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Focus on Fraudonomics: The increasing risk of identity theft

There is no escaping the news that identity theft and ultimately identity fraud are on the rise in the UK. According to the fraud prevention service CIFAS, its members recorded the highest number of identity frauds in 2016 than ever … » Read more…

Utilising new technologies to fight back against the fraudsters

In the third in his series of guest blogs David Birch, author and advisor on digital financial services, tackles the need for new technology. You can read his first blog here and his second here. Identity fraud is absolutely out of … » Read more…

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Balancing Risk and Growth: challenge or opportunity?

The debt to income ratio is at its highest level since the last financial crash – representing a correspondingly high risk to lenders. At the same time, there are numerous other signposts to suggest the direction risk is taking. For … » Read more…

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Focus on Fraudonomics: keeping up with the ever evolving threat of fraud

Is your Fraud strategy keeping pace with the evolving threat of identity fraud? In a widely reported recent case of fraud, a group of council Benefits Assessors used fake identities to create a string of bogus housing benefit claims in a … » Read more…

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Machine Learning and AI – the future of the fight against fraud

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  In the second in his series of guest blogs David Birch, author and advisor on digital financial services, tackles Machine Learning and AI. As I’ve written many times, it is difficult to overestimate the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on … » Read more…

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