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Trends & Technology: The Evolution of Fraud in a Digital Age

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Originally Presented: October 24, 2017

In this insightful session, Mauriceo Castanheiro, Director of Fraud Analytics; discusses the changing landscape of financial crime with a focus on emerging fraud trends.

This webinar will highlight specific industry trends, including the threat of Business Email Compromise, the growth in a variety of online fraud scams, and the financial and reputational risks of cyber-enabled financial crimes.

Mauriceo will discuss innovative technologies and best practices to identify and detect emerging fraud trends, and outline best practices to strengthen your fraud program, and minimize the risk of loss.

You will learn how to:

  • Evaluate current and emerging trends in fraud and financial crime, including Deposit/Check Fraud, Card Fraud, Wire/ACH Fraud, Online Account Takeover, and Loan Fraud.
  • Recognize fraud schemes targeting your institution and your customers, including BEC Fraud, Romance Scams, Online Loan Scams, First-Party Fraud, and Money Mules.
  • Adopt innovative technologies and best practices to proactively detect and mitigate fraud losses, and protect your customers.


Mauriceo Castanheiro

Director, Fraud Analytics

Mauriceo has over 15 years experience in fighting fraud. In his previous role at Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), one of Canada’s largest banks and one of the largest banks in the world based on market capitalization with operations in 41 countries, Mauriceo held key positions within Fraud Management including Operations, Analytics and National Office Strategy. He represented RBC on the Interac Risk Management Group which is Canada’s national debit card network. He was responsible for various portfolios at RBC including debit card and account fraud, loan fraud and insurance fraud. He led various initiatives that resulted in hundreds of millions in savings within RBC and across the industry. In his role at Verafin, Mauriceo is responsible for the overall Analytics strategy and assisting in bringing new solutions to market.

Tagged as...

  •   314(b) Information Sharing
  •   Account Takeover
  •   Business Email Compromise
  •   Crime Rings
  •   Fraud
  •   Fraud Scams

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