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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...

  Blog

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...

  Archived Webinar

Trends & Technology: The Evolution of Fraud in a Digital Age

Originally Presented: October 24, 2017

  In this insightful session, Mauriceo Castanheiro, Director of Fraud Analytics; discusses the changing landscape of financial crime with a focus on emerging fraud trends. This webinar will highlight specific...

  Archived Webinar

Fraud Trends Targeting Credit Unions & Members

Originally Presented: October 4, 2017

Verafin is proud to present this educational webinar for the benefit of CUNA credit unions.   Mauriceo Castanheiro, industry expert and Verafin’s Director of Fraud Analytics, discusses the fraud...

  Blog

No Jackpot: Recognizing Lottery Scam Activity

August 14, 2017 by Verafin

Congratulations! You’ve won the lottery! Wait. How have you won a lottery you don’t remember entering? Who cares! It’s a lot of money, right? Unfortunately, not in this case. There’s...

  Blog

Romance Fraud Scams

July 9, 2017 by Verafin

Crime prevention is regularly focused on statistics and numbers. High dollar losses make for eye-catching headlines, sometimes making it easy to forget that fraud has a very human impact. If...

  Blog

ACH Payments: Mitigating the Risks of Faster Fraud

June 12, 2017 by Verafin

ACH payments have become one of the primary means of noncash payment in the past fifteen years. As consumers demand more convenience and flexibility in their banking options — these...

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28 Red Flags for Elder Financial Abuse

April 28, 2015 by Denise Hutchings

“Growing Epidemic” and “Rampant, Largely Invisible, Expensive and Lethal Problem” “Elder financial abuse has become more acute.” This somber assessment by Thomas Curry, Chief Officer of the OCC (Office of...

  Event: Demo

Real-time Detection for Payments Fraud

May 12 at 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM EST

Faster funds result in faster fraud – as customers and institutions turn to payments channels such as wire, ACH and P2P solutions for their speed and convenience, opportunistic criminals are...

  Event: Webinar

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...