List of Fraud Signals

Flinks checks every document that is uploaded through Flinks Upload for the following signs of fraud.

To review the verification results of an uploaded file, see Check for Fraud.

Type of FraudDescription
Editing Software DetectedThe file may have been opened in a PDF-editing or image-editing software program.
Unusual Document SourceThe file may have been created in or downloaded from an unexpected source.
Account Number EditsThe account number in the file may have been changed.
Name EditsThe name in the file may have been changed.
Address EditsThe address in the file may have been changed.
Account Type EditsThe type of the account that's show in the file (chequing, savings, etc.) may have been changed.
Dollar Amount EditsThe dollar value for certain transactions may have been edited. Review the Count column for a count of occurrences.
Date EditsThe dates that correspond with certain transactions may have been edited. Review the Count column for a count of occurrences.
Description EditsThe descriptions on certain transactions may have been edited. Review the Count column for a count of occurrences.
Invalid Transaction DatesCertain transaction dates are outside of the range that's being captured for this statement, and are not reconciled.
Unreconciled BalanceThe beginning and ending balances of the statements do not reconcile with the sum of transactions that occurred during the period. Transactions may have been added, removed or edited.
Transaction Data Not PresentThe file contains no records of transactions, or no transaction pages were present in the upload.
Invalid DateThe captured date is invalid and does not exist on the calendar.
Future DateThe date captured is in the future.
Misaligned TextThe field or text does not match the expected alignment and is not consistent in comparison to the rest of the document.
Future YearThe date captured is in the future.
Invalid YearThe captured year is invalid or is inconsistent across the document(s).