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Counterfeit Checks, Cash, & Forgeries

Counterfeit checks, altered checks, washed checks. They all mean one thing — losses for the financial institution that accepts them. In this fast moving session, fraud expert Barry Thompson will show you the methods that criminals may use to attack your institution. He will also review check fraud’s twin sister, false identification, as the criminal must possess both a fraudulent check and identification to be successful.

The same techniques used to detect check fraud can help to identify counterfeit currency. You will review some of the best methods for handling counterfeit currency with your members.

You’ll also learn about:

  • How split deposits can gain confidence with your staff
  • Confidence games that get financial institutions to accept bad checks
  • Action to take when a fraudulent check is discovered
  • How easy it is for a check passer to duplicate your official checks
  • The easiest ways to identify counterfeit currency

Who Should Attend:
  • Frontline Staff
  • Middle Management
  • Auditors
  • Security Officer

About the Presenter:

Barry Thompson is the author for 101 Security Tips for the Beginning Security Officer and known as “The Fraud Educator.” Barry became a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager in 1997, and established the Thompson Consulting Group, LLC in 2000. Barry has held senior management positions at an Upstate NY regional bank, and is also a frequent instructor for Credit Union National Association’s security institute. He is a writer who contributes to Bankers’ Hotline and he is the security and compliance “Guru” for Newsweek, Consumer Reports, and other national publications have interviewed him for his expertise.

Barry is an in-demand, internationally recognized speaker where he has made fraud, theft and security presentations to groups in Brussels, at the United Nations, and to Japanese bankers in Washington, DC. Barry has more than three decades of experience in the financial services industry and he has handled more than 900 security cases. Today, his firm focuses primarily on training at national and state conventions, and in-house to banks and credit unions, from physical security to computer security. This includes in-depth instruction on identity theft, internal fraud, scams and schemes, conducting investigations, social media and bank robbery. To date, he has trained more than 35,000 financial professionals—and counting.

Registration Investment: FREE for Power Learner Passport
$195 for League Member Non-PLP

$390 for Non-League Members

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