There has been a rise in crypto fraud, and a substantial portion of it can be attributed to stimulus funding and paycheck protection programs, says David Britton, vice president of strategy, global ID and fraud at Experian. He discusses new authentication methods and stricter regulations.
In the today’s digital world, when so much of our lives are online, identity verification and authentication are critical to addressing fraud-related risk management challenges. To prevent fraud and protect your business and your customers, you must be certain the people you are dealing with are who they represent...
Expectations for AML Responsible Officers and their operational teams are increasing in response to the combination of new techniques for money laundering, organised crime, geopolitical issues and new actors. To meet these increased expectations, operational resilience and sustainability using intelligent analytics...
Findings from the latest LexisNexis® Risk Solutions Cybercrime Report revealed that between July-December 2021, the mobile share of transactions in the LexisNexis® Digital Identity Network® reached 75% for the first time, as app-based transactions become the predominant means by which consumers transact globally. ...
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As new payment types proliferate globally, payment and identity fraud is also skyrocketing. In 2021, global card fraud losses hit a staggering $28.58 billion.
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U.S. officials say that while it would be nearly impossible for Russia to "flip the switch" and convert to cryptocurrency to stabilize its sanctioned economy, they caution that Russian elites and entities may yet try to skirt the measures by transferring and obfuscating funds across the blockchain.
The Department of Justice has named Eun Young Choi as its first National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team's director, and the FBI formed the Virtual Asset Exploitation Unit to assist with blockchain analysis for theft and extortion crimes that have connections to crypto.
Lawmakers on the House Committee on Financial Services this week announced nine provisions of its America COMPETES Act of 2022 - one of which has been criticized by cryptocurrency proponents for potential privacy and due process concerns.
The Israeli Ministry of Defense reportedly seized $836,168 worth of cryptocurrency from a currency exchange firm with ties to the Hamas terrorist group. The use of cryptocurrency by cybercriminals may be advantageous to law enforcement agencies, according to some experts.
2021 has been a dynamic year for fraud and financial crime, and the events that have emerged out of the quickly changing risk landscape continue to create new vulnerabilities for financial services organizations (FSOs).
Key fraud and AML trends of the past year have been particularly prevalent and are positioned...
One of the effective ways to tackle AML fraud is to leverage technologies such as behavioral biometrics and device biometrics, says Charles Subrt, director of the fraud and AML practice at Aite-Novarica Group.
Cryptocurrency-using criminals continue to rely on services designed to launder their virtual currency to give them "clean coins" that are tougher for law enforcement to trace. Experts say such services are widely marketed on cybercrime forums, and sometimes provided directly to ransomware groups' affiliates.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury unveiled additional steps to curb the illicit use of cryptocurrencies on Friday, warning enterprises not to engage with sanctioned entities exploiting the financial system - particularly to launder ransomware proceeds.