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.

Recruiters – are you counting the cost of fraud?

Find out how, where and when you may be at risk from fraud. It's a multi-million pound industry that could cost you dearly....

Blog - Dec 2012
Mortgage fraud set to surge in 2013 and will hit…

Experian predicts there will be a dramatic increase in attempted mortgage fraud in the UK next year, bringing the number of people fraudulently trying to obtain home loans to the highest level since...

Blog - Dec 2012
Keeping your hands clean of dirty money

The government has now completed its plans to make the UK’s anti-money laundering (AML) regime more effective and proportionate. With the proposed changes expected to save larger professional...

Blog - Dec 2012
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...

Blog - Nov 2012
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...

Blog - Nov 2012
Will Britain’s biggest online shopping day leave the virtual tills…

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...

Blog - Nov 2012
Experian strikes new three-year data and analytics deal with Hitachi…

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...

Blog - Nov 2012
Friction-free payments make online transactions worth every penny

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...

Blog - Nov 2012
Hammersmith & Fulham’s high-profile fraud crackdown reveals stunning results

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...

Blog - Nov 2012
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...

Blog - Nov 2012