FBI Special Agent Charles Gunther says collaboration with FinCEN, international law enforcement and U.S. banks has helped the FBI recover millions of funds stolen from customers via emerging wire fraud schemes.
A $46.7 million fraud scheme that hit Ubiquiti Networks Inc. shows the new & improved face of wire fraud - and just how easy it is for cybercriminals to fool employees into helping to pilfer their own enterprises.
Wire fraud perpetrated via business email compromises has quickly become a top concern for banking institutions. Now one bank fraud executive predicts this type of fraud could exceed $1 billion this year.
A new impersonation scheme is taking aim at business executives to perpetuate ACH and wire fraud, says Bank of the West's David Pollino, who explains steps institutions should take now to protect their customers.
Choice Escrow is seeking a bench review of a recent appellate court ruling, which favored its former bank in an ACH fraud dispute. The firm argues the court set a bad precedent for future disputes by limiting Uniform Commercial Code protections.
Call center fraud is one of the leading threats that financial institutions will battle next year because fraudsters consider the centers to be an easy target. But what can be done to mitigate this threat?
Financial institutions and businesses in other sectors must continually collect information about their online customers to ensure stronger authentication, says Avivah Litan, a fraud expert and analyst for the consultancy Gartner.
Financial institutions will always be threatened by fraud. Security protocols, fraud and AML prevention and detection techniques must continue to keep pace with potential criminal activity. With millions of dollars and reputational risk at stake, the imperative is there in order to achieve peace of mind.
A new cross-device malware strain that has been linked to last year's High Roller attacks is defeating dual-factor authentication. Experts explain why banking institutions worldwide should be on alert.
While user education is valuable, needed and helpful, there is one problem with this approach - it only partially works, and partially working is simply not good enough, security expert George Tubin contends.
Preliminary results of the 2013 Faces of Fraud Survey show institutions are still suffering big financial losses linked to ACH and wire fraud. Why are they still getting hit, in spite of investments to detect and prevent account takeover?