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Tackling Fraud in Retail on Black Friday

Ryan Kemp, director of retail at TransUnion in the UK advises retailers on how to tackle the fraudsters as the peak online shopping period draws near This year’s Black Friday offers a fantastic commercial opportunity for retailers – in spite … » Read more…

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Is e-gaming an open beta for fraudsters?

Money mules is a largely unreported crime playing an integral role in money laundering, a criminal activity the National Crime Agency estimates costs the UK economy £100billion each year. A joint initiative by TransUnion and Cifas provides new insights into … » Read more…

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Developing a data mindset

Earlier this year, TransUnion contributed to the government’s white paper on the use of data and analytics to counter fraud, which was published as part of a public consultation. Given that fraud costs the government an estimated £31bn to £48bn … » Read more…

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Merchants Given a Reprieve with Recent Opinion on SCA

For those still working to implement Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) to meet PSD2 requirements, the recent European Banking Authority (EBA) opinion on SCA could provide much needed respite. But there are caveats. Agreeing with market sentiment, the EBA conceded that … » Read more…

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Navigating Loyalty, Promotional Abuse and ATO Fraud Challenges in the Travel Industry.

Loyalty programmes are a fantastic way to drive customer engagement, particularly in the travel industry. The irony is that loyalty schemes can also be reputationally risky and drive customers away from a brand if their account does not appear secure. … » Read more…

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