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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...

  Archived Webinar

Incoming Wire Fraud: Uncovering Money Mules with FRAMLx

Originally Presented: May 31, 2018

Fraud scams, such as Business Email Compromise, Work-from-home, and Romance scams are rarely isolated events. As fraud has become more sophisticated, large criminal organizations use layers of schemes to hide...

  White Paper

The Cyber Crime Wave: What Bankers Need to Know

November 2016 In his insightful white paper The Cyber Crime Wave: What Bankers Need To Know, Chris Swecker, former Assistant Director of the FBI discusses the pervasive risk presented by...

  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...

  Blog

Crime Trends & Technology: Reflections & Perspectives for 2021

December 16, 2020 by Verafin

In a recent year-end presentation, we explored the unrelenting challenges of 2020, the trends and technology developments throughout the year, and offered an overview of how recent industry threats may...

  Feature Sheet

COVID-19-Related Wire Fraud Detection

Wire fraud, including Business Email Compromise (BEC), is a growing threat during the COVID-19 crisis as criminals exploit disrupted business processes, cloud-based email services and more. Financial institutions must vigilantly...

  Blog

Taking Quick Action Against COVID-19 Crimes

May 4, 2020 by Verafin

Financial crime has proven to be a serious and growing challenge during the COVID-19 crisis. Fraudsters have promptly exploited the pandemic for their gain; with many financial institutions closed or...

  Video

Unusual Access – Reconnaissance Agent

A cybercriminal’s end goal is to siphon funds out of a victim’s online bank account. Once they gain access to the online account they will often make demographic changes to...

  Video

Unusual Outgoing Wire – Business Agent

With criminal schemes such as Business Email Compromise a growing problem, institutions need enhanced monitoring to prevent serious loss. This short video highlights Verafin’s targeted agent for Unusual Outgoing Wire...

  Video

Unusual Access – ACH Agent

Online customer accounts are a serious target for sophisticated cybercriminals looking to commit unauthorized transfers. Once an online account has been breached, money can be moved very quickly. This short...