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
Interview with Markus Bergthaler Director of Programs at the Merchant Risk Council

Merchant Risk Council: Industry Events & Education

Established in 2000, the Merchant Risk Council is the leading global trade association for eCommerce fraud and payments professionals. About-Fraud.com caught up with Markus Bergthaler, Director of Programs, to find out how the MRC is helping educate and empower industry professionals. In this brief Q&A, Markus sheds some light on...Readmore
Interview with Emailage Chief Product Officer Amador Testa

Putting Email at The Core of Digital Identity

Emailage was founded in 2012. The company enables merchants to use customers’ email addresses as the core element in assessing transactional fraud risk, including a predictive fraud score. Emailage leverages a vast consortium of data and layered technology to combat transaction fraud, along with other use cases pertaining to account...Readmore
Josep Bernat travel fraud consultant

Flying Thru Turbulence in Travel Fraud

Josep Bernat is the CEO of Nuk Consultants and Svik Lainoa, two companies focused on improving B2B clients’ payments, client conversiand fraud prevention, and is a former CRO of eDreams Odigeo. Having worked for Europe’s largest flight retailer with a presence in 44 markets, Josep is well aware of the...Readmore
CEO Brazilian PSP PrimeiroPay

PrimeiroPay: Adapting to Brazilian e-commerce

Tim Werner is a German living in São Paulo for five years who believes an on-going local presence in the market is the key to providing the best solution for international merchants. Before Werner co-founded PrimeiroPay, he was working in other leading companies such as Boku, mopay and InnoGames. PrimeiroPay...Readmore
Emma Mohan-Satta, Kaspersky Article

Kaspersky Fraud Prevention: Evolving to Meet Changing Threats

Kaspersky Fraud Prevention was recently at Money 20/20 Europe to display their readiness to work with all types of businesses that want to protect their online accounts, from financial institutions and gaming merchants to airlines and other e-commerce sites. About-Fraud.com discusses below Kaspersky’s approach to fraud prevention with company fraud...Readmore

What Omnichannel Fraud Looks Like

By Rafael Lourenco, Executive Vice President, ClearSale As retailers add and expand omnichannel operations, their fraud management challenges are growing, too. Organized retail crime (ORC) targets omnichannel retailers in several ways, including “buy-online, pick-up-in-store” e-commerce fraud, online card fraud, return fraud, and even old-fashioned brazen shoplifting. While shoplifting is a...Readmore
Call Center Fraud - PersoKey - www.about-fraud.com

Bank Call Center Fraud: A Nasty Trend and How to Stop It!

Financial institutions spend billions protecting their assets: The people, the technologies, and the data. Yet, the attacks keep coming and the losses keep rising. Indeed, many banks and credit unions are experiencing increases in incidents of fraud, and there is one particularly sore spot: Call Centers. The problem in particular...Readmore
Perseuss - Confronting Card Fraud in the Global Travel Industry

Confronting Card Fraud in the Global Travel Industry

During the last ten years service suppliers in the travel industry (airlines, train companies, shipping lines, online travel agents) have progressed from taking their first baby steps in online payments to a point where online transactions now represent the vast majority of all ticket purchases. This period has seen significant...Readmore