first_img 7SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr continue reading » Mobile wallets continue to shake up the payments industry with new offerings entering the market on a frequent basis. The speed and convenience of these emerging payment methods make them attractive options for busy, tech-savvy consumers.Just like other payment methods, however, mobile payments run the risk of fraud. Community financial institutions (FIs) should educate their cardholders on the following best practices to avoid falling victim to fraudsters taking advantage of mobile payment platforms.Know your app — Remind consumers to only install apps from trusted sources. Some applications are not what they appear to be. While an app may advertise free games, it could instead be designed to steal personal data. Encourage consumers to review user ratings and reviews prior to installing a mobile payment app.last_img

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