businesses outside of the traditional banking system. Unfortunately, the growing use of payment apps also has led to higher incidences of fraud associated with them. Fraudsters are taking advantage of two of the biggest benefits of using the apps — speed and convenience — and are using them against consumers. This article offers some tips to help consumers avoid being scammed.