The potential 30-year prison term and $1 million fine are significant, but so is the actual plea agreement - which may signal a new tactic in law enforcement officials' efforts to break up fraud rings.
As 2012 nears and federal regulators prepare to examine financial institutions for conformance with the FFIEC Authentication Guidance, just how prepared are banks and credit unions? The answer may surprise you.
Fraud threats have changed little in the past decade. But their global scale has, and James Ratley, president of the ACFE, details how fraud examiners must change their approach to fighting these crimes in 2012.
Michaels, Save Mart and Subway. Each of these companies was victimized by point-of-sale fraud, and security experts say the fraudsters' patterns offer valuable security tips to merchants and financial institutions.
The Department of Justice has indicted four Romanians for their alleged roles in a multimillion-dollar fraud scheme believed to have compromised hundreds of U.S. merchants and more than 80,000 U.S. consumers.
Value? It's coming in more shapes and forms than ever before, says Kosta Peric of SWIFT. So how can financial institutions embrace these new values and provide products and services that meet growing consumer demand?
Law enforcement officials say a New York crime ring defrauded TD Bank of more than $450,000 in a check fraud scheme. What loophole did the fraudsters find to run this scam, which went undetected for nearly two years?
Social media and new economies are changing the payments landscape, giving consumers more control over their buying experiences. As consumers take on more, how much will banks and service providers relinquish?
2011 has offered quite a number of tough lessons for security professionals. Here at (ISC)2, where security education is our focus, the close of another year raises the old teacher's question: "What have we learned, class?"
Calif.-based grocer Save Mart confirms dozens of reports by employees and customers about account compromises linked to the merchant's recent breach. Are these incidents linked to a larger, organized crime ring?