Five KEY CFO CHALLENGES FOR ADDRESSING PAYMENTS FRAUD
It seems counterintuitive. Even as businesses spend more time and money than ever combatting payments fraud, the crime itself becomes more ubiquitous. In a new study by CFO Research, 40 percent of senior finance executives report that organizations in their industries are experiencing a much higher incidence of payments fraud than they did two years ago. Payments fraud is any fraud that involves falsely creating or diverting payments. Check fraud, credit card fraud, access fraud, and “spear-phishing” are common varieties seen by CFOs. Some finance chiefs report that the risk associated with payments fraud now approaches the materiality of foreign exchange risk and other high-value uncertainties.