by ID Analytics

ID Analytics

Is synthetic identity fraud on the rise? Are fraudsters taking advantage of provisions in the CARES Act that allow forbearance of delinquent accounts to extend the life of synthetic identities? When will the electronic Consent Based Social Security Number (SSN) …

by Scott Hamlin

Scott Hamlin

Over the last several years, we have discussed the issue of synthetic identity fraud extensively with our clients to gain a better understanding of how they view the problem, how it’s impacting their organizations, and what tools they are using …

by Carmel Maher

Carmel Maher

For some lenders and service providers detecting synthetic identities might seem like an exercise in futility or perhaps even a lesson in fortune telling—how can they determine whether an applicant identity is real and predict future behavior when the signals …

by Carmel Maher

Carmel Maher

One of the most sophisticated synthetic identity fraud rings in U.S. history created 7,000 new identities, received 25,000 credit cards and amassed a $200 million bounty from banks between 2003 and 2013.¹ Credit card issuers aren’t the only ones caught …

by Kevin King

Kevin King

There’s a ghost in the room—synthetic identity fraud—and unlike the elephant, everybody’s talking about it and not sure what to do about it. Our recent blog series provided an overview of the different types, complexity and magnitude of the evolving …