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Arvind Lakshminarayanan
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
March 31, 2014

Police think ‘Big’ in fight against petty crime

Local police are turning to information technology to help them combat a rising tide of petty theft in the city. At the heart of...

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Arvind Lakshminarayanan
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
March 19, 2014

Big data used to catch fraudulent tax returns

Identity thieves are stealing billions of dollars a year through fraudulent tax refunds—and the IRS isn’t the only target. The 43 states that collect...

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Arvind Lakshminarayanan
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
March 19, 2014

Major companies not making full use of big data to spot fraud

Most companies are spurning the chance to improve their anti-fraud and anti-bribery efforts by not taking full advantage of big data analysis, according to...

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Arvind Lakshminarayanan
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
March 18, 2014

Big data – an opportunity or a threat in the fight against fraud?

It’s shocking to think that despite the UK losing an estimated £52billion to fraud annually, some businesses still bury their heads in the sand...

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Arvind Lakshminarayanan
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
March 18, 2014

Crime fighting with big data weapons

For Lombroso, a sloping forehead, large ears, very long arms and any one of a host of other physical characteristics pointed toward their owner’s...

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Arvind Lakshminarayanan
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
March 14, 2014

Leveraging real-time scoring through BigData to detect insurance fraud

Fraud risk exposure from claims is a major concern for the insurance industry, and it’s growing. But timely detection of attempted fraud is challenging....

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