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Synthetic ID

Detect Synthetic Identity Fraud

Upgrade to a more robust and cost-effective identity proofing solution that protects against this fraud vector.

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Real Problem, Fake Identities

$2.4B: Estimated fraud losses from synthetic identity for unsecured U.S. credit in 2023

Synthetic ID Fraud impacts institutions and consumers alike. Often, synthetic identity fraud is mistaken for first-party fraud and is only discovered during an investigation due to fraud occurring on the account.
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Synthetic ID Types

  1. Manipulated: based on a real identity with limited changes to SSN and other elements
  2. Manufactured: composed of valid SSN and PII data pulled from multiple identities OR built from entirely fabricated information

Common Attack Method

A bad actor sets-up a Synthetic ID at a credit bureau and allows it to mature over time, then utilizes the synthetic ID to gain access to credit
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How Prove Fights Synthetic Identity Fraud

Prove Identity™

Prove Identity™ verifies a consumer's identity via their phone, modernizing onboarding, reducing friction, and preventing fraud.
Using consumer-provided information as well as confirming possession of the phone they rightfully own, Prove Identity™ leads to the highest pass rates with the lowest amount of fraud and friction.
Sample Consumer Attributes Validated:
  • Name
  • Address
  • SSN
  • Driver’s License Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Phone Number
  • Email
Prove Identity™ analyzes the following fraud indicators:
Behavioral Biometrics
Device Identity/Reputation
Mobile Phone Tenure/Reputation
PII Usage Patterns
Velocity Checks
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Comprehensive Data Sources

Leverage authoritative, bank-grade, & compliant data sources

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Real-time Processing

Potential synthetic identities provided in real-time

Proprietary Analytics

Evaluates risks by assessing possession, reputation, and ownership "PRO" of phone number

All Prove solutions leverage the “PRO” model of identity verification & authentication

Possession, Reputation, Ownership: 3 unique checks that detect and deter the most aggressive types of fraud including:
Synthetic Identity, Account Takeover (via SIM Swap), True Name, First-Party


John is physically holding
the phone

Phone numbers are bound to mobile phones with 128-bit encryption, allowing Prove to authenticate Possession.


The phone number has 10 years of real-time behavior

Phone numbers have Reputation, allowing Prove to assess risk
in real time.


The phone number is owned and operated by John

99% of consumers have a personal phone number, allowing Prove to verify identity via Ownership.

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