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Press Release: The Fraud Practice Releases New White Paper and Hosts Webinar on Utilizing Post-Transaction Fraud Prevention in a Risk Solution

Although often overlooked, post-transaction monitoring and reporting are important secondary capabilities that can lead to improvements in a risk management program. Post-transaction procedures often increase the value of existing techniques such as velocity checks, link analysis and other techniques. This enables organizations to utilize these techniques more proactively to better prevent repeat and morphing fraud

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Card Fraud Costs Asian Banks $400 Million per Year and is Growing Rapidly

According to estimates from FICO, card fraud in Asia costs financial institutions $400 million each year and is increasing by 20 to 25 percent annually. While this number seems very small relative to the tens of billions in card fraud losses worldwide, keep in mind that these are only the losses to issuing banks and

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CNP Fraud on UK Cards Up 23 Percent in First Half of 2014, Compared to 4 Percent Increase in Counterfeit Card Fraud

The latest figures on card fraud losses in the United Kingdom, coming from industry group Financial Fraud Action UK, support the expectations of most industry experts that when EMV rolls out in the United States it will have a positive impact on deterring counterfeit cards and fraud at the point-of-sale, but lead to more fraud

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FIS Acquires Clear2Pay, Possibly to Speed Up Development of Payment Network ACH Alternative

FIS Inc. announced the acquisition of Brussels-based payment technology company Clear2Pay for €375 ($493.3) million in early September. While the company announced the investment would bolster global payment capabilities and enhance enterprise payments solutions, the most interesting aspect of the acquisition may be the fact that FIS offers a real-time funds transfer service called PayNet

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DOJ to Congress: Amend Laws to Help us Prosecute for Overseas Fraud on U.S. Cards

While there have been many successful efforts to bring international fraudsters to justice in U.S. courts, this often requires cooperation from other nations. To make prosecution efforts easier against international fraudsters the U.S. Department of Justice is asking Congress for help, requesting amendments to existing law so that it is illegal to possess, use, buy

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