GlobalAir has developed a fraud reporting system to detect fraudsters claiming to buy an aircraft. The system evaluates questionable people or companies showing interest in the plane through a database that allows brokers to enter names, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, companies and scams being promoted.
The system is free and available to any professional air broker or firm with a GlobalAir account and login. “We were the first in the aviation industry to identify this problem and develop a universal solution that can be used by all professional aviation brokerage firms,” said GlobalAir President and CEO Jeffrey Carrizers.
Fraud Alert is the latest tool developed by GlobalAir to prevent fraud, email spam and viruses. The Louisville, Kentucky-based company also has internal systems in place to identify and remove suspicious individuals and companies submitting inquiries on the aircraft sales section of GlobalAir’s website. Fraud prevention starts with verifying all email addresses through an automated verification process. Analysts are also on the lookout for patterns that show deliberate signs of cheating the system. GlobalAir then notifies those contacted by the fraudster.
“These countless illegal submissions are worth hundreds of thousands of dollars in fraud each year, not to mention the amount of time and energy the brokerage industry invests in researching the individual,” Corrithers said.
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