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Financial Crimes Prevention

Financial Crimes threaten the safety of financial systems world-wide. Identity theft and identity fraud are terms used to refer to all types of crimes in which someone wrongfully obtains and uses another person’s personal data in some way that involves fraud or deception, typically for economic gain.

Did you know?

  • 25% of people who report losing money to fraud say they were tricked into providing gift card numbers (FTC, 2021)
  • Checks and wire transfers continue to be the payment methods most impacted by fraud activity (JP Morgan, 2021)
  • Bitcoin (BTC) is the most common ransomware–related payment method in reported transactions (Financial Trends Analysis, 2021)
  • FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center IC3 received a 69% increase in total complaints from 2019 to 2020 (IC3, 2020)
  • The elderly lose an average of $34,200 in reported instances of financial crime (AARP, 2021)
Financial Crimes Safety Awareness Tips
Delitos Financieros Consejos de Seguridad

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