Melissa All-in-One Identity Verification to be Highlighted at FinTech Junction 2019

Solution Combats Fraud and Enables Compliance without Impacting Customer Experience Melissa, a leading provider of global contact data quality and identity verification (IDV) solutions, will demonstrate its all-in-one cloud IDV and enrichment solution at FinTech Junction 2019. Operating in tandem with existing banking and payments software platforms, Melissa’s IDV technology seamlessly verifies identity using a global dataset of billions of…

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New Report Examines Dueling Priorities in Banking: Identity Verification and Customer Experience

Aite Group Assessment Highlights Melissa’s Approach to Verify Identity at Onboarding, Complementing Industry Mandate for Easy, Frictionless Banking Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF – February 27, 2019 – Melissa, a leading provider of global contact data quality and identity verification solutions, today announced availability of “Identity Verification: Successful Strategies to Minimize False Positives and Risk,” a new report commissioned by Melissa…

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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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Melissa Brings Affordable KYC to Banking with Electronic ID Verification Platform

Flexible Identity Resolution and Anti-Fraud Capabilities Demo at #Money2020, Powering Mobile Onboarding, Watchlist Screening, and Global ID Verification Melissa, a leading provider of global contact data quality and identity verification solutions, today announced its affordable Electronic ID Verification (eIDV) platform empowers banks of all sizes to reduce risk and modernize Know Your Customer (KYC) operations, an important shift in identity resolution and…

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Digital Identity

The use of technology is enabling governments, institutions and organisations to uniquely identify individuals and with a digital identity verification process in place, which includes identity document authentication and biometric recognition solutions, the problem of the 1.5 billion people estimated to be without an official form of identity could be solved. The technology of digital identity could also be the…

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Personator World: Watch lists, Sanctions & PEP Screening

By Kevin Ubay-Ubay Ever since Melissa launched the Personator World web service, we have been excited to hear how it has helped clients with their ID verification needs. We're pleased to share we're taking another step forward and that Personator World now provides watch lists and PEP (politically exposed persons) screening. This makes Personator World an even more attractive fit…

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Exploring the Necessary Steps for KYC Compliance

All businesses want to “know” their customers, right? After all, what you don’t know about consumers can definitely hurt you in lost sales, hindered growth, and impaired customer loyalty. But for some industries—in particular the financial services, banking, and securities businesses—the phrase “know your customer” (KYC) means more than just good business. It’s required by regulators and government entities to…

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Clean & Verify Your Global Contact Data–One Powerful Cloud Service

By Kevin Ubay-Ubay, Sales EngineerGlobal ID Verification is Melissa's powerful cloud service that gives one single, simple way to clean and verify your global contact data. Leverage our experience in name, phone, address, and email validation to gain comprehensive contact checking and identity-level verification. Our web service may be applied to: Age verification Name-address verification Anti-fraud applications Online shopping cart…

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How to Know Customers Are Who They Say They Are

In 2015 alone, 62% of companies were targets of payment fraud. As customers increasingly conduct their financial affairs online and via mobile devices, risk management and fraud prevention become more and more difficult. So, how do you know customers are who they say they are?Short of reaching through the computer, tablet, or smartphone screen and verifying a customer with your…

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