Articles by Karen Nielsen

From HW Magazine

How hackers are targeting title and settlement companies

Wire transfers in the crosshairs
Olympic Peninsula has been the target of wire fraud three times in the last six months. In the first instance, a hacker infiltrated one of the seller’s accounts on a $350,000 sale, but it was derailed when staff noticed the sender’s email address contained .com.za.
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From HW Magazine

No room for fraud

Will the digitization of mortgages scrub fraud from the books?
There’s no question that mortgage fraud is rampant – and expensive. Since the beginning of 2012, mortgage application fraud has totaled more than $30 billion nationally with income fraud experiencing the biggest year-over-year increase, according to CoreLogic.
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