Fighting COVID-19-Related Fraud: Lessons Learned for Financial Institutions

October 20, 2020 | 1:00 p.m. ET
Duration: 50 Minutes
CPE Credits: 1

Fraudsters have targeted financial institutions and their customers with damaging scams, including business email compromise and elder financial exploitation schemes. This places increased pressure on fraud detection and prevention processes.  
In this webinar, you will learn about COVID-19 fraud trends including unemployment benefits fraud, economic stimulus fraud and small business administration loan fraud. You will also explore how the industry has adapted to these unprecedented challenges and how institutions can ensure controls are in place to provide robust protections.

You Will Learn How To: 

  • Discern COVID-19-related fraud patterns through real-life case studies and recent investigations. 
  • Recognize best practices to improve detection and prevention, such as targeted analysis and machine learning. 
  • Leverage insights and innovations in planning for the future of financial crime management with speed and confidence.


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Corey Lynch
Product Expert

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

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