Fraud is related to location. Isn’t this something we know intuitively? Don’t we use extra caution when we are in certain parts of town? It is not surprising to learn that there are often geographic patterns to the crimes committed by all kinds of law-breaking citizens, from average street thieves to your more sophisticated fraud-artists.
Because fraud and location go together, it makes good sense to utilize tools that are built specifically to visualize, analyze, manage, and share location-based data related to fraud activities. These tools are part of a Geographic Information System (GIS). (more…)