The Psychology of Scammer Tactics on Vulnerable Populations

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2 Credits
The Psychology of Scammer Tactics on Vulnerable Populations On Demand Webinar


Do you know the latest frauds and scams targeting millions of hardworking and retired Americans? 

In this on-demand webinar, you will learn how to understand and recognize common persuasion tactics used by scammers, how spoofing changed the fraud landscape with robo-calls, and what traits and vulnerabilities scammers look for in their victims. You will also learn which vulnerabilities scammers might use to target you. 



You Will Learn How To:

Identify common persuasion tactics used by scammers

Recall best practices for reshaping the language of victimization

Recognize common scams that target older adults

Recognize the vulnerabilities that scammers look for and learn how to defend against them

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 2
NASBA Information: Auditing
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: December 2022
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study


Amy Nofziger - Speaker

Director of Victim Support

Kathy Stokes - Speaker

Director, Fraud Prevention Program


CPE Credit

Please note: To be eligible for CPE credit, you must complete the final exam within one year of purchase date. You may only claim CPE credit for a course once.

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System Requirements:

  • Internet access: High-speed connection recommended
  • Speakers required for video sound


The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org/


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