Identity fraud can threaten most types of businesses, and automotive dealerships are also at risk. Auto lenders and dealers who are successfully duped by fraudsters sporting fake identity documents can suffer tremendous losses in a very short span of time. In fact, synthetic fraud in automotive managed to top $1 billion in balances throughout the […]
When it comes to a bank’s due diligence with respect to AML/BSA compliance, having a BSA officer is a necessity. That said, it can be challenging to find a high-quality individual to fill in the role, especially with the volatility of BSA and AML compliance standards constantly changing. A BSA officer holds a lot of weight in regards to maintaining a bank’s reputation and strictly abiding by BSA standards.
Gaming has steadily grown in popularity across all demographics alongside the emergence of more capable hardware. This has spurred new business models and approaches in the process. Mobile gaming has seen tremendous growth, with a full 54% of gamers choosing to play games on their mobile phones instead of consoles or desktop computers. Revenue projections […]
The next few years are poised to bring significant developments to the gambling industry and a potential tidal wave of growth as well. In fact, growth projections for the international gambling industry have been projected to rise to $647.9 billion by 2027 from an estimated $443.2 billion in 2020–representing an annual growth rate of 5.6%. […]
Gambling regulations are not to be trifled with–they affect casinos big and small. Those that fail to maintain adequate compliance can quickly find themselves in an uncomfortable position, with steep fines to pay off and their operating licenses in limbo. Failure to comply with regulations in the gambling industry can lead to financial losses in […]
Auto dealers play a pivotal role in facilitating the authorization of credit applications for buyers, making compliance a major mandate in their line of work. Of particular importance to auto dealers is compliance with regulations put forth by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). These regulations target transactions that are prohibited for geopolitical reasons. […]
FinTech companies make their mark by using technology to give consumers more control and access to their finances. New markets such as digital lending, payments, and digital wealth management have emerged and continue to see rapid growth in part because they are giving consumers more power over their finances. A strict regulatory environment stands to […]
As consumers continue to move to online outlets, an inability to accommodate Know Your Customer (KYC) compliance regulations — whether intended or not — is a one-way ticket to hefty fines and a severely damaged reputation. The risks associated with failing to properly handle KYC can often extend beyond the bounds of the financial industry […]