Established provider LexisNexis Risk Solutions remains atop Forrester's digital fraud management rankings, while upstart Sift broke into the leaders category for the first time. Many providers in the space have expanded from payment transactions to account takeover fraud as well as handling scams.
In the aftermath of the pandemic and global political unrest, the risks of identity and credential theft have surged, and a deluge of scams are exploiting the crisis. Consumers facing disrupted incomes seek credit solutions, and fraudsters seek to exploit them by using application fraud tactics.
Financial institutions globally have invested heavily in anti-financial crimes strategies and tools that report potential risk to regulatory authorities. But so have their adversaries. David Stewart and Keith Swanson discuss how institutions are using AI/ML to create more effective fraud defenses.
Synthetic ID fraud has moved beyond business-to-consumers to business-to-business fraud as more bad actors are opening fraudulent commercial accounts at financial institutions, said Dori Buckethal, vice president of risk and fraud solutions at Thomson Reuters.
The alleged operator of the darknet narcotics marketplace Monopoly has been extradited to the U.S. to stand trial. The FBI said it identified Milomir Desnica, a 33-year-old dual Croatian and Serbian national, thanks in part to invoices found in a Monopoly database seized by German law enforcement.
Phishing attacks have come a long way from the spray-and-pray emails of just a few decades ago. Now they’re more targeted, more cunning and more dangerous. And this enormous security gap leaves you open to business email compromise, session hijacking, ransomware and more.
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Each year, billions of dollars are transferred in and out of money mule accounts to support a variety of money laundering schemes. But banks are now using machine learning and AI more effectively to spot mule accounts. Two experts shared the latest approaches and tools for beefing up AML programs.
2022 taught us that fincrime is anything but predictable. Fraud activities and scams have rapidly evolved, accompanied by increasingly audacious fraudsters. From individuals to businesses, government entities to financial institutions (FIs).
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In the latest weekly update, finance security expert Ari Redbord joins ISMG editors to discuss takeaways from the U.S. Treasury's 2023 DeFi Illicit Finance Risk Assessment, the state of blockchain analytics and where it is headed, and traction for FinCEN's Financial Action Task Force Travel Rule.
The emergence of real-time payments has transformed the financial industry, but it has also opened the door to new threats and challenges for fraud prevention and anti-money laundering professionals in the US.
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Coinbase agreed to a $100 million settlement with the New York financial regulator on Wednesday over cybersecurity lapses and failure to comply with anti-money laundering guidelines that allowed criminals to use the platform for fraud, money laundering and other illicit activities.
The U.S. attorney in New York has established a task force to trace and recover funds missing from FTX and manage probes related to the firm's collapse. The team comprises prosecutors with expertise in securities and commodities fraud, money laundering and asset forfeiture and cybersecurity.