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KYC & AML For Dummies: What KYC & AML actually stand for and why should you care

For this article, I’m going to suggest you put on your favorite jazz music, pour yourself a glass of your favorite red wine, and if you have a fireplace, light it up and get ready to be seduced by the sexy world of compliance. Just kidding, compliance might not be that sexy but it’s definitely important, and now that I have your full attention, I’m going to teach you once and for all what AML and KYC are.

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Everything You Always Wanted To Know About KYC For FinTechs In Europe* (*But Were Too Afraid to Ask)

“No, not another compliance article 😱!” Which is what you’re probably thinking, but this one’s different! It’s the one you’ll like. Storytime: You’re probably familiar with one of the most notorious criminals in history – Al Capone. If so, you know that when he was finally tried for his offenses, all he could be convicted with was TAX EVASION.

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5 Questions You Should Ask Your Identity Verification Provider

Ensuring users are who they claim to be is without a doubt, one of the most critical steps to implement within your online services, be it at onboarding or checkout. Why is this so important, you may ask? Because without the reassurance that comes with having legitimate, verified users, your platform and clients could be left exposed to potential security threats.

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Rental Industry & How To Fight Fraud

The Vacation Rental industry has, in recent years, become very targeted by fraudsters because of its high-ticket items (the average price of a fraudulent booking ranges from $238-$588, according to Sift Science) and intangible goods – which means there is nothing to collect. In addition, with instant booking capabilities, it becomes increasingly difficult for small teams to investigate every transaction and quickly detect fraudulent activity.

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Use Case: Improving UX in Crypto

The Vacation Rental industry has, in recent years, become very targeted by fraudsters because of its high-ticket items (the average price of a fraudulent booking ranges from $238-$588, according to Sift Science) and intangible goods – which means there is nothing to collect. In addition, with instant booking capabilities, it becomes increasingly difficult for small teams to investigate every transaction and quickly detect fraudulent activity.

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