Card Not Present (CNP) Fraud: Learn How to Detect & Prevent It

Melissa AU Team | Australia, Fraud Prevention | , ,

E-commerce is no longer limited to big brands. Everyone from the neighborhood cafe to the handicraft retailers has built an online presence for themselves. E-commerce is thriving! But, as it grows, so do the instances of fraud.

According to a study, Card Not Present (CNP) fraud accounts for 70% of all fraud losses. In 2020, this amounted to $19.43 billion worldwide.… Read More

Biometrics: A Big Need in Digital Identity 2022

Melissa UK Team | 2022, Fraud Prevention, United Kingdom |

With the transition to hybrid cloud technology accelerating across various sectors, the use of biometric technology has only been taken seriously over the past few years with the pandemic shining a spotlight on its benefits.

A major use case is remote onboarding of customers and clients, verifying their identity on a digital scale in a matter of seconds, rather than manual checks where a person would have to come in and present various forms of ID to a person. … Read More

Melissa Comments on Its Flagship Data Quality Tool Used in the Arizona Ballot Review

Melissa Team | 2021, Address Correction, Customer Identities, Fraud Prevention, Identity Verification, NCOA, Personator, Press Release, USPS | , , ,

Melissa’s Personator is proven and widely adopted in smart data quality strategies for federal, state, and county agencies

Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF – September 30, 2021 – Melissa, a leading provider of global data quality and address management solutions, today commented on its Personator data quality tool being utilized in the Maricopa County ballot review effort.

For more than 35 years, we have supported the mission of cleaner, more accurate data, working with election boards and motor vehicle departments nationwide to help them clean, verify, and update voter rolls.

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Decentralising Cryptocurrency with Identity Verification

Melissa UK Team | Fraud Prevention, United Kingdom

Cryptocurrency has proven to be a popular choice amongst adventurous investors, with its anonymous nature, confidentiality, and lack of regulation, we can see the reason for its global trend.

With each digital currency having its speculative nature the only way for them to become truly become mainstream is the adaption of ID and KYC processes.

Why do we say this? well in 2020, $2.8 billion was recorded in laundered money through cryptocurrency exchanges, as we are aware of the ever-increasing threat of cyber-crime and fraudulent acts already.… Read More

Online Fraud Lessons Learned In 2021

Melissa AU Team | Fraud Prevention | , , , ,

2021 has undoubtedly been a difficult year. As cities across the world went into lockdown mode, everything shifted online. We worked online from home, shopped online, banked online, and so on. As more and more people adopted a digital lifestyle, fraudsters evolved new ways to target them. They exploited the fear and uncertainty we felt as well as digital channels. In doing so, they brought to light a number of lessons we need to heed.… Read More