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Eduardo Castro

Eduardo Castro

Head of Identity and Fraud at Experian
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Digital Identity Management

How financial services companies can deal with romance scams this Valentine’s Day

13 Feb 2023

Romance scams are an especially cruel way to dupe a victim. Gaining their trust and fooling them into thinking they’re romantically involved, before exploiting that trust and using their personal information to take out borrowing in their name – or simply getting them to transfer cash – is particularly heartless. But the scams are not just a cons...



The increasing risk of identity fraud at Christmas

29 Nov 2022

It has been another busy year for fraudsters. With consumers seemingly targeted by an ever-increasing range of tricks and scams designed to part them from their money or personal information, the risk has never been greater. New insights from Experian show that identity theft has risen by more than a fifth (21%) over the course of 2022. The trend b...


Six key UK fraud trends to watch out for in 2022

27 Jan 2022

The rapid digitalisation of the economy, turbo-charged by the Covid-19 pandemic, has presented new opportunities for all types of business. But the acceleration also brings challenges; businesses are under more pressure than ever before to offer secure, seamless, and efficient customer journeys to run a successful digital operation. Consumers’ gro...


How sophisticated security methods can help in the battle against online fraud

20 May 2021

New official figures have revealed the extent of the threat posed by online fraudsters. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has removed more scams in the last 12-months than in the previous three years combined. The surge in scams has been fuelled by the pandemic, with fraudsters launching a host of phishing attacks via email and text message...