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  1. Kevin King

    Synthetic Identities: Part Three, A Fraud vs. Credit Risk Perspective

     |  By Kevin King

    Our previous posts examined the different types of synthetic identity fraud, including manipulated and manufactured, which vary in construction, intent and degree of financial harm. Part three of our series examines how the diversity in synthetic identity behavior impacts …


  1. Carmel Maher

    Credit risk or hot prospect? Millennials and back-to-school credit

     |  By Carmel Maher

    In 2015, ID Analytics released a report Millennials: High Risk or Untapped Opportunity which debunked the myth that millennials are less interested in traditional credit and financial services than previous generations.  The findings of the study indicated that millennials represent …

  2. Ken Meiser

    Update from the Hill: Identity Theft Protection via Free Credit Report Freezes

     |  By Ken Meiser

    My recent updates from the Hill have focused on identity fraud protection elements in the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, that goes into effect this month. In this briefing, I will cover a provision of the …

  3. Carmel Maher

    Fraud Risk Management in the Data Breach Era

     |  By Carmel Maher

    Fraudsters are incredibly adept at changing tactics, making fraud risk management challenging.  To further complicate this, several fraud trends have emerged over the past few years. According to Javelin, in 2017 the rate of account takeover fraud (ATO) tripled, and …

  4. Aaron Kline

    Synthetic Identity Fraud: Part Two, The Evolving Threat

     |  By Aaron Kline

    In our previous blog we discussed the significant problem of synthetic identity fraud and established that ‘symptom’ solutions, which help detect and address some forms of synthetic fraud, are not enough in the industry’s fight against this evolving threat. This …