Fraud

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Fraud Startups announce $100B in new funding

By KJ McAlpin on Oct 20, 2022

Fraud Startups — the technologically savvy, well-funded, nimble, growth-oriented, and organized network of fraudsters — today announced they raised nearly $100B in a new funding round led by pandemic relief fraud. What are FIs doing about this?

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Behind the mask of third-party fraud

By Ricardo Wiesner on Oct 13, 2022

Third-party fraud poses a threat to banks and fintech companies. Not only are there multiple ways for fraudsters to get around your defenses—their methods are constantly evolving. Read on to learn how to stop this dangerous type of fraud.

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Synthetic identities: why fraudsters need imaginary friends

By Ricardo Wiesner on Sep 15, 2022

Synthetic identity fraud is a growing problem. Fraudsters go to extreme lengths to craft identities—complete with social security numbers, names, addresses, and even loyalty program memberships—which they then use to carry out complex (and often costly) fraud schemes. In this post, we dive into the how, the why, and the what you can do about it.

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Fraudsters adapt. So should your fraud prevention strategy.

By Yigit Yildirim on Sep 6, 2022

We asked Yigit Yildirim, Socure’s Vice President and Head of Fraud & Risk, to offer his perspective on the modern identity fraud stack, paths to optimize fraud efficacy, and consider how forward-thinking fraud teams should prepare for changing economic conditions.

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How to outsmart referral fraud

By Caroline Lu on Aug 24, 2022

Referral marketing can be a great approach to acquiring new customers. It can also open you up to referral fraud scams. We take a deep dive into referral fraud and share some tactics to prevent it.

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How to approve more good customers

In this eBook, we explore how using multiple data source providers in your identity verification process can not only help you mitigate fraud risks, but also bring on more good customers.

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NFTs: fraud or the future?

By Carolyn Philip on Aug 22, 2022

NFTs are a misunderstood innovation. While they may seem like a speculative asset class, many more potential use cases exist. But fraud is unfortunately rampant, and it's important to understand what will drive positive (or increasingly risky) developments in this space.

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Fraud Q&A series: Protecting your organization from Card-Not-Present (CNP) Fraud with IDology

By Aisana Nurusheva on Aug 16, 2022

The latest guest in our fraud Q&A series exploring fraud trends in the financial services space is Christina Luttrell, CEO at GBG Americas. Christina explains why IDology is concerned about Card-Not-Present fraud and what they are doing to protect financial institutions from it.

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On the front lines of a fraud attack

By Sophie Shin on Aug 8, 2022

An Alloy Client Success Manager takes you through his first-hand experience helping one of our clients work through a fraud attack.

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Maximizing ROI on your consumer credit marketing campaigns

By KJ McAlpin on Jul 26, 2022

We weigh the pros and cons of broad advertising for consumer credit cards and share three cost-effective tips for expanding your TAM without opening yourself up to more risk.

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Fraud Q&A Series: Tackling SIM Swap Fraud with Prove

By Aisana Nurusheva on Jul 12, 2022

The latest guest in our fraud Q&A series exploring fraud trends in the financial services space is Mary Ann Miller, the Fraud & Cybercrime Executive Advisor and VP of Client Experience at Prove. We talk to Mary about what FIs can do to prevent SIM swapping.

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How you can stop fraud at the flip of a switch

By KJ McAlpin on Jun 17, 2022

You don’t want to get caught in a fraud attack and then have to scramble to figure out how to respond, build new workflows and integrate with new data providers. We share some tips on how you can stay one step ahead of fraudsters.

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Fraud Q&A Series: Detect and prevent account takeover fraud attacks

By Aisana Nurusheva on May 16, 2022

Introducing a new blog series that highlights the most pressing fraud trends affecting financial institutions today. For the first installment, we talked with Mike Cook from Socure about account takeover fraud.

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3 reasons why you need a fraud & risk management solution built specifically for the financial services industry

By Natalie Seidman on Sep 9, 2021

It might seem as if the challenges in mitigating fraud are similar across industries and that any fraud and risk management solution could be adapted to whichever type of fraud is relevant to your business, but the truth is it’s not that simple. 

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Resources

EBOOK
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How to approve more good customers

Your guide to using multiple data sources for identity verification

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EBOOK
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Your guide to build vs. buy

Discover which path forward is right for your organization's identity decisioning process

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The value of an identity decisioning platform

How to calculate the ROI

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New Feature

By Alloy on Nov 23, 2022

Counterparty sanction screening for transaction monitoring workflows

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Updated Feature

By Alloy on Nov 15, 2022

Socure plug-in for Alloy SDK

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By Alloy on Oct 20, 2022

New design for the Alloy login page

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SDK theme customizations

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