Crime Tech Solutions Acquires Case Closed Software

June 1, 2016 (Austin, TX)   Crime Tech Solutions, LLC, a leading provider of analytics and investigation software for law enforcement and commercial markets, today announced that it has acquired Cleveland, TN based Case Closed Software in a cash transaction. The terms of the deal were not released, but according to Crime Tech Solutions’ founder and … More Crime Tech Solutions Acquires Case Closed Software

China building big data platform for pre-crime

Re-posted by Crime Tech Solutions – Your Source for Investigation Software It’s “precrime” meets “thoughtcrime.” China is using its substantial surveillance apparatus as the basis for a “unified information environment” that will allow authorities to profile individual citizens based upon their online behaviors, financial transactions, where they go, and who they see. The authorities are watching … More China building big data platform for pre-crime

Uncovering Fraud means Uncovering Non-Obvious Relationships

Posted by Tyler Wood, Operations Manager at Crime Tech Solutions Although no fraud prevention measures are ever 100% foolproof, significant progress can be achieved by looking beyond the individual data points to the relationships between them. This is the science of link analysis. Looking at data relationships isn’t straightforward and doesn’t necessarily mean gathering new … More Uncovering Fraud means Uncovering Non-Obvious Relationships

IBM Crime Analytics: Missing the mark? CTS Hits the bullseye!

Posted by Crime Tech Solutions – Your source for analytics in the fight against crime and fraud. September 7, 2015. IBM announced this week a major update to its IBM i2 Safer Planet intelligence portfolio that includes a major overhaul of the widely used Analyst’s Notebook product. The product, which has become increasingly abandoned by its user … More IBM Crime Analytics: Missing the mark? CTS Hits the bullseye!

Using Link Analysis to untangle fraud webs

Posted by Douglas Wood, Editor. NOTE: This article originally appeared HERE by Jane Antonio. I think it’s a great read… Link analysis has become an important technique for discovering hidden relationships involved in healthcare fraud. An excellent online source, FierceHealthPayer:AntiFraud, recently spoke to Vincent Boyd Bryant about the value of this tool for payer special … More Using Link Analysis to untangle fraud webs

Part Two: Major Investigation Analytics – Big Data and Smart Data

Posted by Douglas Wood, Editor. As regular readers of this blog know, I spend a great deal of time writing about the use of technology in the fight against crime – financial and otherwise. In early February, in Part One of this series, I overviewed the concept of Major Investigation Analytics and Investigative Case Management … More Part Two: Major Investigation Analytics – Big Data and Smart Data

Robbing the Casket, What Happens In Vegas, and Railroad Ripoffs: Selected Financial Crimes Snapshot 12/21/2013

To all of our readers… Have a great Christmas season and see you in 2014! Posted by Douglas Wood, Editor.  http://www.linkedin.com/in/dougwood Another case of worker’s compensation premium fraud. You may recall my previous post on this subject. It’s worth reading. http://manasquan.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/owner-of-wallbased-roofing-company-indicted-for-fraud-and-theft You’ve heard of robbing the cradle. This is robbing the casket, I suppose… http://www.13abc.com/story/24279926/funeral-home-owner-charged-with-theft-fraudMore Robbing the Casket, What Happens In Vegas, and Railroad Ripoffs: Selected Financial Crimes Snapshot 12/21/2013

Part 2: Investigating the Investigations – X Marks the Spot

Posted by Douglas Wood, Editor.  http://www.linkedin.com/in/dougwood Part One of this series is HERE. Most of the financial crimes investigators I know live in a world where they dream of moving things from their Inbox to their Outbox. Oh, like everyone else, they also dream about winning the lottery, flying without wings, and being naked in public. But … More Part 2: Investigating the Investigations – X Marks the Spot

Investigating the Investigations.

Posted by Douglas Wood, Editor. I recently read an excellent new book called Fraud Analytics by Delena Spann.  Ms. Spann is with the U.S. Secret Service, Electronic & Financial Crimes Task Force and is often called upon by colleagues and peers to provide presentations and professional speeches on financial fraud analysis, ethics, fraud examinations and fraud data … More Investigating the Investigations.

Death Deterrents, Texas Teeth, and ‘The Big Easy’ Money – Selected Financial Crimes Snapshot 11/07/2013

Posted by Douglas Wood, Editor.  http://www.linkedin.com/in/dougwood Chinese woman sentenced to death for fraud. Ouch. That’s definitely a deterrent… http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/chinese-woman-sentenced-death-200m-fraud-20785445 70 year old Orthodontist sentenced to two years. Fraud laws in Texas have some real teeth in them… http://www.kfdm.com/shared/news/top-stories/stories/kfdm_vid_7425.shtml Think they’ll throw the (school) book at her?… http://www.philly.com/philly/news/local/20131107_Charter_school_founder_s_fraud_trial_gets_underway.html New Orleans cops charged. To Protect and Serve (themselves)… … More Death Deterrents, Texas Teeth, and ‘The Big Easy’ Money – Selected Financial Crimes Snapshot 11/07/2013