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Business email compromise (BEC) scams are one of the top four major cybercrime threats to US networks, targeting a range of entities from small local businesses to large corporations, and personal transactions. Security vendor Abnormal Security’s H1 2023 threat analysis […]

Real estate fraud can take on a variety of forms, targeting different parts of the property buying or rental process. Title fraud is considered relatively rare compared to other property scams – such as mortgage fraud or business email compromise […]

Real estate is a highly lucrative target for fraudsters, with numerous transactions occurring worldwide on a daily basis. In 2022, US victims of real estate fraud suffered losses of almost $400 million, according to data from the FBI’s Internet Crime […]

Transaction screening is part of a robust anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CFT) framework. Along with customer identification and verification, transaction monitoring, and regulatory reporting, transaction screening helps firms engage in sound due diligence and compliance processes. But what’s involved […]

With fraud on the rise, associated losses are estimated to reach over $41 billion by 2027, representing a 25 percent increase since 2020. Our 2023 tech and talent survey echoed this trend, with 62 percent of respondents saying they had […]

Credit unions’ operations put them in a similar financial crime risk category as banks. It is therefore of utmost importance that these firms fully understand their risks and associated obligations for anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CFT) under federal law. […]

In the past, businesses created in the United States were not obliged to publicly disclose or maintain a record of the names of their shareholders or ultimate beneficial owners (UBOs). This lack of transparency meant it was possible for anonymous […]

Many firms believe risk-based transaction monitoring means stricter rules, more alerts  – and more costs. Yet is this really true, or could this approach be costing firms in unexpected ways? At ComplyAdvantage, our implementation and customer success teams support our […]

From COVID-19 to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, global events are significantly changing the behavior of criminals and legitimate customers alike. In turn, these changes have impacted firms’ transaction risk management frameworks. In an interview with global financial crime consultancy […]

Adverse media screening has become essential in identifying potential customer risks as companies strive to protect their assets, reputations, and stakeholders. While the importance of negative news screening is widely recognized, implementing an effective and comprehensive screening process remains complex […]