Interviews

Cifas NGO Expanding to Tackle Fraud Globally

Mike Haley began his career as a fraud investigator for Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HRMC) (equivalent to the U.S. IRS). After cutting his teeth at the HRMC, he worked in public sector fraud prevention roles including leading teams investigating fraud against the National Health Service (NHS) and local government,...Readmore

The Evolving Landscape of CNP Fraud

DJ Murphy is the editor-in-chief and co-founder of CardNotPresent.com, which he co-founded with CEO Steve Casco in 2011. Murphy’s involvement in the world of card-not-present began in 2008 when he worked at Paybefore a trade publication for the prepaid card industry. About-fraud recently spoke with Murphy ahead of its annual...Readmore
Nuance Security Suite voice biometrics

Capturing Fraudsters One Voice and Click at a Time

Brett Beranek is Vice President & General Manager, Security Business at Nuance Communications. He is a biometrics and customer experience (CX) expert fascinated by transformative technologies. Brett works with Nuance's financial institution and telecom clients around the globe to deploy state of the art security technology while maintaining an exceptional...Readmore
pink collar crime

Investigating Pink Collar Crime with Kelly Paxton

For almost three decades, Kelly Paxton has made it her life's work to fight fraud. As a certified fraud examiner (CFE), speaker, teacher and domain expert, she uses her knowledge to educate individuals and businesses about the many facets of pink-collar crime. Kelly recently took a few moment to talk...Readmore
Israel Police Tal Ben Yosef Union Bank of Israel

How the Israel Police Fights Money Laundering

Tal Ben Yosef is an accredited lawyer and fraud prevention manager at the Union Bank of Israel, but until a few months ago he was the head of the fraud investigations department of the Shfela region in the Israel Police. He started his career in investigations during his mandatory military...Readmore
Mike LeMieux FBI

FBI Working with Business to Fight Fraud

Michael LeMieux served in the FBI as a Supervisory Special Agent at the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center. He managed there investigations involving theft of trade secrets, counterfeit goods that pose a threat to health/safety and copyright and trademark infringement cases. Since retiring from the FBI,  LeMieux has served...Readmore
Online Fraudcast podcast

‘Online Fraudcast’ Podcast Explores Fraud Topics

Fraud prevention consultant Karisse Hendrick joined with about-fraud.com contributor and ex-con Brett Johnson to launch this summer “The Online Fraudcast” podcast. Over the first few episodes, the duo discuss e-commerce fraud issues facing merchants and consumers with insights drawn from both the good guys and the bad guys along with...Readmore
Fraud in fantasy sports Q&A

Knocking Out ATO in Fantasy Sports

Rick Skawinski, Jr. is a data analyst specializing in fraud tools at FanDuel.com, a one-day fantasy sports game website with millions of registered users that provides immediate cash payouts to winners. Rick has been fighting card-not-present (CNP) fraud for over four years, ever since his mother's identity was stolen and...Readmore
Zensed adaptable like Jell-O

Zensed: A Fraud Solution Shaped Like Jell-O

Zensed is an anti-fraud company based in Europe with representation in Sweden, U.K. & the U.S. Its founders operate high risk payment gateways around the globe and originally developed Zensed technology in 2015 to combat their own fraud problems. Victor Fredung is the Sweden-based CEO and co-founder of Zensed. He...Readmore