Fraud & Risk
Synthetic Identity Fraud: The New Go-to Tactic for Fraudsters
Synthetic identity fraud involves combining legitimate and bogus details to create a "new" individual. This presentation looks at why synthetic identities are playing a larger role in eCommerce fraud, then shares three tips merchants can use to tackle this type of fraud. The review closes with a brief review of common fraud detection tools and the role identity verification can play in risk scoring and mitigation.