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Learning Neo4j 3.x - Second Edition by Rik Van Bruggen, Jérôme Baton

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Fraud detection systems

We have seen a number of customers that are using graph database management systems such as Neo4j for fraud detection systems. The principle is quite simple: in many cases, the fraud of a particular nature is not defined by one transaction only, but by a chain of transactions that have their specific characteristics and that need to be compared to one another to see if they really do constitute a case of fraud.

In the following example, we are just looking at a suspect case of credit card fraud:

A suspect case of credit card fraud

A particular user always uses his credit card for transactions at a particular store. ...

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