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ACAMS Webinar
Cybercrime: A Prominent and Growing Financial Crime Threat

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Originally Presented: December 8, 2016

“Great overview of cybercrimes currently effecting financial institutions.  Also, good example of real case; this was extremely insightful.”
Compliance Officer, JP Morgan

Each webinar from these presenters is educational, intriguing and enjoyable.”
Compliance Consultant, Wells Fargo Advisors

This information packed session, presented by Chris Swecker, former Assistant Director FBI and Brendan Brothers, Co-founder of Verafin, provides an eye-opening overview of the cyber threat landscape and the types of cybercrimes which are currently victimizing both financial institutions and their customers.

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of the current and emerging cyber threat landscape
  • Learn about various types of cybercrimes victimizing financial institutions and their customers
  • Understand through real-life cases how several cyber-enabled financial crimes were perpetrated


Brendan Brothers

Co-founder, Verafin

Brendan Brothers is a co-founder of Verafin, a leading provider of cloud-based fraud detection and anti-money laundering software with more than 1700 financial institution customers across North America.

Brendan is a computer engineer with specialized knowledge and deep expertise in advanced analytics.

He is widely recognized as an anti-financial crime subject matter expert and is a frequent presenter at industry conferences and events. Brendan is also the principal presenter for Verafin’s thought leadership webinar series on emerging industry topics in the area of anti-money laundering and fraud detection.

Chris Swecker

Financial Crimes Consultant and Attorney
Assistant Director, FBI (retired)
former Global Security Director, Bank of America

Chris Swecker has 30 years of experience in law enforcement, national security, legal, and corporate security/risk management. Swecker served 24 years with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) before retiring as Assistant Director of the FBI’s Criminal Investigative Division. He was responsible for eight FBI divisions including Cyber, Criminal, International Operations, Training, Crisis Management, Operational Technology, Criminal Justice Information and the Law Enforcement Liaison office encompassing more than half of the FBI’s total resources. Swecker also served as the FBI’s On Scene Commander in Iraq in 2003 where he led a team of FBI Agents conducting counter-intelligence and terrorism investigations.

Tagged as...

  •   Account Takeover
  •   ACH Fraud
  •   Business Email Compromise
  •   Cybercrime
  •   Wire Fraud

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