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is a powerful new online tool to help prevent financial
institution fraud, such as check fraud, counterfeit checks,
identity fraud, robberies, new account fraud and more.
loss-prevention/anti-crime service is another benefit
brought to you as a member of the Ohio Credit Union League.
To participate, Ohio credit unions must be affiliated with
the Ohio Credit Union League.
FinCrime.com is sponsored by the Ohio Credit
Union League in cooperation with the Ohio Bankers League and
the Ohio Attorney General's Office. Member financial
institutions and law enforcement agencies throughout Ohio
and eleven other states participate by sharing vital
information on-line relating to recently committed or
attempted financial institution crimes.
Stored in FinCrime’s central database, these
crime incidences are immediately shared with other
participating financial institutions and law enforcement
agencies through e-mail alerts and viewing on-line. The
system even permits photos of perpetrators to be uploaded
and shared with others.
FinCrime.com provides the means to share
fraudulent activity confidentially and securely, alerting
credit union staff usually sooner than they would be able to
identify it by themselves. FinCrime’s sophisticated
searching capabilities automatically searches and
cross-matches reported crimes, and sends alerts to all
involved. The ability to cross-reference perpetrator’s
names, aliases, license plate numbers, identification used,
financial instruments used, and many other crime details,
allows law enforcement agencies to identify
multi-institution perpetrators, aiding in quicker
identification, apprehension and prosecution of hard-core
Credit unions lose millions of dollars each
year to fraud. Unfortunately, the number and
complexity of these crimes increases every year. FinCrime.com can be a
vital weapon to reduce these losses. Your League staff
encourages active participation by all Ohio credit unions.
The more participating, the stronger and more effective the
It’s easy to sign up. Go to
www.fincrime.com and complete an online profile,
indicating the type of activity and geographic regions you
wish to receive e-mail alerts. Your registration will be
forwarded to the League for approval (for security
purposes). Once you receive your approval by e-mail, simply
log on to FinCrime.com and review a short on-line user’s
unions that want more information on FinCrime can call the
League’s R&I Department at (800) 486-2917.