Can you please recommend good reads on statistical analysis related to online fraud detection and prevention of account abuse?


closed as off topic by Joshua Chance, chrisaycock Jul 2 '11 at 3:36

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    $\begingroup$ i think this goes into the statsexchange forum, not here. $\endgroup$ – Vytautas Jul 1 '11 at 9:04
  • $\begingroup$ I think you should be more specific or this question may well be closed because it's off topic. $\endgroup$ – SRKX Jul 1 '11 at 9:05
  • $\begingroup$ I'm not sure what fraud prevention has to do with Quantitative Finance. $\endgroup$ – chrisaycock Jul 2 '11 at 3:36

Technically, this isn't fraud, but it should be. It's definitely account abuse.



The sad part is, even after being shown this kind of information, I have watched several retail "traders" lose their ass on this crap.

Update (10/11/2013) =============================

No big surprise.


Update (12/19/2013) =============================

Another "no big surprise".


  • $\begingroup$ good old bucketshops $\endgroup$ – pyCthon May 17 '13 at 3:14

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