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How financial institutions can help end elder financial exploitation

June 18, 2018 by Verafin

Elder financial exploitation (EFE) may be the crime of the 21st century. The available numbers paint a scary picture: one 2015 report indicated seniors are defrauded of nearly $36.5 Billion annually, over 12 times the amount previously reported. In August... 

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Elder Financial Abuse: Protecting Vulnerable Customers from Fraud

Originally Presented: May 10, 2018

Elder Abuse is a growing crime that should compel everyone to take action. While it is believed that as few as 1 in 14 cases... 

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Building momentum in the fight against human trafficking

January 9, 2018 by Verafin

Throughout 2017 awareness of human trafficking as a modern human tragedy — orchestrated by criminal organizations on a global scale — continued to grow. Equally important, there was an increased recognition of the vital role financial crime investigators at financial... 

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Best Practices for Human Trafficking Investigations

Originally Presented: November 29, 2017

Financial institutions and investigators can play a critical role the fight against Human Trafficking — to follow the money, uncover perpetrators, and protect potential victims... 

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Industry alert: NACHA warns of risks in C2C ACH Debits

November 28, 2017 by Verafin

NACHA has turned the risk spotlight on Consumer-to-Consumer (C2C — also known as Account-to-Account (A2A) or Peer-to-Peer (P2P)) debit payments again. Over the past six months we have seen a steady flow of warnings within the industry about the dangers... 

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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... 

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U.S. Court Case: 60 Funnel Accounts Used by Heroin Trafficking Organization

September 27, 2017 by Denise Hutchings

“Narcotics traffickers will attempt to create elaborate financial networks in an effort to launder illegal drug proceeds.” (James Dorsey, Acting Special Agent in Charge IRS Criminal Investigation, June 2017) Heroin Trafficking Organizations Targeted by OFAC In May 2017, Treasury Secretary... 

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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 popular electronic money transfers create potential risks for your financial institution.... 

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Understanding Fraud Schemes & Scams

Fraud is constantly evolving. As the industry has implemented controls to protect against traditional first-party fraud and account takeover fraud, fraudsters have adjusted their strategies...