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Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Payments System Research Briefing
The Benefits of Collecting and Reporting Payment Fraud Statistics for the United States
Richard J. Sullivan
Abstract

This article argues that publication of fraud statistics helps the payment industry to coordinate security efforts, provides useful information for policymakers, and helps to promote consumer confidence in payments. However, while other countries regularly publish such statistics, it is an open question whether they will become available in the United States.


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Richard J. Sullivan, "The Benefits of Collecting and Reporting Payment Fraud Statistics for the United States" , Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Payments System Research Briefing, issue October, pages 1-5, 2009.
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Keywords: Payment Systems; Payment Fraud; Fraud Statistics
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