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How can identity scanning help in the fight against human slavery?
Posted: 16th October 2017
The 18th October is a significant day in the calendar to highlight an issue that affects many thousands of people – it’s National Anti-Slavery day, implemented to raise awareness of the need to eradicate all forms of slavery, human trafficking and exploitation. So, I thought it would be an ideal time to focus the attention of our blog towards this very difficult subject and explore how identity scanning can support the fight against human slavery.
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ID scanning system thwarts fraud attempt
Posted: 15th June 2017
Fluent Money, the UK’s largest secured loan distributor, recently thwarted an attempt by a fraudster to obtain a loan using a fake driving licence thanks to electronic ID verification. In this month’s blog, we talk to Fluent Money about why they introduced ID scanning technology and how it works in their business.
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A case of fraud in the insurance sector
Posted: 6th June 2017
Fraud is such a pervasive crime with each industry susceptible to different types of fraud schemes and few more so than Insurance companies, particularly due to the advent of online policies. In this guest blog, we share a summary of a genuine fraud case in the insurance sector, exploring the background, the risks, the result and how ID checks could perhaps prevent it.
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Europol cite document fraud as 'one of the engines of organised crime'
Posted: 14th March 2017
The Europol Serious and Organised Crime Threat Assessment report focuses on 3 primary areas as the ‘engines of organised crime’ - money laundering, the online trade of illicit good and services and document fraud. It states that these 3 things facilitate most, if not all, other serious and organised crime.
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An analysis of failed identity documents (Part 1)
Posted: 20th February 2017
At TrustID we spend time analysing the trends relating to document scanning across our customer base, looking at the type of fraudulent documents that we are seeing and highlighting key risk areas. And we share some key findings each quarter. This blog includes insights from the medical recruitment sector who referred the highest number of fake documents in Q4 2016.
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Document expertise - from Border Force to TrustID: an interview with Christie Lewis
Posted: 1st February 2017
In this blog, we interview Christie Lewis, who joined the TrustID client services team from UK Border Force, bringing extensive document expertise and experience with her. Christie talks about life checking documents at the border, explores the topic of fake identity documents and explains more about her role in the TrustID team.
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From policing to electronic identity checking: an interview with Gavin Burton
Posted: 20th September 2016
In this blog, we talk to Gavin Burton who is our Strategic Development Director. With a background in the Metropolitan Police, he shares his views on the changing face of crime and how ID scanning can best protect businesses as well as explaining his role in our team.
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