Identity Theft: How to Effectively Combat this Threat

Fraud and Cybercrime Series

Aired: Tuesday, April 11, 2017

1.25 CAFP, 1.25 CRCM

The risk of fraud losses connected to identity theft continues to rise year after year. According to a recent report released by Javelin Strategy & Research, it found that $16 billion was stolen from 15.4 million U.S. consumers in 2016, compared with $15.3 billion and 13.1 million victims a year earlier. This has caused a significant impact to both the financial institutions and the customers they serve.

Plan to listen to the first of four programs in the four-part Frdaud and Cybercrime Series. This recording features leading practitioners who are on the front line in combatting this threat. Don’t miss this opportunity to get your questions answered.


This recording focuses on:

  • The present threat of identity theft to the financial industry
  • The latest trends, and best practices in preventing and detecting ID theft
  • The major actors perpetrating this type of fraud, and why
  • What some valuable lessons learned are in combatting this threat
  • Advice on how to effectively mitigate the impact of this fraud tactic
  • The growing threat of synthetic identity theft and how it is more difficult to detect and prevent


  • Kevin D. Eack, JD, CAFP, CPP, Vice Chair, ABA CAFP Board, Principal, The Brannan Group, LLC (moderator)
  • Jim McCarthy, CAFP, Senior Vice President, Financial Crimes, Enterprise Fraud and BSA/AML Officer, Corporate Compliance, CIT Group
  • Ashley Fieber, Financial Crimes Program Governance Manager, CIT Group

 Continuing Education Credits

The Institute of Certified Bankers (ICB) has approved this program for 1.25 CRCM and 1.25 CAFP continuing education credits for the live program and the recording.

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​Program Questions? Please contact Linda Shepard / Cari Hearn.

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ABA Member • $210
Non-Member • $310


 Who Should Attend

  • Fraud Prevention Managers and Investigators
  • Operational Risk Management Professionals
  • Chief Compliance Officers and Managers
  • BSA/AML Officers and Managers
  • Internal Auditors
  • Operations Managers
  • Senior Bank Managers
  • CAFPs, CRCMs and CPAs

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