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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 often make demographic changes to...

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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 personally identifiable information (PII) and...

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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 moved very quickly. This short...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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. To further their illicit schemes,...

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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...

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Business Email Compromise (BEC) Fraud

December 10, 2018 by Verafin

This blog was originally published in July 2017 and has been updated to reflect up-to-date statistics and references. Business Email Compromise (BEC) has become a big earner in the criminal...

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Unmasking online account takeover

December 19, 2017 by Verafin

The intersection of fraud and online banking accounts continues to be big business. With our dependence on smart phones and as the Internet continues to seemingly expand into every aspect...