Interviews

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
Banks fraud EU SEPA ABN AMRO

Banks Cooperating to Combat Fraud in the EU

Fraud in EU countries is evolving. Criminals are increasingly shifting their targets from banks themselves to bank customers through scams like CEO fraud, account takeovers and phishing. Various reports discuss the reasons behind the increase in these customer-centered attacks, but less research has gone into understanding what banks can do...Readmore
Airport terminal FACT Perseuss

Building FACT to Help Airlines Fight Fraud

The growth of online payments in the last two decades means that a vast amount of financial information, particularly payment card data, is stored on the Internet. Hackers can break into databases, download the payment card information and then sell it to buyers on the dark web. This stolen card...Readmore
how to become a world class investigator book review

Book Review: How to Become a World Class Investigator

“How to Become a World Class Investigator” is not a book that will appeal to every reader, but the topics it covers and the approach it takes are valuable to any person interested in fighting fraud. Cross-disciplinary learning is valuable Most of the readers of about-fraud.com come from the world...Readmore
aftermarket auto parts fraud

Putting the Brakes on Fraud When Selling Auto Parts Online

The global automotive aftermarket business is growing fast, and it's an increasingly appealing target for card-not-present (CNP) fraud. By 2023, the total value of the industry will exceed $1 trillion, thanks in part to the rapid growth in e-commerce for auto parts and accessories. The projected compound annual growth rate...Readmore
SIM swap fraud

SIM Swap Fraud: Don’t Be Its Next Victim

For many victims of SIM swap fraud, the first time they learn about the attack is in the hours after their life has been changed forever. It’s an all too common story, the signal bars disappear from your mobile phone, you call the phone number – it rings, but it’s...Readmore
Friendly fraud prevention tools

What Tools Help Manage Friendly Fraud?

It’s always great when all-in-one solutions reduce the number of tools you need to get the job done. You want your business management tools to be as efficient and cost-effective as possible, and this is a common consideration when merchants shop for a fraud management tool. They find a platform...Readmore