1. Dr. Steve Coggeshall

    Synthetic Identities – the New Friends and Family Plan?

     |  By Stephen Coggeshall

    Fake Families Defraud Wireless Carriers with Invented Identities

    With identity theft being one of the fastest growing crimes in America,1 an increasing number of merchants are on the lookout for customers using stolen identities. However, these criminals are adapting …

  2. Alternative Credit Data Is Nothing New

     |  By Patrick Reemts

    With all the news lately around alternative credit scores, you might think the use of alternative credit data  is a new concept in consumer credit metrics. Surprisingly, this is not the case. In fact, the alternative credit space was pioneered …

  3. Dr. Steve Coggeshall

    Organized Fraud Rings Prey on Wireless Carriers

     |  By Stephen Coggeshall

    This post is the first in a three-part series on fraud techniques used to target wireless carries. The data collected and analyzed by ID Analytics has given us unique insight into how this type of fraud is planned and perpetrated.…

  4. ‘Fueling’ Auto Lending in 2015

     |  By Patrick Reemts

    The latest stats are in: auto sales experienced a major comeback in 2014. According to industry experts,1 this was driven in part by pent-up demand delayed by the recession, and also by falling gas prices. Autodata reported that the …