Fraud Summit - San Francisco 2014 - In the U.S., the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Secret Service have played critical roles in investigating financial fraud cases, tracking down the perpetrators and bringing them to justice. Yet, within many private sector organizations there remain questions about when and how to consult law enforcement. Register for this session to learn:
What is law enforcement's role in a fraud investigation?
When should you engage the agencies?
How can you participate in an investigation without compromising your own confidential information?
In the war on cyber crime, the FBI and Secret Service are working with private-sector partners and racking up significant wins. Among their recent successes: Prosecutions related to DDoS attacks, account takeover schemes and ATM cash-out scams.
Most recently, the FBI and numerous global partners took part in a coordinated operation to disrupt the botnet used to spread the malware known as Gameover Zeus and seize computer servers crucial to the ransomware known as CryptoLocker.
But when is it appropriate for a defrauded organization to bring in law enforcement? What distinct roles do each of the players have in a fraud investigation?
In this exclusive session recorded at the 2014 San Francisco Fraud Summit, agents from the FBI and Secret Service explain their roles and join Rob Zerby of Wells Fargo to answer common questions about fraud investigations. Among the topics they discuss:
Today's fraud threat landscape - the hottest schemes;
Case studies of crimes investigated by the FBI and Secret Service;
Fraud investigation lifecycle from the perspective of a large bank.
ISMG's Fraud Summits are one-day events focused exclusively on the top fraud trends impacting organizations and the mitigation strategies to overcome those challenges.
Supervisory Special Agent, U.S. Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force and Asset Forfeiture Section, SF
Arthur supervises the Secret Service's Electronic Crimes Task Force and asset forfeiture section in San Francisco. Most recently, he served as the task force operations supervisor for the ECTF in Seattle. Arthur is a graduate of the University of Washington and has worked for the Secret Service since 1999. Starting in the Seattle field office, he began his career conducting criminal investigations involving counterfeit currency, bank fraud, access device fraud and identification fraud.
Assistant Special Agent in Charge, FBI San Francisco Cyber Division
Palmore serves as the assistant special agent in charge of the San Francisco Cyber Division branch. Previously, he served as a supervisory special agent in the Sacramento division. Palmore entered on duty with the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 1997. Upon completing new agents training, he was assigned to the Los Angeles division. Palmore subsequently served in the Sacramento division and in the inspection division at FBI headquarters in Washington, D.C. Palmore earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Naval Academy and a Masters of Business Administration from Pepperdine University. Prior to joining the FBI, he served as a commissioned officer in the United States Marine Corps.
VP and Financial Crimes Manager, Fraud and Anti-Bribery & Corruption Programs, Community Banking Risk Management, Wells Fargo Financial Crimes Risk Management
Rob Zerby serves as program manager for both fraud and anti-bribery and corruption for Wells Fargo Community Banking. A 15-year veteran of the bank, he has spent more than 21 years in risk management, information technology and decision science. Prior to his current role, Zerby was the manager of operations for financial crimes Investigations, and the governance and reporting manager for corporate fraud risk management.