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KYC Compliance Fundamentals Guide

January 27, 2020

This guide is based on our learnings as Regtech leaders over the last 5 years. It provides a high level summary of the fundamental aspects of KYC compliance that you need to know both when onboarding new customers, and when looking into the existing customers. These tips will help your company meet regulatory guidelines, stay […]


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Digital Identity to Fight Financial Crime – Risk and Compliance Interview with Jose Caldera

January 16, 2020

Jose Caldera is Chief Marketing & Products Officer at IdentityMind, and has been developing and marketing high technology products for the last 25 years. An entrepreneur at heart, his focus has always been on the enterprise, developing products and services for information and payments security, risk mitigation and compliance. A frequent industry speaker and writer, […]


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The IdentityMind Platform: A Mature Orchestration Hub


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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