Identity and Fraud

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US online gaming reaches point of no return...

Despite recent coverage of the US elections virtually eclipsing the issue of online gaming, moves towards it were quietly progressing behind the scenes. Nevada, closely followed by Delaware, have now approved the nation's first interactive gambling licenses, while in August the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of...

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Pension fraud soars during the depths of a downturn...

The financial services sector currently shoulders the £3.5 billion lion’s share of the UK’s annual £75 billion estimated fraud losses. Mortgages, currents accounts, loans and savings are all vulnerable – but evidence suggests pensions are equally at risk. While there are no precise figures for Britain’s pensions industry as...

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Will Britain’s biggest online shopping day leave the v...

Just in case you've been in a cave for the past two months, the festive shopping season is now almost here with the UK's first big seasonal spike in online shopping fast approaching. So-called Cyber Monday traditionally falls on the first Monday of December. And this year's online landmark...

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Experian strikes new three-year data and analytics dea...

Experian has announced a renewal of its strategic partnership with Hitachi Capital UK, continuing to provide a range of acquisition credit risk, customer management, affordability and ID verification products. Hitachi Capital UK operates extensively in the retail finance sector and has opted to extend its use of Experian’s Detect...

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Friction-free payments make online transactions worth ...

As far as consumer interactions and payments are concerned, friction simply slows processes which should be straightforward and efficient by adding seemingly unnecessary steps. Reducing friction increases both customer conversion and satisfaction leading to quicker...

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Hammersmith & Fulham’s high-profile fraud crackdo...

The London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham’s high-profile crackdown on social housing fraud has revealed stunning results with £2,680-a-day recovered for the public purse. The borough joined forces with Experian to deploy the latest fraud detection and data-matching techniques to analyse its social tenancy re...

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Spotting fraud networks...

Organised fraud is often regarded as less common than fraud perpetrated by individuals - but there’s little or no distinct boundary between the two. Whether it’s an individual making multiple fraudulent credit applications, or a professional fraudster recruiting multiple victims to launder money or commit cheque fraud, the scale...

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