Break the chain reaction
Alone, it’s impossible to stop a stolen identity from being used over and over, from platform to platform.
Stop the abuse of stolen identity data associated with fraud on other platforms.
Report fraud, stop fraud
Report fraud and query against other reports made to Beacon to stop repeat fraud.
Plaid brings necessary network scale and expertise to address fraud in the industry. Inform Plaid Beacon of fraudulent actors, and query Beacon as to whether the identity data is associated with fraud elsewhere. Beacon is now available for the 8,000+ Plaid powered fintech apps and services to opt-in to.
Reported as fraudulent
Understand if an identity is associated with stolen ID, synthetic, or account takeover fraud
Number of fraud reports
See how many fraud reports are associated with identity data like name, phone number, SSN, and address
Review the industry of the organization which made a report and when the report was made
Improve the network
Share feedback on Beacon reports to help improve the network
All data that is reported to Beacon is aggregated and encrypted to protect sensitive identity information. Beacon never shares personally identifiable information (PII) or identity data with customers.
Beacon helps detect data associated with stolen identity, synthetic, or account takeover fraud.
Screen identity data and receive matches based on previous reports shared with Beacon
Automatically generate internal blocklists when you report fraud to stop repeat first party fraud and duplicate signup attempts on your platform
Create custom Beacon programs to screen against internal blocklists or the entire network
Unifying the ecosystem
Beacon is available to 8,000+ Plaid-powered fintechs and financial institutions of all sizes. No organization is excluded.
Beacon helps to curb the abuse of stolen and manipulated identities. Help us create a safer digital finance ecosystem.
Growing and reliable
All members are required to report data on a continuous basis. Ongoing review of reports to increase precision and reliability.
Share fraud data programmatically via the API
Make a fraud report via the Plaid dashboard