Risk & Compliance Resources Center
Fraud Detection & Prevention for Financial Organizations: Ultimate Guide
Preventing fraud is a constant battle for financial organizations, but it is very containable with proper measures and controls. This extensive guide covers all the essential topics required.
First-Party Fraud: What it is and How to Prevent It
First-party fraud (FPF) is a growing concern for financial organizations. In this post, we'll cover how to identify this form of fraud and which best practices to follow to prevent it.
Fintech, Regtech & Suptech: The Main Differences + How to Use Them
Discover how these three innovative technologies are disrupting traditional financial services. We cover their similarities, differences, and top use cases.
Fintech Compliance: 20+ Regulations Your Company Should Know
Learn what is involved with Fintech compliance, including the regulatory bodies to know, the regulations you have to follow, and steps to ensure you stay compliant.
Financial Crime: What It Is and How It Affects Businesses
Financial crime is a growing concern. In this post, we'll discuss what organizations in the financial space must do in order to avoid becoming a victim of financial crime.
Dynamic Model Behavior and You: Unlocking Your Monitoring Potential
What if you and your team could build flexible, customizable models that flag alerts without writing a single line of code? Well, with Unit21’s new Dynamic Model Builder, you can. Get all the details.
Cryptocurrency Fraud: How to Keep Your Crypto Exchange Safe
For any crypto exchange to remain competitive, it must take proactive steps to prevent fraud. Here, we'll explore different forms of crypto fraud and how exchanges can help customers avoid scams.
Risk & Compliance Tech Stack for Fintech: Main Components + How To Choose
Learn how you can add risk and compliance operations to your FinTech stack to ensure you stay abreast of AML regulations and mitigate the risk of fraud.
When is the Best Time to Adopt a Risk and Compliance Platform?
Regulated businesses understand the necessity of adopting Regtech, but at what point in the company's lifecycle should this be considered? We'll discuss these questions here.
Collaborative Risk Culture: How Risk and Product Teams Should Work Together
We explore the top benefits of building a collaborative risk culture that encourages cooperation between risk and product teams. Learn what risk professionals can offer to the product team here.
Build vs Buy Financial Compliance Software: A Decision Framework
When it comes to Regtech, should you build it or should you buy it? Here, we'll explore the pros and cons of buying vs. building fraud and AML software and provide a decision framework.
How to Choose the Best Transaction Monitoring Software for Your Needs
Effective transaction monitoring software can protect the organization from being targeted by criminals and help maintain compliance. Here's how to choose the best technology for your business.
How to Detect and Prevent Fraud in Fintech: Top Methods + Solutions
Learn how to prevent and detect fraud in your Fintech by exploring the importance of anti-fraud in Fintech, top prevention methods, and the best solutions.
AML Technology: 3 Systems You Need to Stay Compliant
Money laundering is a global problem. Here, we’ll discuss the state of global money laundering, the challenges posed by current AML compliance systems, and three AML technology systems required.
AML Risk Assessments: How to Implement a Strategy for Your Organization
AML risk assessments are a critical component in anti-money laundering efforts. Discover how to use comprehensive risk analysis processes to bolster your overarching AML program strategy here.
AML Models: Best Practices for Development and Validation
An AML model is a process that helps businesses ensure that current practices align with existing compliance regulations. Discover how to develop an effective system for identifying bad actors here.
What to Know About AML Fines and Penalties for 2022
The anti-money laundering regulatory environment is rapidly changing. Here's a look at the notable AML fines for 2022 so far, upcoming regulation priorities, and best practices to avoid penalties.
AML Case Management Guide for Risk and Compliance Teams
When it comes to AML compliance programs, the case management process is key to ensuring the system is both efficient and effective. In this guide, discover everything you need to know.
Alert Scoring: Prioritize the Alerts That Matter with Unit21
Reviewing alerts just to realize it’s not valuable is a pain for investigators. That’s why Unit21 created Alert Scores - to help reduce false positives and separate the signal from the noise.
Alert Backlog Handling for Compliance Operations Teams: 4 Steps to Success
A significant alert backlog can hinder an organization from meeting its regulatory requirements. In this post, we'll discuss four steps that financial organizations can take to reduce their backlog.
ACH Fraud Prevention: How to Keep Your Organization Safe
ACH fraud is on the rise. Therefore, financial organizations must have the proper tools and processes in place. Here, we’ll cover how ACH fraud works and what controls are needed to stay safe.
A Case for FRAML: Why Today’s Fraud and AML Teams Should Join Forces
Investing in compliance transformation and integrating a FRAML risk framework is essential in today's digital world. In this post, we'll explore why fraud and AML teams should join forces.
3 Stages of Money Laundering: Insights From an Ex-Undercover DEA Agent
Here's a look at the three stages of money laundering through the lens of an ex-DEA agent and how financial organizations can use regulatory technology to identify bad actors and financial crime.
Product Guide: Transaction Monitoring
How can Unit21's Transaction and Data Monitoring platform help your organization catch bad actors and fight financial crime? Download our product guide to learn more.
Product Guide: Unit21 Platform Overview
Unit21 is the unified KYC & AML platform. Get access to everything you need to transform your compliance, risk, and fraud systems. Download the Unit21 platform guide to learn more.
Product Guide: Identity Verification
How can Unit21's Identity Verification solutions help your organization catch bad actors and fight financial crime? Download our product guide to learn more.
Product Guide: Case Management
How can Unit21's AML Case Management system help streamline your KYC/AML compliance investigations? Download our product guide to learn more.
Industry Report: The State of Fraud and AML in 2022
We surveyed 231 risk and compliance professionals to understand the trends, challenges, and priorities in tackling fraud and money laundering this year.
Fighting ACH Fraud: A Primer on Limiting Exposure and Risk
In this eBook, discover why ACH fraud is on the rise and how financial organizations can minimize risk. Download it now.
eBook: How to Implement the 5 Pillars of a BSA/AML Program
In this eBook, discover best practices for implementing the 5 Pillars of a BSA/AML program and get details for how to overcome systematic shortcomings. Download it now.
eBook: Confidence in Risk and Compliance: Modernizing Fraud and AML Management
Put risk and compliance teams in the driver's seat with automated and customizable tools. Download this eBook to learn more.
AML Compliance Checklist
Compliance teams are the critical gatekeepers responsible for identifying and stopping financial crimes like money laundering. This interactive PDF will help your company stay organized.
How PrizePool Prevented $500K in Fraudulent Transfers Using Unit21
How Metal Pay Cuts Investigation Times by 50% with Unit21!
LINE Automates False Positive Resolution by 60% in First 90 Days! Read the case study for details.
How Unit21 Helped Lili Reduce Fraud Loss by 50% and Investigation Time by 75%. Read the case study for details.
Unit21's flexible and automated financial crimes engine helps Intuit ensure compliance with ease. Read the case study to learn more!
How Flutterwave Uses Unit21 to Achieve a 14% False-Positive Rate. Read the complete case study for details.
Envel Reduces Time-to-Rule-Creation from Days to One Hour. Read the case study for details.
How DriveWealth Achieves 66% Faster SAR Filing with Unit21. Read the case study now for details.
How Bakkt Uses Unit21 to Get to a 15% False Positive Rate. Read the case study for details.
Webinar On Demand: How Today’s Crypto Organizations Can Fight Fraud & Stay Compliant
Discover how to fight fraud, operationalize compliance, and build a compliance-first culture at your cryptocurrency organization with input from three industry experts.
Webinar On Demand: How Sponsor Banks Ignite the FinTech Revolution
Why should banks consider sponsor models? How can sponsor banks help FinTechs mitigate challenges? Get answers to these questions and more here.
Webinar On Demand: How Intuit Scales Compliance Operations
Discover how Rob DeCampos, Head of BSA/AML at Intuit, scales compliance operations in this thought-provoking webinar. Watch on-demand now.
Webinar On Demand: Crypto Clarity: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Crypto and Financial Crime with Coinbase and Binance
Looking for an insider’s view into the regulatory side of crypto? Don’t miss this exciting webinar featuring two powerhouse global intelligence executives as they discuss the evolving landscape.
Webinar On Demand: How Sponsor Banks and FinTechs are Leveraging Innovation to Enhance Transaction Monitoring
Join Treasury Prime and Unit21 to learn strategies for bolstering the partnerships between sponsor banks and fintechs, and deliver a more streamlined and effective risk and compliance solutions.
Webinar On Demand: The Future of Crypto Regulations
Don't miss this unique event where leading industry voices will provide insights into current cryptocurrency regulation trends and what the future may hold for crypto companies looking to scale.
Webinar On Demand: How Fintech Risk & Compliance Leaders Can Take Control of Growing Fraud
In 2020, nearly 3,000 fraud-related complaints were made against two leading Fintechs. Watch this on-demand webinar to discover how leaders can take back control and prevent fraud.
Webinar On Demand: Fraud Office Hours
Fraud Office Hours was a unique series where attendees submitted fraud-related questions to see firsthand how to solve their most pressing fraud detection and prevention challenges live.
Webinar On Demand: Combat Fraud & Money Laundering in 2022: 4 Critical Insights from 230
Over 230 Risk and Compliance professionals shared with us their key challenges, priorities, and goals over the next 12 months. Here's our webinar based on their responses.
Money Mule Schemes: How Will Organizations Collaborate to Prevent Them in the Future?
During our first session of Fraud Office Hours, an attendee asked, "How do you see organizations being able to collaborate in the future to prevent complex money mule schemes?" Watch for the answer.
How to Prevent Wire Fraud
During our second session of Fraud Office Hours, an attendee asked, "What’s an effective way to prevent wire fraud?" Watch this video clip to see how Unit21's Head of Fraud Risk responded.
How to Perform Frictionless Fraud Prevention at Onboarding
During our first session of Fraud Office Hours, an attendee asked, "What’s an effective way to layer in frictionless fraud prevention at onboarding?" Watch this video clip for the answer.
How Do You Mitigate Risk When It Comes To Friendly Fraud?
During our first session of Fraud Office Hours, an attendee asked, "How do you mitigate risk when it comes to friendly fraud?" Watch this video clip to see how Unit21's Head of Fraud Risk responded.
How to Increase the Accuracy of ATO Fraud Detection
During our first session of Fraud Office Hours, an attendee asked, "How can you increase the accuracy of account takeover fraud detection?" Watch this video clip to hear the answer.
How To Detect Anomalies in Payment Transactions
During our first session of Fraud Office Hours, an attendee asked, "How can you detect anomalies in a sequence of payment transactions?" Watch this video clip for the answer.
How Organizations Will Share Customer Risk Assessment Information to Prevent Fraud in the Future
During our first session of Fraud Office Hours, an attendee asked, "Do you see in the near future, organizations having the ability to share risk assessments on their customers to prevent fraud?"
How Do Fraudsters Obtain Information to be Used on Fintech Platforms?
During Fraud Office Hours, an attendee asked, "How do fraudsters obtain synthetic ID or lost card information to be used on Fintech platforms?" Watch this video clip for the answer.
Future Fraud Trends
During our first session of Fraud Office Hours, an attendee asked, "What do you think will be the future fraud trends from the current economic climate?" Watch this video clip for the answer.
What are the Emerging Areas of Fraud?
During our first session of Fraud Office Hours, an attendee asked, "What are some of the emerging areas of fraud and financial crimes that we should be aware of?" Watch this video for the answer.
Best Practices to Deter Card Payment Fraud
During Fraud Office Hours, an attendee asked, "What are the best fraud prevention tools?" Watch this video clip to see how Unit21's Head of Fraud Risk responded.