TARGET GETS PARTNERS TO FIGHT GIFT FRAUD

ORLANDO, Fla. -- A Target executive reported the company has had greater success in fighting gift card fraud since it began partnering with online auction sites, the FBI and the U.S. Postal Service.Marie Schwein, senior investigator for Target, said the retailer's investigations into, and prosecutions of, gift card fraud -- in-store and online -- were not as effective before company executives started

ORLANDO, Fla. -- A Target executive reported the company has had greater success in fighting gift card fraud since it began partnering with online auction sites, the FBI and the U.S. Postal Service.

Marie Schwein, senior investigator for Target, said the retailer's investigations into, and prosecutions of, gift card fraud -- in-store and online -- were not as effective before company executives started looking into the problem two years ago. This effort led Target to seek out partners

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