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Content Abuse

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User-generated-content (UGC) is a primary driver of trust and authenticity, but content abuse can severely damage brand…

User-generated-content (UGC) is a primary driver of trust and authenticity, but content abuse can severely damage brand reputation.

App Install Fraud

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What is App Install Fraud? App Install fraud is when fraudsters engage in generating fake downloads and installs using…

What is App Install Fraud? App Install fraud is when fraudsters engage in generating fake downloads and installs using automated tools or cheap human labor. There are many victims of app install fraud app. These include everyone from app customers who unwittingly download fake apps that…

Loan Stacking

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What is Loan Stacking? Loan stacking refers to the practice of getting approval for multiple loans or lines of credit…

What is Loan Stacking? Loan stacking refers to the practice of getting approval for multiple loans or lines of credit simultaneously within a short period. Loan stacking generally happens online and can be done by either individuals or businesses. It is not illegal to “stack” loans, but financial…

Synthetic Identity Theft

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What is Synthetic Identity Theft? Synthetic identity theft involves a bad actor either creating an identity comprised…

What is Synthetic Identity Theft? Synthetic identity theft involves a bad actor either creating an identity comprised of personal information from multiple people, or an identity that uses a combination of real and fake personal information. Synthetic identity theft is sometimes referred to as…

Bust-Out Fraud

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What is Bust-Out Fraud? Bust-out fraud is a highly sophisticated, coordinated strategy that involves committing…

What is Bust-Out Fraud? Bust-out fraud is a highly sophisticated, coordinated strategy that involves committing multiple acts of application fraud. Bust-out fraud is, in large part, orchestrated by organized crime rings. Which means financial institutions must be prepared for sophisticated bust-out…

Application Fraud

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Background Modern consumers want convenience. They expect financial institutions to provide digital products and…

Background Modern consumers want convenience. They expect financial institutions to provide digital products and services that are instant and available at any time. When consumers apply for lines of credit such as mortgage loans, car loans, and credit cards, they want the application and approval…