Immediate detection of fraud rings

Fraud detection is a typical usecase that requires graphs. It’s all about relationships between identifiers, and about quickly detecting that they are being shared. Shapes and sizes of fraud rings can vary considerably. Neo4j’s Cypher language facilitates the creation of pattern recognition capabilities to help detect fraud rings as they emerge, and when combined with our InterActor, provide a vizualisation of the fraud ring itself. At the same time suspected fraudulent identities and victims are spotted.

For this demo, 400 valid identities are created, each identity has a name, an address, a social security number (ssn) and a phonenumber. In addition, 64 fake identities are created based on the cartesian product of a set of 4 randomly chosen addresses,ssn and phone numbers from the valid identities. So, in total we have 464 identities.

As long as these identities don’t have opened accounts in their names, it’s not possible to see which identities are fraudulent and which are not. Even when there is just a single fraudulent identity that opens an account, it’s difficult. But when we detect that account-holders start to share addresses, ssn and phone, the pattern emerges rapidly. In this demo, we create individual random accounts, and once we suspect fraud, the InterActor application identifies identities that may be fraudulent, as well as identities that may be victims. The latter are those that share only one of their valid identifiers  (ssn, address or phone) with other account-holders. Note in the video that an identity that is initially identified as a victim, later on appears to be member of the fraud ring.

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Extend Graphileon default configuration with a graph visualization that behaves differently.

Graphileon’s default configuration, in most cases, sufficient to browse and edit the contents of your application and data stores. However, sometimes you may want to extend or modify the Graphileon default behaviour. For instance, if you want to: Remove some of the default context menu options, or replace them with others; Replace the ‘get neighbours” … Continued

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Navigating to our documentation

Easy access to the Graphileon documentation Every now and then, we need to look up things in our documentation ourselves. So we configured a context menu-option for function nodes, in order to provide easy access to the Graphileon documentation. It takes you directly to the relevant page in our documentation. You can see the diagram … Continued

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Release of Graphileon 3.0

Graphileon releases version 3.0, packed with new stuff! Today, after many months of hard work, we are proud to release Graphileon 3.0. In this release, we put a lot of new functionality as well as many improvements. We also made Graphileon available on AWS, with a new licensing model that is based on functionality. The … Continued

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