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  • Locking insurances front door - New business as attack routes

    Thursday 20 February 2020

    Locking insurance’s front door: New business as attack routes

    It’s impossible for insurers to completely protect their new business channels from fraud – and they shouldn’t. But there is a middle way.

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  • Insurance fraud is one piece of the international criminal jigsaw

    Wednesday 12 February 2020

    Insurance fraud is one piece of the international criminal jigsaw

    Insurance companies have long suspected that organised insurance fraud is linked to wider criminal activity. Establishing that connection as fact has limited value in combating organised fraud itself, but it could play an important role in reducing opportunistic fraud

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  • Bringing outsiders into your compliance team: four considerations

    Tuesday 28 January 2020

    Bringing outsiders into your compliance team: four considerations

    Hiring third party investigators to bolster your AML and Compliance team? Here’s four things to consider before you pick up the phone.

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  • The hazard warning line-up blog

    Thursday 16 January 2020

    The hazard warning line-up

    Pinning down a one-size-fits-all profile of a fraudster can be tricky. But there are a few serial offenders. Can you spot these six typical financial-crime perpetrators?

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  • Don’t forget the basics - KYE means KYC image

    Thursday 28 November 2019

    Don’t forget the basics: KYE means KYC

    Banks must practice Know Your Customer (KYC) due diligence. But what if it’s just as important to Know Your Enemy, too?

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  • New kids on the block image

    Thursday 14 November 2019

    New kids on the block - novel tactics and perpetrators

    We know that criminals will often use any means to achieve their end – and in financial crime, the smarter ones are making the most of a world of new technologies and the opportunities they present.

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  • Beating the crypto-criminals

    Tuesday 29 October 2019

    Beating the crypto-criminals

    The banking industry’s early collective scepticism about the future of cryptocurrency means its potential value to financial criminals was underestimated says Gareth Evans.

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  • The Financial Crime Insider Threat

    Tuesday 22 October 2019

    Is it possible to quantify insurance fraud?

    That insurance companies are being actively targeted by fraudsters is old news. But despite this knowledge, the ability to quantify the true scale and nature of the problem still evades the industry, says Dennis Toomey, Global Head of Insurance Fraud.

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  • Tackling the masked menace that is trade-based money laundering

    Thursday 17 October 2019

    Tackling the masked menace that is trade-based money laundering

    Jon Draper, Product Strategist in the Futures team at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, asks how trade-based money laundering is impacting society, and what we can do about it.

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  • The Financial Crime Insider Threat

    Thursday 26 September 2019

    Breaking the under-reporting habit

    In order to solve a problem, we need to accept that it’s there. This principle is common sense – and it certainly applies to insurers’ fight against financial crime, says Dennis Toomey.

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