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Andy Morris

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One step forward and two steps back for Fraud in the UK

17 March 2014  |  1291 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Disappointingly, judging from the recent latest round of fraud statistics,[1] it looks like the UK is back on the naughty step in terms of countries with the highest fraud losses. New figures released by Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK) show that levels of card and online banking fraud rose during 2013, with fraud losses on UK cards totalling £...

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Andy MorrisACI Worldwide - Watford

What do EMV, payments fraud and the Top 40 have in common?

10 October 2013  |  3433 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

Pause for thought…….quiz time. Can you remember who topped the UK charts on the 14th February 2006? Now, can you also remember what was the main business driver behind the UK’s move to the EMV standard of “chip and pin,” which also coincidentally was the same official launch date (14th February 2006)? Well let me put you out of your misery. It wa...

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Give mobile a chance

07 June 2013  |  2321 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Mobile bared the brunt of some bad press this week. Firstly, the story that NFC could be compromised through a new app, secondly the charger that could penetrate the iOS operating system and thirdly t...

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Shock and Awe - NFA Fraud indicator puts fraud at 73bn GBP

04 April 2012  |  3153 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

For those for you that have been tracking the NFA’s last estimate was £38.4bn, but the rise is really buried in the detail and largely attributed to the NFA casting their net on UK PLC a little wider ...

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Andy MorrisACI Worldwide - Watford

Is the War on Fraud being won?

07 March 2012  |  2584 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

Two sets of industry statistics were published this week, with different and conflicting information: BBC quoted statistics from the UK Card Association that plastic fraud losses were down by 7% to £...

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Fraud around every corner?

30 January 2012  |  3212 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The latest round of industry statistics paints a bleak picture of UK fraud. CIFAS’s latest report identified a 9% growth in fraud, whilst also highlighting an 18% growth in account takeover related fr...

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There's more than one victim here

23 November 2010  |  4059 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

It is worthwhile remembering that there is actually more than one victim involved in Direct Debit fraud. The Paying Bank executes the payment against a fraudulent direct debit mandate, and the Collect...

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Andy MorrisACI Worldwide - Watford

The rise of first party fraud

22 July 2010  |  5832 views  |  1  |  Recommends 1

First party fraud continues to be a challenge facing institutions and is, arguably, a necessary evil of doing business for institutions today. However, this also can prove problematic when also trying...

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Andy MorrisACI Worldwide - Watford

Avoid the virtual trap

03 July 2009  |  1994 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

In today’s financial climate in which banks’ credibility has already taken a hit, any further reputational damage needs to be avoided at all costs. While financial institutions have come a long way in...

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