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  1. Ken Meiser

    Cyber Monday Hits Record Online Application Volumes: What this Means for Fraud Risk Managers

     |  By Ken Meiser

    In our last post, we reported that on Black Friday in-store and online consumers shopped earlier in the day posting record breaking sales, which likely resulted in credit, loan and service application volumes also peaking earlier in the day. …

  2. Ken Meiser

    Black Friday 2017: Credit Applications Peak Early

     |  By Ken Meiser

    If you happened to turn on your local news on Thanksgiving evening, you probably saw interviews with shoppers who were camped out at select retailers, some for days, in anticipation of ‘Black Friday’ deals. A national survey by Ebates revealed …

  3. Kevin King

    Is Your Fraud Strategy Ready for Black Friday?

     |  By Kevin King

    Black Friday is quickly approaching and the weekend shopping forecast is bright. Consumer spending is expected to increase by 47% from the same period in 2016.1 This time period includes Cyber Monday, which holds the record for the largest …

  4. Kevin King

    Finding the Right Fit: A Fraud Strategy without Compromise

     |  By Kevin King

    Businesses today are seeing a greater volume of fraud attacks at account opening than ever before,1 and with valid personally identifiable information readily available from data breaches, application fraud techniques are becoming more sophisticated and widespread.2 This puts …

  5. Ken Meiser

    A Modern-Day Frankenstein: Synthetic Identity Fraud

     |  By Ken Meiser

    When Victor Frankenstein set out to fashion a new life form with body parts he gathered from multiple corpses, he was unaware of the damage his creation would later inflict on innocent people.1 While Frankenstein’s monster was a fictional …