Millions of Americans become victims of financial crimes every year. This training will walk you through the accessible, victim-centered approaches at the heart of the updated Taking Action: An Advocate’s Guide to Assisting Victims of Financial Fraud. Learn step-by-step strategies for addressing four major types of financial crime:
- identity theft,
- investment fraud,
- mortgage and lending fraud, and
- mass marketing scams.
Attendees will gain a foundational background on these four major fraud types, and will learn about their role as advocates when they encounter victims dealing with financial crime. The presenters will also discuss specific and concrete action steps that can be taken, along with a multitude of resources available to victims.
Susan Arthur, Associate Director of the FINRA Investor Education Foundation
Laura Cook, Director of the Financial Crime Resource Center of the National Center for Victims of Crime