Fraud Detection





New IHMA Security Image Register Launched

The secure Hologram Image Register (HIR), established by the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) to help safeguard hologram copyright and underpin the use of holograms in authentication and security printing, has been extended and relaunched as the Security Image Register (SIR).

Free - December 1, 2023 midnight

White House Wants $1.6B to Attack Identity Theft and Fraud

The US administration released a three-part proposal on 2 March asking Congress for $1.6 billion to help provide federal agencies and local governments with more funding to handle pandemic-related fraud claims, modernise identity verification systems, and support victims of identity theft.

Free - April 1, 2023 midnight

US to Examine Scope of Identity Fraud

As reported in Courthouse News Service, the US Supreme Court has agreed to examine what constitutes identity theft in a fraud after criminal defence lawyers say it is over criminalised by the federal government.

Fraud Detection - November 24, 2022 midnight

New Liveness Testing Solution from Onfido

Onfido, a leading global digital identity verification and authentication provider, has released ‘Motion’, a next generation biometric liveness solution to enhance its ‘Real Identity Platform’.

Fraud Detection - November 24, 2022 midnight

Putting a Face on Anonymous Financial Crime

Hosted by Dubai Police, the World Police Summit will provide a platform to explore the current challenges facing police forces and the latest technology advances, strategies, and innovations across the law enforcement and security spectrum.

Fraud Detection - October 4, 2022 midnight

Regula Rethinks the Conventional Process of Border Control

The almost unlimited access to high-quality printing services, as well as to sophisticated graphics software, has increased the quality of document forgery in recent years to the point where it is becoming more difficult for border control officers to tell the difference between real and fake secure documents.

Fraud Detection - September 5, 2022 midnight

International Cooperation in LatAm

Document fraud is one of the tools used by international terrorism, drug trafficking, money laundering, human trafficking and other forms of transnational crime. A tri-national meeting was recently held in Argentina within the framework of the EUROFRONT Programme on training and technical assistance.

Fraud Detection - July 6, 2022 midnight

The Bad, the Very Bad and the Bits In Between

The use of fake ID’s has for some time been linked with a whole range of serious crimes including terrorism and people smuggling as well as, at the other end of the criminality spectrum, less serious misdemeanours such as under-age drinking.

Fraud Detection - June 9, 2022 midnight

The FCC Wants to Crack Down on SIM Swapping

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has released its proposed cybersecurity rules including an attempt to prevent the serious problem of SIM swapping – a common form of digital identity theft that is particularly difficult to protect against.

Cybersecurity - November 2, 2021 midnight