PayPal tackles chargeback fraud
NOVEMBER 29, 2023
PayPal is attacking illegitimate customer returns with new policies after a rise in e-commerce activity has fueled that type of fraud across the industry.
NOVEMBER 17, 2023
Measuring the cost of fraud losses. The true cost of fraud goes beyond the initial reported fraud losses Would you like other articles like this in your inbox? Takeaway 1 Fraud scams made worse by the pandemic continue to be successful, while crypto-scams are emerging. That equates to $35 billion annually.
SEPTEMBER 4, 2023
While unfortunate, the rising tide of fraud is not necessarily surprising. As technology has evolved, so have their tactics. The dial-up world of the 1990s was a golden age for credit card telephone fraud schemes. Financial criminals have been targeting digital transactions for over three decades.
Consumer losses to fraud rose to $5.8 It's not just any crime; we're talking about money laundering and financial fraud. billion in 2021. Risk assessment is the latest technology that helps companies evaluate risks and ensure proper client onboarding.
SEPTEMBER 20, 2023
How financial institutions can prevent losses from 1st-party fraud Learn strong approaches to identifying, preventing, and detecting 1st-party fraud that will keep your AML program on top of fraud trends. Takeaway 3 Prevention and detection best practices can curb hard dollar 1st-party fraud losses while protecting clients.
SEPTEMBER 6, 2023
Takeaway 1 Check fraud detection is a critical component of AML programs because it is one type of fraud that continues to trend upward in financial institutions. Takeaway 2 According to the FBI, reported losses from check fraud total $1 8 billion annually.
SEPTEMBER 20, 2023
Understanding tax ID fraud FinCrime professionals looking to prevent tax ID fraud, first need to understand the fundamentals of what is happening and their best recourse for prevention. Takeaway 3 If you suspect this type of fraud, file a SAR with the term "tax refund fraud" in the narrative.
SEPTEMBER 8, 2023
How to comply with both Reg CC and fraud requirements Read about the rules outlined by Reg CC, the circumstances that allow exceptions, and what to do when your financial institution suspects fraud. Takeaway 3 Understanding Reg CC and exceptions to the rules will help FIs fight fraud while staying compliant.
SEPTEMBER 20, 2023
Insights into budgeting for BSA/AML and fraud software. What BSA/AML and fraud software matches your needs best? Best practices when budgeting for BSA/AML and fraud software As budgeting season kicks off, it is essential to understand your department’s goals for the next year to accurately budget for BSA/AML and Fraud software.
SEPTEMBER 7, 2023
Court case: Credit union held liable for ACH fraud losses A construction company argued the financial institution "failed to establish a reasonable routine" for monitoring suspicious activity alerts tied to ACH. Takeaway 3 Remember that ACH fraud risk also occurs in the placement stage of a fraudulent or money laundering scheme.
OCTOBER 10, 2023
Use the fraud triangle to prevent fraud at your institution The concept of the fraud triangle is frequently used in business, accounting, and criminology. Takeaway 1 The fraud triangle concept describes three factors that, when combined, incentivize a person to commit fraud. The FTC received fraud reports from 2.4
SEPTEMBER 21, 2023
Internet bank fraud is here to stay; learn how to detect and stop it. Every type of fraud has something unique it leverages to dupe unsuspecting citizens. Learn what is different about internet bank fraud. Takeaway 1 It is important to monitor fraud effectively and consistently. What does this all mean?
MARCH 30, 2023
P2P fraud can be difficult to detect Knowing how criminals avoid detection can help minimize losses at your financial institution. Takeaway 3 Stay informed on various trends and practices to prevent clients and peers from becoming victims of P2P fraud. This can be an indication of fraud. or digital currencies.
JULY 25, 2023
How offering FedNow instant payments affects fraud & AML/CFT compliance What financial crime staff can do to prepare fraud and AML functions for implementing the FedNow Service for instant payments. Would you like other articles on fraud and AML/CFT compliance in your inbox? Instant payments service What is FedNow?
JULY 13, 2023
Avoid fraud losses from pig butchering scams FinCrime professionals looking to prevent pig butchering scams in the age of cryptocurrency can follow these steps to tighten security. Takeaway 1 Investment fraud schemes known as pig butchering scams contributed to $3.3 billion in fraud losses in 2022. billion in 2021.
MARCH 29, 2023
Detecting PPP fraud after the program's end date BSA and fraud professionals saw a spike in fraud during the first two rounds of PPP funding. Takeaway 1 Prosecutors call PPP fraud the largest fraud in a generation. Here's how to detect fraudulent loans still in the portfolio.
OCTOBER 27, 2020
Fraud is something that continually affects the financial industry. Mike Lemberger, senior vice president and regional risk officer for Visa, North America, explains ways that Visa is helping disrupt fraud before it costs consumers and businesses.
FEBRUARY 28, 2023
You might also like this webinar, "Proactive measures to protect against check fraud and fraud loss." REGISTER now Takeaway 1 Phishing is not a new fraud trend, but the rise of smartphones means text messaging fraud is becoming more common. billion to fraud in 2021, a 70% increase over the prior year.
MARCH 3, 2023
Ten red flags to help you identify check fraud A financial institution's guide to identifying mail-related check fraud. You might also like this webinar, "Proactive measures to protect against check fraud and fraud loss." Losses from check fraud total $18 billion annually, representing more than a million checks daily.
APRIL 27, 2022
senators said the company's platform leaves consumers exposed to fraud, with little ability to recover lost funds. In a letter to Zelle's CEO, two U.S. “Your company and the big banks who both own and partner with the platform have abdicated responsibility," they said.
JULY 10, 2023
Stay up-to-date on AI fraud trends to protect your clientele Emerging AI fraud schemes reveal holes in financial institution's defenses. Takeaway 2 Improving security questions is a good step to take to avoid text-to-speech AI fraud schemes. Here are several suggestions for tightening security.
NOVEMBER 1, 2021
Combating Cyber-Enabled Fraud Requires Communication Increases in cybercrime or cyber-enabled fraud deserve attention from financial institutions, as Abrigo expert Terri Luttrell explains in this video. . You might also like this whitepaper, "The 2021 BSA/AML and Fraud Staff Survey: Top Issues for FinCrime Fighters".
MAY 20, 2022
Fraud on Alert for 2022 A review of SAR data , government agenc y releases, a nd fraud findings found these f raud c oncerns and trends to wat ch in 2022. Takeaway 1 An Abrigo review of SAR data, government agency releases, and fraud findings revealed fraud trends to watch for. Fraud Concerns. Starting Point.
JUNE 28, 2023
Share these reports on AML activities to inform directors Reporting to the board on AML and fraud compliance is an essential obligation. Takeaway 3 Recommended reports on AML and fraud metrics for the board include those on high-risk customers and trends on types of fraud and suspicious activity seen.
MAY 25, 2023
Financial institutions and payments players are seeking to coalesce around new efforts to battle skyrocketing payments fraud.
DECEMBER 27, 2022
Fraud trends for financial institutions to watch for in 2023 Financial institutions should not expect a slowdown of any of 2022’s fraud trends. Takeaway 2 A worsening economy increases pressure to commit fraud, provides opportunities to commit fraud, and can be used as an excuse by criminals to rationalize their actions.
DECEMBER 28, 2022
Most-read blogs on financial crime in 2022 Synthetic ID fraud, AML quality control, and SAR writing topics were among Abrigo's top blogs on AML/CFT and fraud this year. . Takeaway 1 AML/CFT and fraud professionals often keep up to date on industry trends by reading Abrigo's blog. The blogs your FinCrime peers are reading.
NOVEMBER 17, 2020
Mobile Payments Today interviewed André Ferraz, the CEO and co-founder of Incognia, a private identity company that provides fraud prevention by using frictionless identity location verification.
JANUARY 12, 2021
Is your company assessing online fraud with a deterministic approach or a probabilistic approach? Beth Shulkin, VP of Global Marketing at Ekata shares her view on the best way to assess fraud risk in the payments landscape today.
OCTOBER 12, 2023
Midland Funding, LLC , recently affirmed the dismissal of consumer fraud claims brought against a debt collector pursuant to the New Jersey Consumer Finance Licensing Act (CFLA), holding that a debt purchaser is not liable under the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act (NJCFA) for failing to obtain a state license under the CFLA.
MAY 5, 2020
At the same time, consumers and merchants are increasingly exposed to a new level of fraud as bad actors are finding new methods and targets to take advantage of the online shift. COVID-19 has let to millions of consumers transitioning to online e-commerce purchases as retail stores have been forced to close or shift to delivery and pickup.
JANUARY 14, 2021
How Institutions Can Avoid Fraud Surprises in the Next Round of the PPP BSA and fraud professionals saw a spike in PPP fraud during the first two rounds of funding. How can they be better prepared to prevent fraud in this next round? Stopping PPP Fraud in New Round of Funding. PPP Fraud Spikes.
OCTOBER 28, 2021
Growing Cyber Fraud Concerns What can financial institutions do to prevent and detect cyber fraud? You might also like this blog on cyber fraud. Takeaway 1 Cyber fraud increased during the pandemic, leaving financial institutions working harder to prevent and detect it. Preventing Cyber Fraud.
NOVEMBER 3, 2021
FinCEN provides guidance on Cyber Fraud What can financial institutions do to prevent and detect cyber fraud? You might also like this blog on FinCEN's AML/CTF priorities on cyber fraud. Takeaway 3 The FinCEN releases also focus on money mule schemes and imposter fraud, both increasing due to the pandemic. .
AUGUST 3, 2020
When it comes to B2B payments fraud, it’s not a matter of if it happens, but when. Speaking with Karen Webster in a recent interview , OnPay Solutions President and CEO Neal Anderson explained that organizations have to prepare themselves to mitigate the fraud threat, even as employees work from home. ” $4.13 ” $4.13
DECEMBER 28, 2020
Nacha is issuing a warning to accounts payable professionals with regards to the rising threat of fraud. Further, Nacha said, the survey revealed AP professionals are facing increasing fraud attempts that target AP processes specifically. But accounts payable is far from the only back-office financial workflow at risk of fraud.
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