The Emerging Case for Proactive Mule Detection: Going on the Offense to Defend Reputational Risk

Many financial institutions appear to be taking a more proactive stance in combating mule activity.

Boston, December 1, 2021Fraud executives are nearly unanimous in acknowledging mules as the corpus of the fraudster’s logistics and distribution network, and they agree that taking decisive action to disrupt mule activity would deal a damaging and systemic blow to financial crime. The capacity to track, detect, and proactively mitigate mule activity is emerging as an increasingly important objective to pursue as FIs prioritize their ongoing investments in application fraud and authentication controls.

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