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Blog Against Fraud

A Day in the Life of a Fraud Manager

Posted on Friday, June 23, 2017

What’s a fraud manager’s day like? It’s a wild ride filled with laughter and tears, joy and heartbreak. We hope you enjoy absorbing the drama of this day in the life of a fraud manager!

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Topics: fraud manager, day in the life

Summer Lovin, Or Fraudin?

Posted on Friday, June 23, 2017

“The Internet makes this type of crime easy because you can pretend to be anybody you want to be.”

- Christine Beining, FBI special agent

In a Romance Scheme, a fraudster assumes a false identity on an online dating site in order to trick people into giving them money. Industry analysts say that as many as one out of 10 online dating profiles may be fraudulent, depending on the site.

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Topics: big data, online dating

Summer Days Drifting Away to...FAFSA Forms?

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017

Whether it’s warm weather, vacation, or no school (for kids anyway!), we’re all looking forward to summer. Not at the top of that list for, well, anyone -- filling out Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forms. While high schoolers across the country are enjoying their newfound freedom from classes and teachers, those lucky soon-to-be seniors (or let’s be honest – their parents) are preparing to apply to college and fill out those pesky FAFSA forms.

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Topics: personal information, FAFSA

Thank You For the Award Recognition

Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Over the years, Kount has won many industry awards and accolades. We’re pleased to announce our latest feat – winning the Customer Choice for Best Antifraud Solution in the 2017 CNP Awards, giving us the unprecedented record of winning a CNP Award every year since its inception six years ago. Honored at the 2017 CNP Expo in Orlando, where card-not-present companies and solutions are recognized for their notable contributions and innovations in the space, the award recognized Kount Central, our leading solution specifically for online payment service providers.

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Topics: CNP awards, award

Would You Rather Build or Buy PCI Compliance?

Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Businesses that process credit cards have a requirement to comply with regulatory mandates such as the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). PCI-DSS is a standard established by the PCI Security Standards Council, a global forum for the ongoing development, enhancement, storage, dissemination and implementation of security standards for account data protection.

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Topics: PCI compliance, buy, build

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