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15 AUGUST 2018
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article thumbnail Tuesday, 14 August 2018

FBI warns of global ATM cyber crime spree
Criminals gaining access via bank systems
The FBI is warning banks that cyber criminals are planning a highly-coordinated attack on cash machines around the world that could see millions of dollars withdrawn from customer bank accounts. Read more ...

 
     

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Three Tips for Combating Fraud

Chris Camacho, Chief Strategy Officer at Flashpoint
Fraud is an inevitability of business, and one that most won’t concede they’re susceptible to. But the blunt truth is, insiders who are close to critical systems—or outsiders who are skilled enough to exploit vulnerabilities in anti-fraud and other security controls—will steal.

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article thumbnail News - Data securityWednesday, 08 August 2018

When it’s not worth your company reputation
Lawyers being used to mitigate against calamity
There are few quicker ways to destroy a company than damage to reputation, and the threat can come from just about anywhere.  Read more ...

article thumbnail News - ComplianceMonday, 06 August 2018

Legal & General under siege after string of complaints
FCA told of "toxic" risk and compliance culture

A series of complaints to the Financial Conduct Authority has cast a shadow over the UK’s largest fund house and led to questions about its employee culture and its risk and compliance processes. Read more ...

article thumbnail News - Cards and PaymentsFriday, 03 August 2018

Digital India project causes payment card spike EMV migration plans accelerated Credit and debit card fraud has jumped 42% in 2017, with much of the blame being attributed to the government’s desire to make the country cash free.  Read more ...

article thumbnail News - Court casesTuesday, 31 July 2018

Largest whistleblower award to date for commodity fraud
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has announced its largest whistleblower award to-date in a commodity fraud case.  Read more ...

News - TechnologyMonday, 30 July 2018

IBM and  banks work on blockchain marketplace for compliance
Applications available would include KYC processes, sanctions screening, collateral management, derivatives post-trade processing and reconciliation and market data Read more ...

News - InvestigationsThursday, 05 July 2018

Compensation offers from Lloyds top £76m
Criticism of delays in admitting wrongdoing
NCA launches wider criminal investigation into Reading fraud     Read more ...

article thumbnail News - Money launderingMonday, 02 July 2018

French fraud investigators confiscate Chinese Bordeaux estates

French fraud investigators have confiscated 10 estates in Bordeaux belonging to the Chinese Haichang Group over alleged financial irregularities involved in their original purchase. Read more ...

News - Court casesWednesday, 27 June 2018

‘Wolf of Wimbledon’ gets additional jail term
Sanction after failure to pay confiscation order Read more ...

article thumbnail News - Cards and PaymentsMonday, 25 June 2018

PayPal buys fraud prevention platform
Latest acquisition adds to spending spree Read more ...

News - Cards and PaymentsFriday, 22 June 2018

16 crypto-exchanges meet with Europol
Over 300 attend conference to discuss legitimate uses of currencies Read more ...

News - Data security
When it’s not worth your company reputation
Administrator - Wednesday, 08 August 2018

News - Compliance
Legal & General under siege after string of complaints
Administrator - Monday, 06 August 2018

News - Cards and Payments
Digital India project causes payment card spike
Maxine Wernick - Friday, 03 August 2018

News - Court cases
Largest whistleblower award to date for commodity fraud
Administrator - Tuesday, 31 July 2018

News - Technology
IBM and banks work on blockchain marketplace for compliance
Administrator - Monday, 30 July 2018

News - Cards and Payments
16 crypto-exchanges meet with Europol
Maxine Wernick - Friday, 22 June 2018

News - Cards and Payments
95 arrested in CNP fraud crackdown
Administrator - Thursday, 21 June 2018

News - Court cases
‘Wolf of Wimbledon’ gets additional jail term
Maxine Wernick - Wednesday, 27 June 2018

News - Money laundering
French fraud investigators conviscate Chinese Bordeaux estates
Administrator - Monday, 02 July 2018

News - Court cases
Merrill Lynch charged over mortgage-backed securities
Maxine Wernick - Monday, 18 June 2018

News - Cards and Payments
PayPal buys fraud prevention platform
Maxine Wernick - Monday, 25 June 2018

News - Investigations
Compensation offers from Lloyds top £76m
Administrator - Thursday, 05 July 2018

News - Court cases
Largest whistleblower award to date for commodity fraud
Administrator - Tuesday, 31 July 2018

News - Technology
IBM and banks work on blockchain marketplace for compliance
Administrator - Monday, 30 July 2018

News - Cards and Payments
Digital India project causes payment card spike
Maxine Wernick - Friday, 03 August 2018

News - Compliance
Legal & General under siege after string of complaints
Administrator - Monday, 06 August 2018

News - Data security
When it’s not worth your company reputation
Administrator - Wednesday, 08 August 2018

article thumbnail Features - CybercrimeMonday, 09 July 2018

Dealing with insider threats
To tackle insider threats, managers and IT leaders need to take an entirely different approach which can vary depending on the business environment, argues Ronald Sens, EMEA Director, A10 Networks.
There are many threats to enterprise cyber security with most coming from external threat actors. Read more ...

article thumbnail Features - Cards and PaymentsMonday, 02 July 2018

Why bank fraud levels are not falling
Improving detection and prevention in an evolving threat landscape.

Steven Murdoch, innovation security architect at OneSpan, explains why fraud levels continue to rise despite increased security spending, and what can be done to improve the situation.
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article thumbnail Features - ComplianceThursday, 05 April 2018

Final agreement on Fifth AML Directive proposals
- Consensus on anti-money laundering amendments including prepaid cards and virtual currencies
- The major provisions affecting banks
- Patchy adoption of Fourth AML Directive across EU
- Timeline for adoption of AMLD5

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article thumbnail Features - Data securityThursday, 30 November 2017

Banks must change data policies post-Equifax
The Equifax data breach is in a class of its own. It compromised the personal data of 145 million people, equivalent to half the US population. The seriousness is exacerbated by the breadth of information stolen including names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, some driver’s licence numbers and 209,000 credit card numbers.

Why does Equifax hold so much data? Read more ...

article thumbnail Features - Data securityWednesday, 22 November 2017

Bank fraud & compliance teams face aftershocks from Equifax breach
The recent massive Equifax data breach is in a class of its own. In the new issue of Fraud Watch we ask industry experts about the repercussions for those of you working in fraud, compliance and AML. What new attacks and threats are your organisation likely to face, and what preventive actions must you take?
We are here to help you navigate this challenging environment.
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