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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...

  Blog

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...

  Archived Webinar

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,...

  Archived Webinar

ACAMS Webinar
Cybercrime: A Prominent and Growing Financial Crime Threat

Originally Presented: December 8, 2016

“Great overview of cybercrimes currently effecting financial institutions. Also, good example of real case; this was extremely insightful.” Compliance Officer, JP Morgan “ Each webinar from these presenters is educational,...

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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...