Tag Archives: organized crime

Change the fraud-fighting focus


If traditional methods and systems used by federal agencies aren’t enough to detect organized criminal fraud networks, what is? Jon Lemon, Solutions Specialist at SAS, says that it’s time to change what you are looking for and methods by which you look. Take a look at how this hybrid approach is working.

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Who’s watching the watch dogs?

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Jon Lemon, Solutions Specialist at SAS, takes a look at three true stories of fraud to show how law enforcement or government agencies can use multiple analytical methods to proactively identify fraud schemes in their infancy – and spare federal taxpayers billions of dollars in benefit payouts each year.

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Cross-border no-fault fraud

James Ruotolo, Insurance Fraud, SAS

Insurance companies and fraud-fighting agencies in North America are noticing a trend: Fraudsters are now exporting their best practices to our neighbors to the north.The province of Ontario has a mixed no-fault and tort insurance system with superb benefits that fraudsters are capitalizing on. Read this post by James Ruotolo to find out how insures to the north are battling this influx.

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New analytical approaches, less fraud

Ellen Joyner Robinson

Each year, cybercriminals steal as much as US$1B from small and mid-sized bank accounts in the US and Europe. Read about matching their sophistication with a new, hybrid strategy that incorporates new sources of data, real-time analytics and collaborations.

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