How (Not) To Evaluate Fraud Models

It's a situation that we've experienced several times: we discover a great feature that substantially improves the quality of one of our fraud models. A model including this feature flags more fraud with substantially higher precision at a threshold we care about, yielding substantial savings in dollars lost. And yet this change may correspond to improvements in AUC or KS that, while statistically significant, appear relatively minor.

Using Email Data To Prevent ID Theft

Managing risk at onboarding requires an ability to validate identity data in real-time. When...

It's Risk R&D, Not Risk Management

At SentiLink, we pride ourselves on our deep understanding of fraud, and to be the first team that...

A New Approach To Using Phone Data To Prevent Identity Theft

A fundamental shift has occurred as a result of the massive unemployment benefits fraud that...

How Fraudsters Are Stealing Unemployment Insurance Money

Hundreds of billions of dollars issued in unemployment insurance 

In the wake of the COVID-19...

PitchIt Podcast Interviews SentiLink Co-Founder and CEO, Naftali Harris

SentiLink was crowned the winner of the Lendit Fintech's PitchIt startup competition.

CardRates Awards SentiLink Top Identity Fraud Solution

SentiLink uses an innovative combination of data analysis and human intelligence tools to protect...

What Is Synthetic Fraud?

Synthetic identity fraud is the fastest growing type of financial crime in the U.S., often goes...

Nerdwallet Talks To SentiLink About ID Verification

Nerdwallet explains the reasons why someone may not be approved for a bank account. Verifying...

ID Theft Webinar Rewind

Summary

SentiLink's webinar, "What Does ID Theft Look Like These Days" brought together experts...

eCBSV Q1 2021 Insights

The Social Security Administration’s eCBSV service is less than one year old, and is already...

CU Broadcast Interviews SentiLink Co-Founder and CEO

Naftali Harris explains how SentiLink helps credit unions fight fraud with their new ID theft...

SentiLink Launches ID Theft Scores

SentiLink’s launch provides a new way to detect stolen identities and help fight fraud

SentiLink To Provide Synthetic Fraud Solutions On CoreLogic's Alternative Credit Reporting Platform

Real-time digital identity authentication fights fastest growing fraud segment, while reducing...

Opportunity For Synthetic Fraud in the Paycheck Protection Program

As a new round of PPP funding launches in 2021, SentiLink CEO, Naftali Harris, advises banks to...

J1 Visa Fraud

Search the term “J1 Visa Fraud” in Google and an eclectic list of results are returned. 

How Can You Determine Someone's Creditworthiness If You Don't Know Who They Are?

Conventional wisdom among lenders is that you shouldn’t decline an application for credit based on...

What's In Your Fraud Bucket?

In order to solve the problem of synthetic fraud, defining and measuring it is key. If synthetic...

Auto Finance News Summarizes SentiLink's Credit Washing Webinar

Auto Finance News highlighted how credit washing can lead to higher losses for auto lenders based...

Credit Washing Webinar Rewind

Our expert panel provided many great insights on credit washing at last week's webinar co-sponsored...

Webinar: Credit Washing

We are excited to be co-sponsoring a webinar with our partner, GDS Link, on credit washing. We’ve...

SentiLink CEO, Naftali Harris, Interviewed by CNBC’s Deirdre Bosa

Naftali Harris shared the SentiLink founder story today with Deirdre Bosa and Rick Heitzmann,...