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Mary Ann Miller

Fraud & Cybercrime Executive Advisor and VP of Client Experience at Prove

Mary Ann Miller is the Fraud & Cybercrime Executive Advisor and VP of Client Experience at Prove. Mary Ann is a well-respected expert in the fraud and identity space who has been quoted by BBC News, NPR, American Banker, USA Today, and others. Mary Ann was most recently Head of Fraud Strategy at Varo Bank, where she led the fraud strategy process for transitioning the fintech to a nationally chartered challenger bank. Prior to that, Mary Ann's held directorships and executive roles at well-known organizations such as USAA, PayPal, Lloyd's Banking Group, and other technology firms. She has also served on the US Federal Reserve Secure Payments Task Force and is a current member of the Federal Reserve’s Scams Definition and Classification Work Group.

SIM swap attack
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SEC’s Twitter Breach Illustrates Urgency in Defending Against SIM Swap Attacks

Earlier this month, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission attributed a breach of its official account on X (formerly Twitter) to a SIM swap attack. On January 9, an unauthorized party gained control of the @SECGov account and posted an announcement that falsely claimed that the agency had approved the first-ever spot bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Mary Ann Miller
February 21, 2024
romance scams
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All Is Fair in Love and War, But We Can Fight Romance Scams

While the quest for love is truly one of the rich experiences of life, it has also become a prime channel for exploitation by fraudsters in the form of romance scams.

Mary Ann Miller
February 13, 2024
fraud prevention 2024
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Get “Fraud Fit”: 6 Steps to Beating Fraud in 2024

You can fortify them against attacks by making them stronger and more nimble, but just like with your physical well-being, there’s no magic pill. It will require some work but with a sensible plan, the right support, and a goal-driven mindset, you can most certainly make your organization fraud fit in 2024.

Mary Ann Miller
January 31, 2024
2024 fraud predictions
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Hope For the Best But Plan For the Worst: 2024 Fraud Predictions & How to Prepare

So for starters, let’s be clear – there’s a lot of fraud anticipated in 2024. Some of it will be performed in creative and complex ways.

Mary Ann Miller
January 17, 2024
Credit and load application fraud
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What Does the Rise in Credit and Loan Application Fraud Mean for Banks?

Application fraud occurs when an applicant submits inaccurate information to a creditor, property manager, or any entity relying on personal data for customer approval.

Mary Ann Miller
December 20, 2023
Combating Crypto Fraud
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Why Banks Must Fortify Identity-Proofing to Combat Crypto Fraud

Cryptocurrencies, originally hailed for their potential to revolutionize finance, have unfortunately become a breeding ground for a variety of scams.

Mary Ann Miller
November 15, 2023
customer account opening
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Don’t Get Spooked By Account Opening: How to Use Attack Rate Monitoring to Eliminate Frightful Fraud

With identity-related cyberattack types getting more innovative and fraudsters becoming increasingly brazen, the customer account opening process can deliver some nightmarish results.

Mary Ann Miller
October 30, 2023
a business person marks something off their to-do list.
Blog
Why Innovative Companies are Appointing Dedicated Executives for Customer Identity

Why Innovative Companies are Appointing Dedicated Executives for Customer Identity

Mary Ann Miller
July 12, 2023
A person writes a check
Company News
Prove Fraud & Cybercrime Executive Advisor Mary Ann Miller in ABC News & The Washington Post | Millennial Money: Stop Using Paper Checks Already

Prove Fraud & Cybercrime Executive Advisor Mary Ann Miller in The Washington Post | Millennial Money: Stop Using Paper Checks Already

Mary Ann Miller
July 11, 2023
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Blog
Prove Fraud & Cybercrime Executive Advisor Mary Ann Miller on Bank Info Security | Check Fraud: New Approaches to Solving an Age-Old Problem

Prove Fraud & Cybercrime Executive Advisor Mary Ann Miller on Bank Info Security | Check Fraud: New Approaches to Solving an Age-Old Problem

Mary Ann Miller
June 8, 2023
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Prove Fraud & Cybercrime Executive Advisor Mary Ann Miller on Business Insider | It's becoming increasingly clear that fintech has a fraud problem

Prove Fraud & Cybercrime Executive Advisor Mary Ann Miller on Business Insider | It's becoming increasingly clear that fintech has a fraud problem

Mary Ann Miller
April 5, 2023
a couple looks at a phone
Blog
What's Love Got To Do With It?: Fighting Romance Scams this Valentine's Day

What's Love Got To Do With It?: Fighting Romance Scams this Valentine's Day

Mary Ann Miller
February 14, 2023
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