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    The pandemic has taken refund fraud to a new level, attracting the attention of the organized criminal element. Read Take On Payments for a discussion.
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    Read Take On Payments to learn how the Fed's payments study data line up nicely with anecdotal evidence.
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    Read Take On Payments to learn what data from the 2019 Federal Reserve Payments Study tell us about growth in businesses' use of credit cards.
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    The Atlanta Fed's Retail Payments Risk Forum decided to see if their own payments patterns have changed in response to the pandemic. Read Take On Payments to learn more.

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