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Check Fraud Prevention

Social Media Provides a Gaping Hole for Fraudsters in Check

June 13, 2017

  AJC.com recently reported the story of a group of fraudsters who used Instagram ads to solicit bank information for unsuspecting victims, who were robbed of substantial funds before the crime was discovered. During a scheme lasting at least 17 months, the FBI said, the trio posted advertisements on Instagram and other social media sites offering “fast…

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OrbyAwards for Excellence Presented to Eight Banking and Healthcare Partners/Clients Along with Induction to OrboGraph Hall of Fame

June 6, 2017

Billerica, MA, June 7, 2017 – OrboGraph, a premier developer and supplier of intelligent electronic/paper automation solutions in healthcare revenue cycle management (RCM), as well as recognition solutions, image validation and check fraud detection for the U.S. check processing market, recently presented its OrbyAwards for excellence and inducted eight recipients to the OrboGraph Hall of Fame…

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What is the Next Generation in Check Recognition for Teller and RDC?

Switching Banks is in Fashion Again for the Small Biz

June 6, 2017

The American Banker podcast is a pleasant way to spend your commute. Their latest segment features a conversation from our business partners FIS, Doug Brown, senior vice president. He examines a recent survey that shows 14% of small and medium-size businesses switched banks last year and 18% are considering switching this year. “Business owners gravitate toward things that make…

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5 Reasons Paper Checks Fight Back, Spur Innovation

May 30, 2017

Despite the aggressive marketing attacks by many electronic payment platforms, even Bankrate advises readers to think twice before consigning their checkbooks to the nostalgia pile. Go to the link for details, but the five fundamental reasons paper checks are still important payment tools, according to Bankrate, are as follows: Many businesses shun plastic Ease of person-to-person…

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Mobile RDC: Banks Driving Volume, Managing Risks

May 24, 2017

Mobile check deposit rolled out almost five years ago, and at that time it was used mainly by tech-savvy leading-edge early adopters. The “mainstream” bank customer, however, felt intimidated by the tech, or was discouraged by the limits set on deposits. Undaunted, BBVA Compass aggressively addressed theses concerns over the past year. The bank increased its check amount limits,…

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Life After “Death” – Consumers Still Find Checks Compelling

May 16, 2017

“Until about five years ago, I used to carry my checkbook everywhere,” writes Lainie Petersen in the Money Crashers blog. “In fact, some of my purses even had a special compartment that provided easy access to my oft-used pad of checks. Nowadays, however, I leave my checkbook at home. In fact, I can’t remember the last time…

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Would Motion Code Protection Against Credit Card Fraud Increase Check Fraud?

May 10, 2017

https://youtu.be/FnhBt0bo2m0 A French digital payment security company called Oberthur Technologies (OT) thinks it can pretty much eliminate credit card fraud with a new technology it calls Motion Code. What’s Motion Code? It’s basically a means of changing static CVVs to dynamic CVVs, changing every hour. If a bad guy gets your card, it would only be useful…

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Fed’s New Payment System & ECCHO Webinar: Good News for the Future of Checks

May 2, 2017

Last month at the RDC Forum: Atlanta, an event hosted by RemoteDepositCapture.com, a new unified platform for processing check and ACH transactions was discussed by a Fed spokesman. It’s expected to make its debut at the central bank later this year. The changes are a modernization of the Fed’s own internal systems, and appears to hold…

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Orbograph Client Conference Summary: Payments and Check Update

April 13, 2017

To say the 2017 Orbograph Client Conference in Atlanta turned out to be a great event would be shameless self promotion, which we would never do.  So speaking objectively, it all started with a must-see introduction movie trailer. Then, on the check and payments side, we recruited a number of the best companies and speakers in…

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10 Big Ideas for Banking in 2017

April 10, 2017

American Banker provides their view toward futuristic ideas with 10 Big Ideas for Banking in 2017. It’s a combo of both cool and crazy concepts; each of the 10 predictions/ideas link to a more comprehensive look at the topic in question (also in a fun slideshow format). “Redefine a bank’s worth for the digital age,” for example, links…

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