Payment fraud and identity theft nags the industry as mobile and online payments grow. There are even expectations of check fraud increasing due to the additional safeguards of EMV on the credit card side, per the Atlanta FED.
Detecting check fraud has changed over the years, evolving from a “hands on” approach of manual check observation to automated image analysis blended with data analytics.
With today’s new image workflows, taking a more traditional, “hands on” approach can still deliver benefits in a variety of workflows, including corporate RDC, retail POS, and even in several bank workflows, provided the check is still available. The Crosscheck blog offers a slide show detailing 10 ways to spot a fake check. What’s our favorite?
Zen and the art of check security.
We’ve found that fraudsters do not always include the padlock security feature. We find it!