Identity and Fraud

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Are fraud hotspots now part of a big city life? Our he...

Our maps reflect just how widespread and dispersed consumer fraud and ID theft really...

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Confused.com first UK aggregator to prevent insurance ...

Experian and Confused.com in ground-breaking agreement to safeguard consumers against the threat of insurance...

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3 Reasons why identity checking customers with persona...

To protect themselves from account takeover fraud and to protect customers from the effects of identity theft many businesses need to check they are dealing with their genuine customer whenever and however they interact with...

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Top-10 fraud trends we’ve seen in 2014...

This year has already been punctuated by a litany of high-profile frauds, ID thefts and data breaches. We know the fraudsters are flexible, fast, relentless and inventive. They’re also indiscriminate in who they target and will often simply opt for the easiest op...

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One in six adults has fallen victim to cyber-crime...

41st Parameter, part of Experian and leader in online fraud intervention, warns of the growing threat of cyber fraud and need for cybersecurity to protect customers and businesses....

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The future of fraud and a growing threat of identity t...

Global security experts Frank Abagnale and Ori Eisen, hosted an exclusive presentation to more than 100 senior banking and industry delegates at a central London...

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Back office legacy challenges facing new banking entra...

Setting up a bank in the UK is costly, time-consuming, heavily regulated and not easy.  As a result, the dynamic, start-up culture that drives innovation in many other sectors is less prevalent within banking and financial services. My article outlines some of the key challenges facing new banking entrants....

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3 occasions when validating bank account data isn’t en...

When I joined Experian almost four years ago I remembered struggling to understand the difference between bank account data validation and verification  – weren’t they both checking that bank account numbers were correct? You may be interested in: I now realise there are important differences and good reasons to...

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Eight tips to avoiding fraud on an industrial scale...

Commercial fraud is on the rise and the villains are getting faster, smarter and more...

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