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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 and fabricated identification information to create synthetic or fake identities which... 

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Three Technological Landmarks in the Fight Against Financial Crime

May 20, 2016 by Verafin

If there’s such a thing as a sure bet, it’s that criminals will always adapt and find a way to grow their bottom line. And that’s why, in the world of financial crime technology, stagnation is fatal. A lack of... 

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15 Red Flags for New Account Fraud

July 14, 2015 by Denise Hutchings

Compromised credentials from a data breach or malware are frequently exploited by financial criminals to perpetrate new account fraud. The agency [FBI] used to learn about a new, large-scale data breach every two or three weeks. “Now, it is close... 

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10 Ploys Fraudsters Use to Commit Identity Fraud

June 26, 2015 by Denise Hutchings

Financial Criminals and SSNs Make a Bad Combination A Social Security number (SSN), which supposedly distinguishes one person’s identity from another, is a key piece of information for a financial institution’s Customer Due Diligence (CDD) process and opening bank accounts....