AF Education

What Can We Learn from UK Finance’s Latest Fraud Report?

By Mark Taylor / May 18, 2020

UK Finance recently released its “Fraud – the Facts 2020” report, which details the latest fraud statistics from the UK banking industry, including categorised insights…

When Good Customers Turn to Fraud

By PJ Rohall / Apr 30, 2020

It seems pretty straightforward… there are people who don’t commit fraud – your good customers – and people who commit fraud – the ones you…

5 Considerations When Evaluating Fraud Solutions

By PJ Rohall / Apr 16, 2020

The fraud prevention ecosystem is chock-full of solution providers and it can be a bit dizzying navigating the different technologies, industries and use cases in…

The Rise in Scams: Learn The M.O.’s & Tips to Stay Safe!

By PJ Rohall / Apr 7, 2020

You have three kids, two dogs and a full-time job. You manage three different devices, multiple emails and too many social media accounts to track.…

2020 Priorities: Pre-Authorization Risk Screening, CCPA & More!

By Kushal Skah / Feb 20, 2020

The record number of data breaches in 2019 serves as a great reminder of why new advances in digital identity verification (DIDV) are increasingly critical. However, I…

A Quick Guide to Prevent Senior Citizen Scams

By Gabriel Friedlander / Feb 17, 2020

Scammers do not discriminate. They are constantly looking for victims and have no problem preying on senior citizens to con them out of their life…

Fraud Screening for Retailers: Prepare for Volume Spikes

By Rafael Lourenco / Feb 6, 2020

Retailers spend all year getting their product selection, inventory, logistics and marketing ready for year-end peak sales seasons, but they often don’t adjust their fraud…

Concrete Steps to Address Synthetic ID Fraud for Mortgages

By Kevin Danford / Dec 19, 2019

Let’s begin this section by clearly stating the obvious, which is that it’s completely up to you and your legal beagles to determine what basis…

Intro to Synthetic ID's From a Former FBI Fraud Fighter

By Kevin Danford / Dec 5, 2019

Basics & Background In layman’s terms, a synthetic ID is created when a fraudster takes a real or fake social security number (SSN), builds a…

Sim Swap Fraud’s Dangerous Evolution

By Ronen Shnidman / Jul 9, 2019

SIM swap fraud has evolved in the last two to three years, according to Nuance Chief Fraud Prevention Officer Simon Marchand. What used to be…