Business email compromise schemes—though which fraudsters target businesses and their fund transfers—generated more than $300 million a month in illicit revenue during 2018, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network reported today.
In a white paper released yesterday, the Federal Reserve System documented the current state of synthetic identity fraud and its effects on the payments industry.
At its annual Law Enforcement Awards ceremony today, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network recognized several state and federal law enforcement agencies for their work using information reported by financial institutions under the Bank Secrecy Act in their criminal investigations.
First Financial Bank takes elder fraud seriously. The $7.8 billion bank with locations across Texas has stopped $7.5 million in elder fraud, including $2.3 million in 2018 alone.
Imposter attacks against financial services organizations rose by 60% from the end of 2017 to the end of 2018, according to a report released today by cybersecurity firm Proofpoint.
With consumer losses from phishing scams in 2017 up 375 percent from two years prior, according to FBI data, the ABA Banking Journal Podcast marks National Consumer Protection Week with a bonus episode on phishing.
The number of Suspicious Activity Reports filed on suspected elder financial abuse quadrupled from 2013 to 2017, rising to 63,500 that year, according to new figures published today by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
How to blend the basics of fighting fraud with new tactics, capabilities and processes to keep pace with digital payments.
Bank investments in technology can create more vulnerability to tech-savvy fraudsters.