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Account Takeover Fraud—The Ever Present Threat

Fraud and Cybercrime Series

Aired: Thursday, July 13, 2017

1.25 CAFP, 1.25 CFSSP, 1.25 CRCM

Join us for a four-part webinar series that zeros in on Fraud and Cybercrime—Identity Theft (April 11), Account Takeover Fraud (July 13), Cyber Threat (October 19) and Card Fraud (December 5) featuring leading practitioners who are on the front line combatting these threats. These programs will focus on practical information you need to know. Don't miss this opportunity to get your questions answered.

Account Takeover Fraud (ATO) is a growing problem in the banking industry. Often associated with Identity Theft, ATO Fraud occurs when a third-party commandeers a customer's account, typically moving funds out to another institution or individual through various channels. ATO Fraud is on the rise. During this recording of the July 13th briefing, the presenters acquaint listeners with the various aspects of the growing threat of account takeover, and how to effectively combat it.

This recording focuses on:

  • The greatest threat from ATO Fraud
  • Why a fraudster's deposit to a customer's compromised account is a part of their tactics, and what that means to the institution
  • The latest trends used by fraudsters to accomplish ATO fraud
  • How social engineering remains to be such an effective tactic for fraudsters
  • Today's best practices in combatting ATO fraud
  • The level of interest regulators presently have in the ATO problem


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

 Continuing Education Credits

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

CPE logo Recordings are not eligible for CPE credits.

American Bankers Association 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:
​Program Questions? Please contact Linda Shepard / Cari Hearn.

 Pricing & Purchasing


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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
  • Compliance Managers
  • BSA/AML Officers
  • BSA/AML Managers
  • Internal Auditors
  • Operations Managers
  • Senior Bank Managers
  • CAFPs, CRCMs, CFSSPs and CPAs

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