What is Anti-Money Laundering (AML)?

What is Anti-Money Laundering (AML)??

Financial crimes pose a huge threat to both financial institutions and their consumers, costing American individuals and businesses billions of dollars every year. While every financial crime can have devastating consequences, one of the most financial crimes is money laundering. Money laundering is the 3-step process of disguising an illegal source of money so that … Read more

What is Alternative Data?

What is Alternative Data?

There are millions of sources of data out there and many databases aggregate that data to help people in a variety of industries perform the research they need to get the job done. However, many traditional databases only pull records from banking and credit header data. But what if you need information about someone who … Read more

Public Records Lookup Tips and Techniques

Public Records Lookup Tips and Techniques

Let’s say you’re a legal professional needing to perform legal research for your case. In the past, you may have had to request records from the court or government, and then spend hours combing through those records to find information relevant to your client. Or if you work in collections or repossession, you may have … Read more

What are Identity Access Management Tools?

What are Identity Access Management Tools

As a business, you have a responsibility to not only make sure that any sensitive or high-level information you deal with is protected, but also that the services you provide are being provided to the right people. If information or services your company handles gets into the wrong people’s hands, it may not not only … Read more

How to Solve Asset Investigations

How to Solve Asset Investigations

Assets are essentially anything of value that a person, household, or business owns. Assets could be monetary (like a bank account), or they could be physical assets, like property and vehicles. Because assets are, by definition, valuable, people in all sorts of industries need to gather information on them to do their jobs. However, anyone … Read more

Tracers Announces New Partnership with Allied Solutions

Allied Solutions

Tracers partnership with Allied Solutions will help credit unions, banks, and financial institutions streamline their collections and repossession processes. Brooksville, FL. Tracers, the the #1 trusted cloud-based public and private records research software, and Allied Solutions (Allied), one of the largest providers of insurance, lending and marketing products to credit unions, banks, and financial institutions … Read more

What is Ongoing Monitoring?

What is Ongoing Monitoring?

A key part of reducing risk and maintaining strong business relationships is being able to access information to know your customers (KYC), vendors, and third-parties. Not only is gathering information about these people important for customer due diligence and customer and vendor risk assessment, but it helps you implement better procedures in your business for … Read more

What is First-Party Fraud?

What is First-Party Fraud?

When you think of fraud, you likely think of someone stealing another person’s information in order to get a loan or credit to buy certain products. This specific kind of fraud is called third-party fraud, and it has a clear victim — the person whose identity is stolen. Most fraud prevention techniques and tools are focused … Read more