Monthly Archives October 2017

Fundingshield alerts mortgage lenders on the heels of recent widespread data breaches to take proactive & preemptive measures to manage wire fraud risk ahead of the holiday season.

Fundingshield’s ongoing dialogue with financial crimes advisors, cyber security experts and recent law enforcement data indicate an increase in real estate settlement related fraud in the fourth quarter of 2017.  This forecast is based on our analytics, trends over the past 10 years of data and the current rise in cyber related system breaches.  Fundingshield continues its surveillance of fraud tactics and noticed a seasonal trend of lenders potential settlement and wire fraud related cases. The Equifax breach furthers the impact of fraud beyond consumer level and we anticipate it will add to compromised information and personas within the mortgage
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