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The Wagon Wheel: Restaurant Employee Theft Prevention

The Wagon Wheel: Restaurant Employee Theft Prevention

Are you familiar with all of the ways employees can steal from restaurants and bars?  According to the National Restaurant Association, theft and fraud amount to 4% of industry sales! One of the most common is through a trick called “The Wagon Wheel.”  How...
Part 2, More Fraud Prevention Tips for POS

Part 2, More Fraud Prevention Tips for POS

A continuance of our tips from last week from Mercury: Merchants should attempt to swipe every card through a POS terminal. If the terminal cannot read the card, merchants should take a manual imprint of the card. When using a manual imprinter, merchants should check...
Part 1: 6 Tips to Prevent Fraud at the Point of Sale

Part 1: 6 Tips to Prevent Fraud at the Point of Sale

Thank you to Mercury for sharing these important tips for preventing fraud at the point of sale! If a photograph of the cardholder is present on the card, merchants should compare the photograph on the card with the person presenting the card. Merchants should check...