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The IdentityMind Platform: A Mature Orchestration Hub

January 16, 2020

The recent report by AITE Group: “Fraud, Authentication, and Orchestration Hubs: A Path To Greater Agility”, reinforces the strategic value of the Identity Platform we have built. Download the Full Report We designed our Platform on the premise that the more you know about an individual, the more accurately you are able to assess the […]


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Why Cryptocurrency Companies are Filing more SARs than Ever

January 9, 2020

Recently, Ken Blanco, the director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced that Cryptocurrency companies have filed 7,000 Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) since May. This is amazing when you consider that since 2013 cryptocurrency firms have filed only 11,000 SARs. This means 63% of SARs have been filed in the last 7 months.


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A More Flexible Way to Leverage Historical User Behavior as a Risk Indicator

December 19, 2019

Dating back a couple of decades when ecommerce started, one of the first tools to identify online card fraud were velocity rules. Velocity rules measured the number of transactions that were performed by a particular credit card in a (short) period of time. For example, it is unusual, if not impossible, for an individual to […]


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Advanced KYC Compliance Operations – An IdentityMind Original Email Series

December 11, 2019

In 2016, we wrote the KYC fundamentals guide as a primer for companies that were looking at KYC for the first time. The guide has been downloaded more than 10,000 times from our resource page. The guide covered the basics of a KYC program, but what about the most challenging aspects of KYC? What do […]


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Reviewing a Sanctions Match: Using the IdentityMind Platform to Decide What To Do

December 5, 2019

The first obvious thing to point out is that deciding what to do with a transaction depends on the use case. For example a transaction that needs to be manually reviewed because the user behind the transaction is exhibiting abnormal behavior has different requirements that a transaction being executed by a user that has matched […]


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The Collusion Problem

October 22, 2019

Collusion fraud happens when two or more actors within an ecosystem work together to commit fraud against a merchant or other business. This is a big problem, and it continues to grow. In a recent report from the ACFE (Association of Certified Fraud Examiners), collusion fraud grew 150% in 2017. The report focuses on internal […]


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Can’t Miss Sessions at Money20/20 2019 Las Vegas

October 17, 2019

We’ve been going to Money 20/20 for a long time. For a company that focuses on reducing risk and increasing the effectiveness of Anti-Money laundering (AML), Know Your Customer (KYC), sanctions and PEP screening, and Identity Proofing efforts, Money 20/20 is a great fit. We’ve met a wide variety of companies big and small focused […]


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Helping Out Beyond Software

October 1, 2019

As you might know, we feel very strongly about our mission of stopping bad actors involved in financial crimes and the human crimes that sit behind them. This was one of our founding premises and a fundamental tenet at IdentityMind. Since our founding, we have built software focused on stopping financial crimes. We’ve talked about […]


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Automated Review Policy – Effective Reduction of False Positives

August 8, 2019

Introduction to Automated Review Policy Last week, we received a patent for our Automated Review Policy. Automated Review Policy, or ARP, is a way to look at “risky” data and remove the cases that aren’t, in fact, risky for the business. So, in other words, it’s a way to “Accept” more. We were excited about […]


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IMTC EMEA 2019 Can’t-Miss Sessions

June 25, 2019

Known as the largest international money transfer and cross-border payments conference, IMTC EMEA 2019 is a forum for money service businesses, banks, and payment processors to gather and discuss regulatory issues, leading-edge technology solutions, and more. With IMTC EMEA in London right around the corner, we wanted to share our thoughts on the sessions you […]


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