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Category Archives: Fraud & Verification

Understanding the basics of machine learning

  To find out more about the basics of machine learning and how Callcredit are using it to help clients, check out the first episode of our Translating Tech series ‘Understanding the basics of machine learning’ featuring Mark Davison, Chief … » Read more…

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Level up: Four approaches to combating fraud in gaming in 2018

Gambling continues to grow in the UK including by 10% remotely. Globally it’s estimated the entire industry will be worth US$60bn by 2020. Such high figures makes the industry attractive for dishonesty, including identity fraud, AML, physical fraud, hacking and ‘ransomware’ … » Read more…

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Game changer: How machine learning technology became easier to deploy

  Overcoming historic barriers to deploying machine learning Since our inception machine learning has been a source of equal excitement and frustration for our in-house data scientists’ and analysts’. The team could see the potential of machine learning to improve … » Read more…

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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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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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