The Online Fraudcast with Brett Johnson & Karisse Hendrick
Summary: Brett Johnson and Karisse Hendrick are both anti-cybercrime experts. But, with very different experiences. Karisse has worked with hundreds of the World's largest e-commerce and mobile companies to help them prevent payment fraud and other threats to their bottom line and customers. Brett, started his journey as an online fraudster, creating the first darknet forum for buying & selling credit cards and was responsible for creating the criminal enterprise that commits identity theft, credit card fraud and many other online scams. But, after landing on the Secret Service's Most Wanted List and serving his time, he's been reformed and now dedicated his career to helping consumers and online companies prevent fraud from people he used to be.
In the first official episode dedicated to online and mobile merchants on fraud prevention, Brett & Karisse start off with a segment called "What The Fraud". Brett talks about a current trend he is seeing discussed on dark web forums and Karisse shares a recent trend that's been reported by several merchants. Brett then goes in to the progression of the career of an online fraudster. Knowing what they start doing and the types of fraud they commit at the beginning, their next steps and where different company types fall within that trajectory. Karisse follows up with the "5 stages of fraud", as she has previously highlighted in an article on cardnotpresent.com, sharing observations she's made when merchants first encounter fraud online.
Hosts Brett Johnson and Karisse Hendrick share their very different journeys to lead them both to where they are today, as two of the leading experts in online payment fraud and cybercrime. Brett shares the circumstances and choices that led to becoming a founder of the first darkweb forum to aid criminals in buying and selling credit cards (several years ago) and to eventually end up on the Secret Service's Most Wanted List. And Karisse shares some of the experiences in her career that led to working with hundreds of the largest online merchants in the world, to help them create strategies to reduce online payment fraud. Together, they talk about how they met and formed an unlikely friendship.