Ronen Shnidman
ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Ronen Shnidman

Ronen Shnidman is the Managing Editor of about-fraud.com.

SIM Swap fraud mobile identity theft

Sim Swap Fraud’s Dangerous Evolution

SIM swap fraud has evolved in the last two to three years, according to Nuance Chief Fraud Prevention Officer Simon Marchand. What used to be a part of usage fraud schemes with little impact on telecoms has evolved and is now part of much more complex fraud schemes against consumers....Readmore

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
manual review cnp card-not-present

CNP Manual Review: Solving the Paradox

Manual review is the paradox in card-not-present (CNP) fraud prevention today. Many in the market are trumpeting the decreased need for manual review amid the implementation of greater automation and machine learning solutions. Meanwhile, a number of companies that sell manual review solutions are expanding their operations and data coverage...Readmore
Cybertech TLV 2019 IoT mobile identity

Machine Identity Replacing PII in Securing Transactions

Several new and intriguing ways of authenticating identity from IoT and mobile devices were on display at the CyberTech TLV conference in Israel at the end of last month. Behind all the innovative ways of determining identity lies the notion that personally identifiable information (PII) on humans is no longer...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
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
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