Esther Surden, a journalist at NJ Tech Weekly, quotes our CEO Joshua Weiss in an article discussing how to use artificial intelligence to battle check fraud.
Check Fraud No Match for the Draconis AI Engine
Most people in the financial industry understand that check fraud is a gigantic problem for banks. Even in this era of electronic payments, check fraud is a trillion dollar problem worldwide.
In particular, consumers are often being approached by a “Nigerian prince,” or some equivalent, and many fall for the scam. “It’s an incredible amount of money lost over the years, and the problem is not going away. The numbers are rising,” Joshua Weiss, founder and CEO of TeliApp (Linden), told us.
These scams work like this: Criminals profile you to see if you’re a likely candidate for the scam. Then they make you an offer. For example, someone just out of college might receive an offer of a job online, perhaps to be a remote executive assistant to an international businessperson. Posing as the employer, the scam artist offers him a $3,000/month salary.