Saturday, May 25, 2024

Webinar on Joint Memorandum to combat elder fraud scheduled

OBA is pleased to be a partner to offer the free webinar, below, focusing on SARs and financial exploitation.  Our FinCEN speaker took the rare step of sending out to banks nationwide and, in just a few hours, we already have 3,000 attendees.  We may not surpass the 20,000 cap, but you are encouraged to sign-up soon to ensure your place.  This is ideal for your compliance staff and anyone handling the epidemic issue of senior exploitation.  You can also invite your local law enforcement.

Sign-up and join us!

The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, U.S. Department of the Treasury, will host the webinar on the Joint Memorandum  to encourage coordination among financial institutions, law enforcement, and adult protective service agencies to protect older adults from elder financial exploitation.  The webinar will be held on Thursday, June 7, from 1-2:30 p.m. Registration is required to attend.

The webinar will focus on the importance of Suspicious Activity Reports and the role that they may play in aiding law enforcement’s investigation of EFE cases with an emphasis on collaboration.

Speakers include:

  • Introduction by Richard Goldberg, senior counsel for complex litigation, U.S. Department of Justice, Consumer Protection Branch.
  • Jenefer Duane, senior program analyst, Office of Financial Protection for  Older Americans, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.
  • Laura Richardson, section chief, intelligence division, FinCEN, US Department of Treasury.
  • Peter Gallagher, deputy attorney general, New Jersey Department of Justice.
  • Elaine Dodd, executive vice president, fraud division, Oklahoma Bankers Association.
  • Steve Vallejo, senior vice president – corporate security director, Corporate Security Investigations, Bank of the West.

If you are interested in this webinar, please register as soon as possible as the registration cap is already being neared!