Synthetic

Fakers Gonna Fake: How to Detect and Prevent Synthetic Identity Fraud

By Pattie Dillon / Oct 6, 2022

Confirming the identity of an existing account holder or for a new account opening is an expensive responsibility looming over the financial sector. Without proper…

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…

Synthetic IDs: To Stop Them, Know How to Build Them

By Kevin Danford / Dec 11, 2019

This is part two of our series on Synthetic ID’s. For part one: check out Intro to Synthetic ID’s From a Former FBI Fraud Fighter …

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…