065 – Dean Locke of Riskified – Enabling Ecommerce and Reducing Fraud in Travel

An eCommerce fraud protection solution that protects travel companies…

RiskifiedDean Locke, Head of Business Development at Riskified (the world’s leading eCommerce fraud-prevention company, trusted by hundreds of global brands – from luxury fashion houses and retail chains, to gift card and ticket marketplaces), joins John Matson and Bess Chapman  in the MouthMedia Network studios powered by Sennheiser.

In this episode:

  • Travel as a high-ticket item, attractive to fraudsters because they can sell per transaction
  • Smaller margins mean magnification of chargebacks
  • How fraud happens
  • Gift cards are highly targeted
  • When revenue streams must shut down due to fraud


  • A Cakeboss treat
  • Being received in the travel space
  • The shift to digital payment, and preparing for cryptocurrencies
  • Indicators of risky transactions
  • The tech scene in NYC

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