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U.S. Court Case: 5 Cyber-Enabled Financial Crimes

December 4, 2016 by Denise Hutchings

Last week, U.S. authorities in conjunction with international law enforcement issued a press release on the dismantling of a cyber criminal infrastructure known as Avalanche. A joint statement by U.S....

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U.S. Wire Fraud Case: Multiple Companies and Multiple Banks Exploited

October 10, 2016 by Denise Hutchings

Wire fraud that emanates from the combination of identity theft and email compromise has skyrocketed to an escalated threat level in the class of evolving cybercrimes which exploit both financial...

  Archived Webinar

Tricks of the Cyber-Trade: Email Compromise Fraud Schemes

Originally Presented: October 5, 2016

Business Email Compromise (BEC) and Email Account Compromise (EAC) are among the growing trends of cyber-enabled crime adversely affecting financial institutions — with $3.1 billion worldwide in exposed dollar losses...

  Infographic

E-mail Compromise Fraud Schemes

E-mail compromise fraud consists of schemes where criminals compromise a victim’s e-mail account and send fraudulent wire transfer instructions to Financial Institutions (FIs). This infographic highlights key facts and figures...

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U.S. Bank Account Information Sold on Dark Web Marketplace

August 25, 2016 by Denise Hutchings

A recent online post under the “Fraud” category of a Dark Web marketplace read as follows: “High Balance [redacted bank name] Logins 30K-150K Available…I bring you freshly hacked [redacted bank...

  Infographic

Synthetic Identity Fraud

How are synthetic identities created and exploited in financial institutions? Highlights: Identity Fraud and SSN Hackers and Data Breaches Synthetic Identity Fraud How Financial Institutions are Exploited Synthetic Identity Crime...

  Infographic

How Do Criminals Get Debit Card Data?

Criminals are more sophisticated than ever before. Global criminal enterprises are executing attacks involving thousands of cards and accessing massive amounts of card data. This infographic outlines: How has POS...

  White Paper

The Rise of Eurasian Financial Criminal Enterprises: The New Mafia

Chris Swecker (retired Executive Assistant Director, FBI and former Global Security Director, Bank of America) has published an eye-opening white paper on “The New Mafia”, a comprehensive crime business model...

  Archived Webinar

ACAMS Webinar: The Rise of Organized Financial Crime: The New Mafia

Originally Presented: April 30, 2013

This session provides a revealing ‘walk-through’ of the inner workings of today’s organized financial crime enterprise. It illustrates how these virtual, viral and technologically-savvy organizations mimic the sophistication and best...