The scheme allegedly involved insiders recruited by fraudsters to steal information about more than 200 individuals and organizations. How can institutions improve background screening and prevent fraud?
The potential 30-year prison term and $1 million fine are significant, but so is the actual plea agreement - which may signal a new tactic in law enforcement officials' efforts to break up fraud rings.
As 2012 nears and federal regulators prepare to examine financial institutions for conformance with the FFIEC Authentication Guidance, just how prepared are banks and credit unions? The answer may surprise you.
Fraud threats have changed little in the past decade. But their global scale has, and James Ratley, president of the ACFE, details how fraud examiners must change their approach to fighting these crimes in 2012.
Michaels, Save Mart and Subway. Each of these companies was victimized by point-of-sale fraud, and security experts say the fraudsters' patterns offer valuable security tips to merchants and financial institutions.
The Department of Justice has indicted four Romanians for their alleged roles in a multimillion-dollar fraud scheme believed to have compromised hundreds of U.S. merchants and more than 80,000 U.S. consumers.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. is warning its banks about another strand of phishing attacks purporting to come from the FDIC. The e-mails claim to offer critical information about business bank accounts.