by Ken Meiser

Ken Meiser

How familiar is your institution with synthetic identity fraud? Are you aware that fraudsters are combining a possible valid SSN with other fake identity elements to bypass your security measures? Synthetic Identity theft is nothing to ignore. According to a

by Stephen Coggeshall

Stephen Coggeshall

Last month, I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at StampedeCon in St. Louis. StampedeCon is a national Big Data conference providing education for both novice IT professionals and big data veterans. My presentation on “Identity Fraud Protection Using …

by Stephen Coggeshall

Stephen Coggeshall

Credit Muling Scams Target Wireless Carriers

Americans sign up for thousands of new cell phones every day, and most are honest people who intend to honor their contracts. A very small number are the bad apples in the bunch, criminals …

by Stephen Coggeshall

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 …

by Stephen Coggeshall

Stephen Coggeshall

A new study from ID:A Labs shows that the average fraud rate for synthetic identities has increased more than 100 percent since 2010. Synthetic identity fraud has become a significant and growing problem for multiple reasons. A major contributing factor …