Identity and Fraud

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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...

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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...

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Do you need to check your business customers’ bank acc...

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 but beneficiaries? Who does this affect? There are a number of reasons why you might...

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Three reasons why you should check your suppliers’ ban...

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 suppliers: You don’t want to become a victim of invoice fraud Invoice fraud, sometimes called procurement fraud, occurs when a fraudster impersonates a...

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Elderly home-owners increasingly targeted by identity ...

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

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5 of the most remarkable instances in the history of f...

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...

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Current account switchers top two million within two y...

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...

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Retail Sales on Mobile Double Those on Tablets… What D...

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 between January and June 2015 of over double that of tablet devices...

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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 behaviour has led to higher online transactions – and with it an increased risk of fraud. This...

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