Huawei Ban, U.S. Sanctions – What this Means for American Ecommerce

The Trump Administration has brought U.S. economic sanctions back into the public spotlight. Since placing Huawei, the world’s second largest smartphone maker, on the U.S. entity list, the Trump Administration has threatened more economic sanctions to countries and organizations throughout the world. The White House continues to tighten sanctions on Iran, threatens Turkey and warns European organization, Instex, with new…

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How useful is demographic data for targeted advertising use?

Demographic data can be very useful for an advertiser to know who his target customer is. As an example, knowledge about a family’s household income can be used by a realtor when marketing a potential home to a client. Likewise, banks can use an individual’s income and occupation to properly target services and products such as credit cards to people…

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ID Verification: a growing trend

Within financial services and insurance, identity verification plays a key role in compliance and regulation. These service providers are regulated institutions who use identity verification platforms to verify customers and their documentation as part of their KYC and AML policies. Verifying your identity with these providers is crucial not only because it helps to build mutual trust between yourself and…

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OFAC and KYC Loom Large for Financial Institutions

 In the alphabet soup of government agencies, OFAC looms large for financial institutions. Sometimes considered one of “the most powerful yet unknown" government agencies, the Office of Foreign Assets Control—a part of the Treasury Department—enforces economic and trade sanctions in support of U.S. national security and foreign policy. Simply put, many bad actors attempt to realize their plans via financial…

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Verify National ID like SSN with Personator

by Michael Johnson, Sales Engineer Personator has never yielded the crown of contact verification, and that is no accident.  Personator is the quintessential contact verification service.  Nowhere else can you find a fast, no maintenance, easy-to-use web service that will give you a level of certainty your data is not only good, but that it is correct.  One of our newest…

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Looking for Someone? Try our New Personator Search

Personator Search is a new cloud based solution provided by Melissa that allows users to retrieve multiple verified contact records based on an input address, name, phone, or email. With this service, power users can easily parse through multiple individuals at a single address, multiple individuals with the same name, and more to get precisely the record they are looking…

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