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Modus Operandi of a Criminal Organization

Originally Presented: June 1, 2022

The Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) National Priorities identified Transnational Criminal Organizations (TCOs) as a significant threat. Financial institutions require a... 

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Crossing Boundaries: The Expansive Threat of BEC

May 20, 2021 by Verafin

“For five years in a row, BEC is responsible for the most financial losses reported to the FBI. We have no reason to believe that 2021 will be any different.” Agari, 2021 As the industry rebounds from a challenging year,... 

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Unusual Access – Reconnaissance Agent

A cybercriminal’s end goal is to siphon funds out of a victim’s online bank account. Once they gain access to the online account they will... 

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Risky Online Banking Setup Agent

Confidence scams, like romance or job scams, are a growing ploy by fraudsters to establish trust with a victim with the end goal of obtaining... 

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Unusual Access – ACH Agent

Online customer accounts are a serious target for sophisticated cybercriminals looking to commit unauthorized transfers. Once an online account has been breached, money can be... 

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Fighting Fraud Scams in the COVID-19 Crisis

April 1, 2020 by Verafin

“While this crisis has brought out the best in most Americans, there appear to be a few unfortunate exceptions. We will not tolerate bad actors who treat the crisis as an opportunity to get rich quick.” – U.S. Attorney General... 

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Fraud Risks in Turbulent Times

March 20, 2020 by Verafin

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread throughout the world, financial institutions have been encouraged to remain steadfast in their ongoing scrutiny of potentially suspicious behavior and to diligently report suspected fraudulent activity. On March 16, 2020, FinCEN released a... 

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Redefining Fraud: Combating Evolving Business Email Compromise Schemes

January 23, 2020 by Verafin

In their search for the path of least resistance, fraudsters have discovered that trickery and deception are highly effective strategies. As noted by FinCEN, Business Email Compromise (BEC) is one area of financial crime where these tactics reign supreme, and... 

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Synthetic Identity Fraud: Unreal Identities Result in Real Fraud Losses

Originally Presented: February 14, 2019

In this digital age, vast amounts of compromised customer information from data breaches and fraud scams is readily available for purchase on the dark web.... 

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Unreal Identities Leading to Real Crimes

February 4, 2019 by Verafin

Synthetic identity fraud has become a vehicle for fraudsters to commit a host of financial crimes, such as account fraud, loan fraud or online banking fraud. Criminals combine real and fabricated identification information to create synthetic or fake identities which...