Ronen Shnidman

'Online Fraudcast' Podcast Explores Fraud Topics

By Ronen Shnidman / Aug 27, 2018

Fraud prevention consultant Karisse Hendrick joined with about-fraud.dream.press contributor and ex-con Brett Johnson to launch this summer “The Online Fraudcast” podcast. Over the first few…

ThetaRay Raises $30M in Quiet July for Fraud Prevention

By Ronen Shnidman / Aug 2, 2018

Investment activity in the fraud prevention space was light in July, with the exception of a $30 million Series B funding round by Israel-based ThetaRay…

Whitepages Launches Advanced Manual Review Tool

By Ronen Shnidman / Jul 26, 2018

Whitepages Pro launched its new manual review tool Whitepages Pro Insight this Tuesday to help business prevent and identify fraud among customer transactions. The new…

New Search Tool for Fraud Solutions Launches

By Ronen Shnidman / Jul 11, 2018

 About-fraud.com launched this Wedneday a free search filter system to aid companies in locating solutions to their online fraud problems in a market expected to…

Smyte Leaves Customers in the Lurch

By Ronen Shnidman / Jul 9, 2018

Smyte and Twitter left dozens of the former’s clients out in the cold at the end of last month, shutting off the company’s API with…

PayPal and Twitter Buy Anti-Fraud Startups in June

By Ronen Shnidman / Jul 4, 2018

Mergers and acquisition activity took off in the fraud space in June with PayPal’s $120 million acquisition of Simility and Twitter’s buyout of Smyte. Meanwhile,…

FraudCon 2.0 Draws Over 500 Fraud Fighters to Israel

By Ronen Shnidman / Jun 24, 2018

“Over 500 fraud fighting professionals turned out last Tuesday for FraudCon 2.0, a daylong mini-conference dedicated to fraud prevention held as part of the larger…

Signifyd Raises $100M in May

By Ronen Shnidman / Jun 11, 2018

Signifyd closed a $100 million Series D investment round at the end of May, with the investment vehicle of the chairman of leading Indian information…

First Fraud Data Exchange for Auto Industry Launches

By Ronen Shnidman / May 30, 2018

PointPredictive formally launched today, May 30, a fraud data exchange for auto lenders at the Auto Lending Fraud Consortium Roundtable in Fort Worth, Texas. Auto…

Iovation Is Latest Fraud Acquisition By Data Provider

By Ronen Shnidman / May 28, 2018

Major international credit bureau and identity data provider TransUnion announced on May 18 that it would acquire fraud solution vendor iovation. Terms for the deal…