On Nov. 6 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT, the 2019 Alabama Financial Fraud Conference will be held at the Trusville Civic Center in Trussville, Ala. InfraGard Birmingham Members Alliance and the FBI Birmingham Office are presenting the event, which is hosted in partnership with Regions Bank, Kassouf & Co., P.C., ASIS Birmingham Chapter and DarkTower.

Participating credit unions will have a unique opportunity to learn from both public and private sector experts about recent trends in fraudulent activity and about ways to mitigate those threats.

“This conference allows credit unions to hear from seasoned professionals who have insight into the latest fraud and cybersecurity threats financial institutions are facing in today’s high-risk climate,” said Mike Lee, director of regulatory advocacy for the LSCU. “Bringing together experts from a diverse set of organizations gives us a a well-rounded view of how to be vigilant in protecting credit union members.”

Planned topics include: FTC violation trends, the certified fraud examiner’s perspective, recent trends in criminal fraud schemes from the U.S. Attorney, organized gangs, in-branch/internal fraud, mitigating risk of fraud in your financial institution, current cyber threats and the tools to combat them, cyber insurance, business email compromise and synthetic ID fraud.

Speakers include:

Jay Town
United States Attorney
Northern District of Alabama

Todd Bobe
Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC)
FBI Birmingham Division

Joe Borg
Alabama Securities Commission

James McDowell
Senior Securities Analyst
Alabama Securities Commission

Cindy Liebes
Southeast Regional Director
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Atlanta Office

Rod Goodwin
Assistant Regional Director for Operations
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Atlanta Regional Office

Richard Foelber
Chief of Cooperative Enforcement
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Washington Office

David Smitherman
Better Business Bureau of Central & South Alabama

Shawn Holbert
Special Agent
U.S. Secret Service
Birmingham Field Office

Donna Gregory
Unit Chief
FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)
FBI Headquarters

Scott Pierre
Supervisory Special Agent
FBI Cyber Squad
Redstone Arsenal

This event is pending approval by the following for up to seven hours continuing education credit: ABA, ASBPA, APOSTC, ACFE and ACAMS.

To register, click here.