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Fighting Fraud On The Small Screen

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3 Fighting Fraud On The Small Screen Mobile Device Data Data that is uniquely associated with specific mobile devices can enable non- intrusive or passive checks that contribute to fraud detection. For example, risk-detection solutions can quickly determine if the information about the device's registered owner matches the person opening the account. They can discover if the mobile device is connected to a Wi-Fi network, identify its IP address and assess whether the device is associated with previously known fraud. Device data can also be examined to uncover any other suspicious activity associated with the device. GPS features on mobile devices can help detect suspicious activity by comparing the device's real-time location to the address the consumer provides to establish the account. A significant variance could indicate suspicious activity. Fraud-prevention solutions can also scan address information to determine if the physical location of the applicant is associated with suspicious activity. GPS features on mobile devices can help detect suspicious activity by comparing the device's real-time location to the address the consumer provides to establish the account.

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