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