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DALLAS — May 11, 2021 — GIACT®, the leader in helping companies positively identify and authenticate customers, today announced that Refinitiv’s acquisition of GIACT has been named Fintech Fraud Detection Deal of the Year 2021 winner by Mergers & Acquisitions.
Consumers continue to demand robust online and mobile channels for everything from enrollments to transacting and more. Firms must bolster their NAF prevention tools while simultaneously developing their digital service capabilities.
GIACT®, the leader in helping companies positively identify and authenticate customers, today announced a new report, U.S. Identity Theft: The Stark Reality, developed by Aite Group, and underwritten by GIACT, that uncovers the striking pervasiveness of identity theft perpetrated against U.S. consumers and tracks shifts in banking behaviors adopted as a result of the pandemic.
GIACT’s new report, U.S. Identity Theft: The Stark Reality, developed by Aite Group and underwritten by GIACT, uncovers the striking pervasiveness of identity fraud perpetrated against U.S. consumers, tracking pandemic-related shifts in banking behaviors.
Many consumers fear becoming victims of identity theft, and rightly so.
During the past two years, 47% of U.S. consumers have been victims of their identities being used to open some type of new account or file for benefits without their consent, or had an existing account taken over by a fraudster, with an estimated 42% increase in identity-related losses.
With the recent acquisition of GIACT, Refinitiv adds fraud prevention capability to its risk and compliance solutions, building a comprehensive platform to address fraud, identity theft, money laundering, and payment-related crime.
In this session, our panelists explore new and emerging trends in fraud, and how to identify and combat common vulnerabilities through a combination of advanced risk solutions.
This upcoming tax season represents the most challenging to date for those responsible for issuing 1099s, W-2s and other tax documents. With so many Americans having moved during the pandemic – almost 16 million between February and July of 2020 alone, according to the USPS – keeping up-to-date on the whereabouts of your employees and customers will require significant effort.
Refinitiv has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Giact Systems, LLC (“GIACT”) boosting Refinitiv’s existing risk and compliance capabilities with the addition of an industry leader in digital identity, payments verification and fraud prevention.