Game of Frauds How Youth and Tech Are Reshaping Financial Crime (On-Demand Webinar)

Game of Frauds
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Game of Frauds How Youth and Tech Are Reshaping Financial Crime


In today's world, traditional” street crimes” are giving way to check fraud, identity theft and internet crimes. The youth and emerging technology play a pivotal role in the business of fraud and financial crime.  
In this webinar, a panel of experts from Thomson Reuters will outline how evolving challenges brought by sharp increases in Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) filings have created a dynamic shift in the fraud landscape. Using real-life instances of media luring youth into fraud, they will explore proactive strategies for risk, fraud and government leaders to stay abreast of this rapidly evolving environment.  



You Will Learn How To:

Determine the impact increased SAR fillings has on the current fraud landscape

Identify ways young people are being lured into committing fraudulent activities

Implement controls in your organization to counter future financial crimes

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 1
NASBA Information: Specialized Knowledge
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: October 2023


Lesley Park - Moderator


Senior Delivery Manager
Thomson Reuters Special Services

Lesley Park has been working as a business development professional in the legal and compliance industries for the last 10 years. In her current role as Senior Delivery Manager for Commercial Business Development with Thomson Reuters Special Services (TRSS). Lesley serves as project and contract manager for global risk management in the areas of due diligence, relational network analysis, AML & BSA Compliance, supply chain risk, global security, and more. Lesley works with Analysts, Data Engineers and Scientists, as well as Solutions Engineers and Product Managers to develop and deliver bespoke client solutions. Lesley helped develop Commercial Strategy & Operations enhancements while contributing to the broader company strategy regarding new markets, product development initiatives, and partnership opportunities.

Prior to joining TRSS, Lesley worked within Thomson Reuters' Risk & Fraud business. As Manager of Strategic Account Client Managers, Lesley led a team of seasoned professionals supporting the largest CLEAR investigative clients including a majority of fortune 100 companies. As Senior Client Manager, Lesley worked as a subject matter expert and trainer on CLEAR Enhanced Due Diligence, managing a $20M+ book of business that included big four accounting firms, six of the top ten U.S. banks, nine of the top fifteen U.S. property and casualty insurance companies, and a variety of firms spanning healthcare, technology, retail/wholesale, pharma and manufacturing.

Lesley holds the designation of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist and, as an industry thought leader, she participates as moderator and panelist both locally and nationally. She currently serves as Co-Chair for the ACAMS Greater Twin Cities Chapter Board.

Jacob Denman - Speaker


Risk, Fraud & Compliance Manager
Thomson Reuters

Jacob holds the position of Risk, Fraud, and Compliance Manager at Thomson Reuters, bringing to bear his considerable expertise in anti-money laundering (AML) and fraud investigations. In this capacity, he crafts and implements strategies to enhance customer engagement and utilization of TR's products. Additionally, Jacob is a contributing member of the board for the Twin Cities Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) chapter where he serves as a thought leader and event organizer.

His prior experience encompasses senior investigative and leadership roles within both regional and global financial institutions. This tenure has equipped him with comprehensive insights into diverse areas such as anti-money laundering, complex crimes, terrorism financing investigations, fraud networks and international Russian sanctions violations.

As a key influencer within Thomson Reuters Risk and Fraud division, Jacob takes great pride in his contributions to the anti-financial crime community. He consistently creates relevant content and broadcasts emerging trends within the risk and fraud sectors. Jacob's overall passion is to combat criminal activity, protect people and make investigations more effective.


Yelena Shapiro - Speaker


Product Intelligence Lead
Thomson Reuters Special Services

Yelena Shapiro has over a decade of experience in Bank Secrecy Act/ Anti-Money Laundering including in Compliance Officer roles for the American subsidiaries of the largest Asian and European banks as well as in FinTech companies in the Silicon Valley. She has worked in all capacities of the AML/BSA regime including sanctions compliance, fraud, and enhanced due diligence performing reviews and analysis of high-risk individuals and entities. She also has extensive experience writing policies and procedures for Bank’s compliance units. Yelena is a key member of the Financial Compliance Product Development team at Thomson Reuters Special Services behind some of the most complex and successful compliance products on the market. She has double B.A. degree from UC San Diego in International Studies, Political Science and Judaic Studies and an M.A. degree from Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS) in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies. She is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and a proud ACAMS Northern California chapter board member.

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