March 2021

Get the right person for the gig

Posted by National Crime Check on 24/03/2021

With lockdowns in place and restricted hours for usual brick and mortar services, the COVID-19 pandemic has meant more people are using gig services like cleaners, dog walkers, hairdressers, babysitters, and drivers, and asking them to come directly to them and their houses. This offers a world of convenience and...

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Remote identity verification - what is it and why use it?

Posted by National Crime Check on 17/03/2021

As technology continues to improve, interactions and transactions between businesses and users are moving online. One aspect of technology required of this movement is remote identity verification, which is becoming increasingly common in many industries such as banks, telehealth, recruitment and administration. This means businesses can enrol, onboard and authenticate...

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Identity fraud during COVID-19

Posted by National Crime Check on 11/03/2021

Identity fraud is on the rise with more and more transactions taking place online due to the pandemic. The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reported that cases almost doubled in 2020 compared to the year prior, recording 1.4 million reports of identity theft incidents in 2020 costing approximately $3.3 billion....

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How are financial firms & banks protecting against fraud?

Posted by National Crime Check on 01/03/2021

When hiring a new employee, your company needs to consider several factors, especially if your business is within the finance sector. Skills and experience are important factors, but so is character. That's why financial companies should always carry out a Police Check on a potential employee or applicant. Fraud reports...

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