Our experts are at the forefront of developments in the world of identity and fraud; from cutting-edge technology and industry regulations, to fraud prevention measures and identity verification, you’ll find the latest news here.

Improving customer experience in the pensions space

Experian hosted the first of a series of Life Insurance and Pensions Dine & Discuss roundtable dinners at the Savoy in London on 18th...

Blog - Dec 2015
What is Fake Invoice Fraud?

Fake invoice fraud occurs when fraudsters submit an invoice, or other request for payment that is not genuine in the hopes that your business will pay...

Blog - Nov 2015
Do you need to check your business customers’ bank account…

In a previous blog I discussed the case for checking the ownership of business bank account details when setting up and paying suppliers. But what if the businesses you are paying are not suppliers...

Blog - Nov 2015
Three reasons why you should check your suppliers’ bank account…

It is now possible to check the ownership of business bank accounts, here are three reasons why you should check the bank account data of your...

Blog - Nov 2015
Elderly home-owners increasingly targeted by identity thieves

Extended families from multi-cultural backgrounds also at higher risk, while two-thirds of all identity theft victims are also...

Blog - Nov 2015
5 of the most remarkable instances in the history of…

The fight against fraud is an on-going battle, but it is not one faced exclusively by our generation. For as long as currency has existed, so has...

Blog - Sep 2015
Current account switchers top two million within two years of…

More than two million bank customers have opted to use the seven-day account switching service within the first two years of the service's...

Blog - Sep 2015
Retail Sales on Mobile Double Those on Tablets… What Does…

June 2015 figures for the retail industry show that m-commerce saw a 57 per cent increase on June 2014. Interestingly, sales on smartphones far outweighed those on tablets, reporting a growth rate...

Blog - Sep 2015
The changing face of online fraud

Across the globe, more and more people are shifting to digital channels rather than traditional channels (such as the branch or store) to shop and manage their finances. This change in consumer...

Blog - Sep 2015
AML Checks and the 4th Directive in the Gaming Industry

With the Fourth Anti Money Laundering (AML) Directive in place as of the 26 June 2015, the gaming community must now look to increase their due diligence for AML checks on bets and pay-outs of...

Blog - Sep 2015
What is ‘Friday Fraud’ – and how does it impact…

Recent press reports have highlighted a problem for lawyers and conveyancers – it’s been dubbed ‘Friday...

Blog - Sep 2015
Anti-Money Laundering – should you consider electronic identity checking?

Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations affect many industry sectors in a number of ways. One requirement is that the identity of customers is verified in order to prevent the proceeds of crime being...

Blog - Aug 2015