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Fraud Trends & Technology: Using Big Data to Solve Big Fraud Problems

April 21 at 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM EST

Criminals are targeting financial institutions and customers with increasingly complex scams, from COVID-19-related government benefits fraud to schemes exploiting the speed of real-time payments. In this special rebroadcast from the...

  Blog

FinCEN Supplemental Advisory Outlines New Human Trafficking Typologies, Red Flags

January 14, 2021 by Verafin

On October 15, 2020, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) released a Supplemental Advisory on Identifying and Reporting Human Trafficking and Related Activity, in response to the potential growth...

  Blog

Crime Trends & Technology: Reflections & Perspectives for 2021

December 16, 2020 by Verafin

In a recent year-end presentation, we explored the unrelenting challenges of 2020, the trends and technology developments throughout the year, and offered an overview of how recent industry threats...

  Feature Sheet

COVID-19-Related SBA Loan Fraud Detection

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loans have become prime targets for criminals eager to profit from the massive Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. With millions of dollars...

  Blog

Criminals Strike SBA Programs Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

August 7, 2020 by Verafin

“While American small business owners and employees are struggling, fraudsters are busy trying to steal the money meant to help those families survive. With billions of dollars in aid...

  Archived Webinar

Elder Financial Abuse

Originally Presented: June 30, 2020

Elder financial abuse is a devastating crime that is growing in prevalence as bad actors exploit fear and uncertainty of vulnerable customers during the COVID-19 crisis. Believed to be largely...

  Blog

Defining Moments in the War on Financial Crimes

June 30, 2020 by Jim Richards

Fifty years ago, the law we now call the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) was passed, and the war on financial crimes truly began. The BSA began with the Currency and...

  Feature Sheet

COVID-19-Related Unemployment Benefit Fraud Detection

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an economic downturn and compelled millions of Americans to file for unemployment benefits. With claims systems strained by historic and accelerated volumes of applications, criminals...

  Blog

Money Mules Moving Illicit Proceeds from COVID-19-Related Crimes

June 11, 2020 by Verafin

“In the past, money mules have been viewed as low-level offenders, transferring small amounts of cash. However, organised, sophisticated money mule schemes have evolved as a [professional money launderer]...

  Blog

Benefits Fraud Rising as Unemployment Claims Soar

May 28, 2020 by Verafin

“It is deeply troubling to see these reports of fraudulent unemployment claims being filed and allegedly paid by the State Employment Security Department. These are our public tax dollars....