identity and fraud

5 challenges employers face when looking for new employees and how to address them
Why don’t we see more impersonation fraud?

Let’s take a simple sentence and think about it for a minute – “Most people are inherently good”. Most people are not fraudsters. This is important because it means we need to think more...

Blog - Nov 2019
Why adding new services and processes may improve fraud referrals…

Let’s look at a situation. You have a product which is not supplied immediately and has a time lag before it is processed, packaged and sent out to the customer. This has been the window of...

Blog - Oct 2019
Top 10 right to work pitfalls and how to avoid…

Right to work is a check required by UK law to ensure that all your potential and existing employees are eligible to work in the UK. The Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act now means that a...

Blog - Oct 2019
The problems of global addresses when identifying and validating customers

Recently, I examined a sizeable set of UK application data which contained previous addresses and found there was around 30% which could be classed as non-UK. From other organisations, I have seen a...

Blog - Oct 2019
Are fraudsters changing tactics or simply adding new channels to…

“Fraudsters are continually evolving”, we hear this all of the time but in my view it’s not strictly true. Fraudsters would change tactics if what they are doing wasn’t working but we see the...

Blog - Sep 2019
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UK & I Fraud Report 2018

Today we uncover a new fraud every 15 seconds. This year’s fraud report has shown a similar trend to last year. Current accounts continue to be targeted, as do the Urban Cohesion Mosaic...

Report - Oct 2018
UK&I Fraud Report 2017

This year’s fraud report shows some interesting trends. First, the data is suggesting we are moving back towards First Party fraud dominating over Third Party fraud. Current Accounts continue to be...

Whitepaper - Jan 2018
How the fraudster relates to ‘Where’s Wally’

Fraudsters hide in plain sight, blending in with legitimate customer traffic – just like their comic counterpart ‘Wally’. With so many people following the same journey it can be a challenge...

Blog - Nov 2016
Identity and fraud checking and the value to society

When we open accounts or access existing accounts, we know that checks will be made. It’s easy to presume that these are an inconvenience made to protect a business or because the law demands it....

Blog - Sep 2016