NACHA's CEO says ACH-related fraud is often over-hyped, and occurs far less often than check- and payment card-related fraud. But when corporate accounts are breached, fraudulent ACH transactions lead to big financial losses.
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council is expected to issue new security guidance that revisits online banking and strong authentication, according to industry experts who have been involved in recent meetings with the FFIEC.
When it comes to fraud prevention, things are going to be different in 2011. It's clear that fraud in the United States has reached a tipping point, and financial institutions are at the center of it all.
Anti-fraud activist Jim Woodhill is a man with a plan - or at least he soon will be. By the end of March, he expects to have a task force and plan in place to help banks and businesses conquer ACH fraud and corporate account takeover.