Carding

The general fraudster term for using stolen credit card data. This is whether it’s used for direct purchases, or charging prepaid or gift store cards, which are then resold.


Catfishing

A form of social engineering where fraudsters and criminals create fake online identities to lure people into emotional or romantic relationships for personal or financial gain.

Online seduction and blackmail are used to acquire personal information such as credit card numbers, social security numbers, or home addresses, among others.