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Consumers cut back on Christmas spending

Plans for Christmas 2019 are being reined in across the country due to financial concerns, with one in four (39%) consumers cutting back on spending, according to TransUnion. The global information and insights provider – one of the UK’s leading … » Read more…

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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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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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