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Fighting Fraud On The Small Screen

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2 Fighting Fraud On The Small Screen How Mobile Devices Support Fraud Prevention The features and functions that make mobile devices popular with consumers can also enable organizations to mitigate the risk of identity fraud. For example, mobile device cameras give organizations the ability to use facial recognition for high-risk transactions. Mobile device cameras can also be used to require applicants to scan images of their government-issued identification documents, such as a driver's license or passport. Already, some institutions require consumers to take a picture of themselves with their mobile devices, which is then compared against these documents. This is especially useful in preventing fraudulent account opening using a stolen identity. Other biometrics that can be captured on mobile devices, including voice and fingerprints, can also be used to help verify identities. The features and functions that make mobile devices popular with consumers can also enable organizations to mitigate the risk of identity fraud.

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