Brandon opens a new credit card account. He begins making purchases, racking up significant debt, never pays his bill and can’t be located by the credit issuer when they attempt to collect on the account. Is this first-party fraud—a standard …

ID Analytics recently hosted a webcast, where we discussed trends in the evolution of synthetic identity fraud and advancements being made to address this rising threat. During the live presentation, we received questions from attendees regarding the new electronic Consent …

‘Twas the night before Black Friday and as retailers were preparing for the masses, synthetic identities were slipping past lenders’ fraud defenses…

The holiday shopping season is upon us and 2019 retail sales are predicted to mark the first-ever trillion-dollar …

Economists continue to debate whether the next recession is around the corner or several years off. In recent months, ID Analytics has observed an interesting trend – fraudsters appear to be behaving as if the economy is already in a …

Fraudsters today use increasingly sophisticated tactics and target a wide range of industries. Account takeover and new account fraud are on the rise, including in new areas such as merchant debit cards, prepaid cards and mobile phone accounts. One of …