The Psychology of Scammer Tactics on Vulnerable Populations

November 12, 2020 | 2:00 p.m. ET
Duration: 100 Minutes
CPE Credits: 2

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

In this 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. Be prepared to also learn which vulnerabilities scammers might use to target you! 

You Will Learn How To:

  • Identify the way spoofing changed the fraud landscape 
  • Recognize the vulnerabilities that scammers look for and learn how to defend against them 
  • Identify frequent persuasion tactics 
  • Determine why pre-paid gift cards are a preferred method for scammers 


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Amy Nofziger 
Director of Victim Support  

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Kathy Stokes 
Director, Fraud Prevention Programs 

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
Course Level: Overview
Prerequisite: None
Advanced Prep: None
Delivery Format: Group Internet Based

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