Melissa’s Trust and Compliance Checklist Promotes Comprehensive Enterprise Data Quality

Company Receives SOC2 Certification; Outlines Criteria for Trusted Data in Banking, Healthcare, Marketing and More Melissa, a leading provider of global contact data quality and identity verification solutions, today announced its trust and compliance checklist, helping enterprises understand and evaluate complex criteria for secure, optimized data quality operations. The company is committed to trust and compliance leadership, securing its continued SOC2…

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Electronic Identity Verification Reduces Ecommerce Fraud by 90%

Ecommerce companies never seem to get ahead of sneaky fraudsters. Z1 Motorsports was no exception. Even after adopting an intensive 7-minute process to verify its customers, the company still suffered annual losses of $250,000, plus labor costs. Z1 realized something needed to be done - the automotive parts retailer called on Melissa for help with digital identity verification. After just one…

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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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Another successful event for Team UK! #TFM18

Last week, the team had a fantastic time at Technology for Marketing 2018. It was fun-filled and jam packed two days but we couldn’t have wished for a better two days at the event. Although, getting to Olympia London was a slight issue with train delays running havoc on the event schedule, the team all made it in piece for…

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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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Melissa and Scanovate Form Strategic Partnership for Mobile Identity Management

Dynamic Platform Integrates Melissa’s Real-Time Data Quality to Validate Customer Data for KYC, AML Compliance Ramat-Gan, ISRAEL and Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF – June 12, 2018 – Melissa, a leading provider of global contact data quality and identity verification solutions, today announced its strategic partnership with Scanovate, a digital identity management platform bringing dynamic, real-time tools to compliance initiatives. Scanovate empowers…

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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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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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