How to Detect and Prevent Stolen and Synthetic IDs
In this Fraud Fighters Manual: Community Insights, we dig into the best practices for detecting and preventing identity fraud related to stolen and synthetic identities.
Unit21 for Fraud Prevention | Video Demo
In this video demo, viewers are introduced to Unit21's fraud detection and prevention capabilities. See first-hand how Unit21 helps organizations proactively prevent fraud.
State of Fraud and AML Report Volume 2
250+ Risk & Compliance professionals share their priorities, goals, and challenges for 2023 and beyond. Download the report to learn the State of Fraud and AML.
Knowing Your Fraudster Starts With Knowing Your Customer
Get first-hand insights from industry leaders in anti-fraud and risk management. In this Fraud Fighters Manual: Community Insights, we dig into why it’s so important to know your fraudster.
The State of Fraud and AML in 2023: VIP Preview
We asked 250+ Risk & Compliance professionals to share their priorities, goals, and challenges for the next 12 months. In this webinar, get a sneak peek at the most critical insights.
FedNow Compliance: How to Stay Compliant When Adopting FedNow
FedNow, the Federal Reserve’s real-time payments rail, has launched - and with it the regulatory requirements for offering it as a service. Find out why US FIs may already be mostly compliant.
How Unit21 Simplifies AML Compliance
In this quick video demo, discover how Unit21's Risk & Compliance Infrastructure simplifies AML Compliance. Watch now for details!
Stout Case Study
In this joint case study featuring Stout and Unit21, we explore how a regional bank quickly completed a regulatory-mandated lookback project using Unit21’s Transaction Monitoring solution.
Compliance vs Risk Management: Understanding the Differences
When it comes to compliance vs. risk management, the two concepts are related, but subtly different. But both are important for heavily-regulated organizations. Learn how in this article.
Fraud Fighters Manual Live: Know Your Fraudster
In this exclusive webinar, Robert Reynolds and Alex Faivusovich offer examples of surprising fraud instances and discuss the most vulnerable processes fraudsters most frequently target.
Bank Fraud Investigation: How It Works, the Process, + How Long It Takes
Fraud investigations are an essential part of detecting and preventing fraud at banks. Learn what a bank fraud investigation is, how they work, and the main steps in the process.
Risk & Compliance White Paper for Neobanks
Risk management and AML compliance are crucial components of any successful Neobank. Discover anti-fraud and AML best practices in this white paper. Download now.
Customer Spotlight: How Gusto Streamlines AML Compliance Operations
In this webinar, we’ll dive into the world of payroll compliance and explore how Gusto, a valued customer of Unit21, successfully tackles key AML compliance issues.
How to Move from Fraud Detection to Fraud Prevention
It’s not enough to simply detect instances of fraud. Learn why fraud prevention is just as critical, and the top strategies for moving from fraud detection to prevention.
Online Marketplace Risks & How to Prevent Them
This ultimate guide to marketplace risk discusses the nature and types of risk online marketplaces face. It also suggests techniques for online marketplace Trust and Safety teams to limit risk.
Cryptocurrency Fraud: Common Scams, Prevention Strategies, & Real-Life Examples
This ultimate guide covers what cryptocurrency fraud is, including common schemes and real-life examples. It also discusses how to detect, prevent, and report crypto fraud.
FinTech White Paper: A Comprehensive Guide to Risk Management, Compliance, and Anti-Fraud Strategies for FinTechs
Risk management and AML compliance are crucial components of any FinTech operation. Discover anti-fraud and AML best practices and how to execute them effectively with technology. Download now.
How the OCC’s Office of Financial Technology Impacts Bank-Fintech Relationships
The OCC created the Office of Financial Technology in March 2023 to better understand and regulate Fintech. Here, we discuss what the OFT’s initial guidance means for FI-Fintech partnerships.
Credit Union Compliance Checklist
A credit union is a financial institution like a bank, but follows slightly different regulations because of how it’s owned and operated. This checklist will help it to stay compliant.
Banking Regulatory Compliance Checklist
As a bank, complying with industry regulations is a tall order. But it can be made easier with our banking regulatory compliance checklist, which compartmentalizes the essential things a bank must do.
Why Check Imaging Isn’t Enough for True Fraud Prevention
We explore the top reasons why check imaging isn’t enough to adequately detect and prevent check fraud, and offer other options for financial institutions to use.
How to Perform an Internal Audit on Your Compliance Risk Management
Internal audits help a company detect and fix problems ahead of time, as well as streamline operations. Learn how to perform one of your company’s compliance risk management operations.
Unlocking the Secrets of Fraud Prevention: 23 Expert Insights Revealed
In this exclusive webinar, Unit21's Head of Fraud, Alex Faivusovich, will offer viewers a sneak peek into 23 highlights from the fraud fighters manual book.
Fraud Fighters Manual
The Fraud Fighters Manual contains 6 chapters, featuring authors from Brex, Lithic, Pinwheel, Mercury, Treasury Prime, & Nibiru Chain. Learn more now.
37 Updates to Help You Catch Bad Actors
We cover the 37 new updates to Unit21's product suite that help organizations catch fraudsters and prevent money laundering.
The Complete Guide to RegTech (Regulatory Technology)
RegTech is helping FIs keep up with financial regulatory requirements – especially as they constantly change. See how RegTech is helping them with this, and what to expect from it in the near future.
3 Top Priorities for Risk & Compliance | Fraud Fighters NYC Spring 2023
Unit21 hosted a panel during New York Fintech Week featuring Fintech fraud prevention experts from organizations like Treasury Prime, Bangor Savings Bank, Fintech Business Weekly.
5 Evolving Fraud Trends in the Banking Industry And How to Prevent Them
Learn the current fraud trends in the banking industry and how compliance teams can combat them in this on-demand webinar featuring Christina Rea of Raycor consulting.
9 Suspicious Activity Examples + How to Identify & Report Them
Suspicious transactions include any event within a banking or financial system that could be linked to fraudulent, illegal, or money laundering activities.
FedNow in 15 Minutes [Webinar On-Demand]
For many financial institutions, FedNow gives businesses access to resources faster, freeing them up to make other use of the funds right away. But faster payments often creates faster fraud.
Risk Management in Banking: Types + Best Practices for Mitigation
This guide to risk management in banking will discuss why the process is critical for banks, in light of the threats banks face. It will also provide an outline and tips for managing risk effectively.
Bank Compliance: Types, Benefits, + How to
Bank regulatory compliance is important for protecting banks themselves, their customers, and the financial system as a whole. Learn why, along with what goes into an effective compliance program.
Payment Fraud: What It Is, Common Types, + How to Prevent It
Learn what payment fraud is and why it’s problematic for FIs, merchants, and consumers. We’ll discuss some common forms and what FIs can do to detect and prevent them.
3 Signs Unit21 is a Good Fit for Your Organization
We explore whether Unit21 would be a good fit for your organization, based on the main pain points organizations are experiencing with their FRAML infrastructure.
How to Choose the Best Compliance Risk Management Software
Learn what compliance risk management software is and the top features to look for when choosing the right fit for your AML compliance operations.
Insurance Compliance Requirements (+ the Consequences of Non-Compliance)
Learn about how insurance compliance regulations work, the consequences of non-compliance, and how you can build an effective insurance compliance framework.
A Guide to Bank Fraud: How to Detect + Prevent It
Unit21’s guide to bank fraud will explain what it is and some of the many ways it’s carried out. We’ll also give tips on how to detect bank fraud in progress, as well as how to prevent it outright.
Fraud Risk Management: What It Is + How to Build a Program
This guide to fraud risk management will discuss what it is and why businesses should know about it. It will also explain the foundations of a fraud risk management framework and how to build them.
Real-Time Payments 101: What They Are + How to Prevent Fraud
Real-time payments are gaining worldwide popularity. Find out why as we cover how they work, their potential applications, and countermeasures against them being used for fraud.
Combating Insurance Fraud: How to Detect + Prevent It
Learn what insurance fraud is, common schemes used to commit this type of fraud across different insurance industries, and how to prevent it from happening.
Compliance Risk Management: What It Is + Best Practices
Learn what compliance risk management is, what the risks of non-compliance are, and best practices to manage risks associated with compliance.
Credit Union Compliance: Key Regulations & How to Build a Compliance Program
Learn what credit union compliance is, the main regulations you need to follow (and who enforces them), and how to build your credit union compliance program.
eCommerce Fraud Prevention: Common Types + How to Prevent It
We explore everything there is to know about eCommerce fraud prevention, including the main types of fraud used and best practices for prevention.
Buy Now Pay Later Fraud: What It Is + How to Prevent It
Learn what Buy Now Pay Later Fraud is, the most commonly used BNPL scams to watch for, and how to prevent BNPL fraud from happening.
Chatting All Things Fraud Fighting With Industry Experts from Robinhood, Melio, Rho, & Unit21
Industry experts share their best advice on growing a career in fraud, why FRAML should be considered a competitive advantage, and the benefits of building relationships within the fraud industry.
How to Utilize Non-Monetary Fraud Indicators
Learn how you can utilize non-monetary fraud indicators to detect - and root out - fraud.
Guide to Synthetic Identity Fraud
We explore all there is to know about synthetic ID fraud, including what it is, how it works, and how to detect and prevent it.
Webinar On Demand: Romance Fraud: The New language of Love?
Join industry experts to discuss the evolution of romance fraud, its global impact on financial organizations, and what companies can do to educate customers and keep them safe from falling victim.
AML (Anti-Money Laundering) Trends to Look For in 2023
We explore the most relevant and pressing AML trends for organizations to be on the lookout for in 2023, and explain how organizations can stay one step ahead.
When to Deem Apple Store Activity Suspicious
Learn how to detect and investigate suspicious activity on big brand stores like the Apple Store, and why it’s such a prevalent problem.
How to Stop Identity Fraud Rings from Taking Advantage of Your Fintech Platform
Learn how Fintech platforms can stop fraud rings from taking advantage of their platforms, and the main tactics they’ll use.
New Account Fraud Red Flags to Watch For
Discover the main red flags to look out for attempting to combat new account fraud, identity theft, and synthetic ID fraud.
Biggest Risk Signals for Account Takeover Fraud
Learn the biggest risk signals to look for when it comes to account takeover and how fraudsters use these accounts to commit further fraud.
How Unit21 Looks at the Fraud Landscape
We explain our outlook on the current - and future - fraud landscape, and discuss the best ways to stay safe and secure in this video.
Payments Compliance & Monitoring Explained
We look at what payments compliance is, what the different regulations are, and how organizations can achieve regulatory compliance.
Fraud DAO Blog
Discover the benefits of industry collaboration when it comes to fintech fraud detection and prevention. The Fintech Fraud DAO blog is dedicated to educating fintechs on the power of consortium.
How to Prevent Fraud
We explore the top 5 ways for organizations to prevent fraud, ensuring users - and the platform - are kept safe and secure in this video. Watch now!
Web3 and The Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO)
Here, we discuss Web3, the various trending technological innovations in the space, their risks, the potential for adoption in data-sharing platforms, and how they can be used to help level the field.
Challenges in the B2C Fintech Market Landscape (Part 1)
Collaboration between FIs is an efficient way to detect and prevent fraud. However, several challenges present themselves in developing, managing, and maintaining consortium products.
Webinar On Demand: Holiday Fraud: 5 Ways to Protect your Customers This Year
In this webinar, we'll explore 5 ways to protect your customers from fraud and keep your organization off the naughty list this holiday season.
Webinar On Demand: Managing Fraud Risk: Fraud Trends and Predictions for 2023
Today’s fraudsters are more well-funded, technologically savvy, and agile than they've ever been before. In this webinar, we’ll discuss what organizations need to know to enter 2023 with confidence.
Webinar On Demand: Top Compliance Trends 2023
Several industry-leading voices will present their insights about the biggest compliance trends for 2023 and how to make compliance a lever for growth. Watch now.
Year in Review 2022
2022 was a busy year for fraudsters. Fortunately, Unit21 customers rose to the occasion to fight fraud and money laundering. Read how they used Unit21 to stop bad actors in 2022 here.
Anti-Money Laundering Regulations Financial Organizations Should Know (and Follow!)
The world of anti-money laundering regulations is complex. Discover what AML regulations are, why they are essential, and what regulations apply in different countries around the globe.
Is There a Such Thing As Cryptocurrency Fraud?
We explore whether crypto fraud is a serious threat, and explore how both consumers and financial institutions prevent it from occurring.
What are the main steps you need to take to choose the right fraud prevention software?
We cover the top 3 steps for choosing the right fraud prevention software for your needs, and list questions you should be asking yourself at each step.
How does credit card cloning fraud work and how can you prevent it from happening?
Learn how credit card cloning works, how to identify it, how to address it, and how to prevent it from occurring in the future.
Buying vs. Building Fraud Solutions with Robinhood's Lenny Gusel
In this video, Unit21's Head of Marketing sits down with Robinhood's Lenny Gusel to discuss buying vs. building fraud solutions and the importance of networking and collaboration.
Fraud and AML Dictionary
Unit21's Fraud and AML Dictionary offers robust definitions for the industry's most influential terms. Browse FRAML terms today!
Fraud Strategy for Dormant Activity
When creating a fraud strategy for dormant accounts that suddenly become active, it is essential to understand these two things. Watch the video for answers and insight.
Fraud Prevention Playbook
New offerings bring new opportunities for financial organizations to scale, but they can also hold a fair amount of fraud risk. Here, we'll discuss 8 scenarios and how to accelerate growth.
Ultimate Guide to AML Compliance for Financial Organizations
Drill down on the essentials of anti-money laundering (AML) compliance that every financial organization needs to know.
How to Detect Reg E Dispute Fraud in the US
Discover how the Reg E dispute process works, specifically in the context of ATM disputes and the exploitation of provisional credit and how to identify these threats in this quick video.
How to Automate the Review of Mobile Check Deposits
Learn how to automate the review of mobile check deposit fraud by finely tuning alert thresholds and using customer profiling to detect anomalies in this quick video.
Tackling Fraud at Scale: Challenges and Solutions
Tackling fraud at scale is no simple task. In this video, listen as Sridhar Kotamraju, Head of Fraud at Goldman Sachs, discusses his career in fraud detection and prevention with Unit21's CEO.
How Product and Risk Teams Collaborate Hand-Out
Magic is made when Risk & Compliance teams are incorporated into the product development process. Download this PDF to discover 5 key benefits of collaboration.
Hand-Out Download: Bad Fraud Practices to Avoid
When it comes to fraud prevention, many things can go wrong. In this short PDF, we cover the 7 worst fraud practices to avoid. Download it now.
Hand-Out Download: When to Adopt a Risk & Compliance Solution
In this hand-out, we'll offer three tips and timeframes for your team to follow to determine the right time to for your organization to adopt Risk & Compliance software.
Buying vs. Building a Risk & Compliance Solution
Here, we'll explore the pros and cons of buying vs. building fraud and AML software and provide a decision framework to help your team make the best choice.
Fraud Trends and Predictions for 2023
In this look back at 2022, we cover the top fraud trends that dominated crypto and financial services as well as provide key predictions for 2023 to help your organization get ready.
How to Reduce False Positives in Fraud Prevention
We explore the 3 key steps for reducing false positives within an organization's fraud prevention operations, focusing on breaking threats into different risk categories in this article.
Types of Fraud That Money Services Businesses (MSBs) Should Know
A money services business (MSB) describes a business that transmits or converts money. Here, we'll discuss the main types of fraud these organizations need to look out for.
4 Ways to Use Unit21 for Fraud Detection
Find out why Unit21 is an ideal risk and compliance solution to use for fraud detection - and the prevention and protection efforts that follow.
How to Use Unit21's Link Analysis for Catching Crypto Fraud
Learn how to Unit21’s link analysis tool can be used to catch crypto fraud by uncovering relationships between individuals and entities on your crypto exchange or platform in this helpful article.
Best Fraud Prevention Tools
What are the best fraud prevention tools? In this video and written post, Unit21's Head of Fraud Risk, Alex Faivusovich, explores how to build out a proper fraud detection and prevention tech stack.
7 Bad Anti-Fraud Practices: What to Avoid to Prevent Fraud
Perfecting fraud detection and prevention efforts is no easy task. Discover 7 common fraud prevention pitfalls (and how to avoid them!).
Women in Software Engineering at Unit21: DevOps
We interviewed 3 female members of our DevOps team to provide insight into what led them to choose careers in engineering and what it is like to be a female software engineer at Unit21.
Women in Compliance: 4 Critical Tips for Career Advancement
Unit21 hosted a "women in compliance" fireside chat featuring Lisa Lechner (the CCO of Mercari) at ACAMS. Here are 4 practical pieces of advice for women looking to succeed in compliance careers.
Why No-Code Is the Future of Fraud
Why is no-code technology the future of fraud prevention? Get the rundown here.
Link Analysis: A Secret Weapon for AML
Link Analysis is the most effective way to uncover patterns of activity between entities and should be utilized as part of a robust AML program.
Account Takeover Fraud: What It Is and How to Stop It
Account Takeover (ATO) fraud costs consumers and businesses a lot. However, adhering to best practices and being diligent about monitoring reduces the likelihood of falling victim.
Money Laundering Typologies Neobanks Should Know to Prevent Fraud
This guide will introduce you to money laundering typologies you're likely to see in neobanking, and important AML regulations that neobanks need to follow.
Types and Examples of Suspicious Transactions: A Closer Look
When it comes to reporting suspicious transactions, there are many types to consider. Here, we'll take a look at some of the main examples.
6 Tips for Growing and Scaling Your Fintech Compliance Team
Discover 6 tips and best practices for building a culture of compliance at your Fintech from experts who have been there and seen what it takes to be successful in this round-up.
Third-Party Integrations: How They Play Into Crypto Risk & Compliance Data Infrastructure
Discover the importance of data infrastructure in cryptocurrency compliance and how third-party integrations can be crucial in shaping risk decisions within infrastructure platforms.
The Complete Guide to Transaction Monitoring: Everything to Know
There is a lot of information to digest when it comes to transaction monitoring for AML compliance and beyond. In this guide, we'll take a deep dive into everything you need to know.
Suspicious Activity Reporting: 6 Best Practices to Follow
Suspicious activity reporting is critical for combatting money laundering and other financial crimes. Here's a rundown on best practices for identifying suspicious activity and submitting SARs.
The State of Fraud and AML: How to Build a Successful Program
Get a sneak peek of the findings from our recent report on the state of fraud and AML, with data coming directly from 200+ risk and compliance professionals.
Romance Fraud: Love, Lies, and Billions Lost
If love is blind, could that explain why romance cons are reaching new heights? In this post, we'll take a look at some startling statistics on romance fraud and what financial organizations can do.