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Combating Complex Check Fraud

April 12, 2024 by Colin Parsons

Check fraud is often viewed as an outdated crime — but these scams are in fact becoming highly sophisticated and causing significant losses. In 2023, there was $21B in check fraud losses in the Americas, representing nearly 80% of total... 

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Romance Scams: 6 Questions to Save Lives & Livelihoods

March 6, 2024 by Colin Parsons

“People lose their homes, their security, everything. They have already lost their friends, their family, and ultimately some are losing their lives. We don’t want that to happen. As a professional, would it be better for you to question their... 

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Fraud Trends & Technology 2023

January 22, 2024 by Colin Parsons

Fraud never sleeps, and neither should financial institutions. As digital technology continues to develop new and faster ways to move money throughout the financial system, fraudsters are evolving to find new ways to intercept that money and commit their nefarious... 

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Banking on Deceit: Billions Lost to Cybercrime & Authorized Push Payment Fraud

April 21, 2023 by Colin Parsons

“Today’s cyber landscape has provided ample opportunities for criminals and adversaries to target U.S. networks, attack our critical infrastructure, hold our money and data for ransom, facilitate large-scale fraud schemes, and threaten our national security.” – Timothy Langan, Executive Assistant... 

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Fraud Trends and Technology 2022

January 30, 2023 by Colin Parsons

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12 Red Flags for Elder Financial Exploitation

November 9, 2022 by Colin Parsons

“Financial institutions serve on the frontlines in protecting their older customers’ finances, and can play a critical role in helping to identify, prevent, and report suspected elder financial exploitation. Financial institutions’ vigilance matters. Their reporting matters.” – Himamauli Das, FinCEN...