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5 questions about the synthetic identity fraud threat

The fast-growing crime of synthetic identity fraud is has become a crucial issue for fraud investigators, financial institutions, and governments.

During a well-attended webinar hosted last month by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), The Anatomy of Synthetic Identity Fraud, I spoke with financial crime expert Michael Schidlow and Thomson Reuters’ Amanda DuPont about the rise of synthetic identity fraud, how financial institutions can take steps today to protect themselves and ways to mitigate this risk using technology.


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