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The FDIC and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network today published key takeaways and solution summaries from a recent “tech sprint” to develop solutions for banks and regulators to help measure the effectiveness of digital identity proofing—the process used to collect, validate and verify information about a person.
As instances of synthetic identity fraud—through which fraudsters create new identities out of pieces of real or fictitious information—become more prevalent, the Federal Reserve updated its toolkit of resources to help banks and consumers mitigate risks associated with these types of fraud.
Small and midsize business lending fraud in the U.S. increased 6.9% in 2021 from a year earlier, according to a recent study from LexisNexis Risk Solutions.
The pandemic has created many new challenges and changed the fraud risk landscape—perhaps permanently. It has also provided a training ground for a new generation of fraud attackers.
The FDIC and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network today announced a “tech sprint” to develop…
Synthetic identity fraud, where fraudsters create an artificial identity out of multiple pieces of real and fabricated data, resulted in $20 billion in losses for U.S. banks and financial institutions in 2020, according to a new report from software company FiVerity.
The Federal Trade Commission’s Consumer Sentinel Network took in more than 334,000 fraud reports filed by Americans age 60 or older, with reported losses of more than $600 million, the commission reported in its annual report to Congress on protecting older consumers.
When asked about threats specifically targeting banks, Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Christopher Wray urged banks to be wary of “cyber criminals targeting the vulnerabilities in third-party services” as a way in to financial institution data.