When PayPal needs to battle fraud, it sends in the Israelis
PayPal employees in Tel Aviv, mostly veterans of the army intelligence corps, team up with algorithms to decide whether your transaction should go through.
A few years ago, an American living in Indiana opened an account with PayPal, the U.S. company for making payments and money transfers online. A few months later, funds were drawn from the account — from Iraq, and the delivery address for the goods ordered was in Germany.
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