Know Your Cybercriminal: How Advanced Data Signals Can Unmask Bad Actors Online
Featured Speakers :
Elizabeth Cronan serves as Vice President of Government Relations for GeoGuard, where she leads federal regulatory, policy and advocacy initiatives focused on driving awareness of the value of authentic geolocation for fraud prevention, detection and strengthening AML/KYC processes. Prior to joining GeoGuard, Elizabeth served as the Senior Director of Gaming Policy for the American Gaming Association (AGA), where she led the AGA’s policy and regulatory affairs agenda which included AML / BSA compliance issues as well as CSR and responsible gaming initiatives.
Trevor has over two decades of experience building safe, empowering online and mobile user experiences. He has designed and implemented fraud and risk management solutions for a variety of e-commerce and payments companies. These include turnkey client onboarding, customer decisioning and CIP compliance solutions for payment facilitator and point-of-sale lending companies. AtGeoGuard, he is developing innovative applications built on the company’s advanced geolocation security technology for the financial service, fintech, and payments markets.
Karen Boyer has over 20 years of diverse banking experience with the majority in the realm of Fraud. She is currently Vice President of Financial Crimes and Fraud Intelligence, at People’s United Bank, a regional bank in the Northeast with a network of nearly 400 retail locations in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. In this capacity, Karen is responsible for running teams of analysts and investigators, developing fraud detection and prevention strategies related to financial channels in and out of the organization, and managing the risk of the evolving real-time payment methods in the financial industry. Ms. Boyer has held various positions in the fraud umbrella with increasing responsibility and successfully developed key strategies and techniques to substantially reduce loss and protect new product releases. By her peers and organization, she is considered an expert in cybercrimes, sweetheart scams, phishing techniques, card cracking, and credential harvesting related to recruitment of money mules and cyber threat actors around the country. Karen is an active member of the ABA, ACFE, FS-ISAC and the IAFCI; obtaining her Certification in Cyber Crime Investigations, Certification in Financial Crime Investigations, as well as CFE. She holds a position on the ABA fraud advisory group, the ACFE fraud council, and many other fraud industry working groups.
Jarod Koopman was named the Cyber Crime Director for the Department of the Treasury, IRS-Criminal Investigation in June 2016. In this capacity, Jarod established a new investigative section within CI and continues to focus priority on this emerging trend. His primary function is the oversight and management of all cyber-related activities at a national level. This consists of close interaction with public/private sector, industry and other law enforcement partners both domestic and international.
Jarod began his IRS career in 2001 as a Special Agent in Rochester, New York before taking over as the Supervisor there in 2010. He was selected for the Accelerated Senior Leadership Program (ASLP) the following year. In 2012, he went to Washington DC as a Senior Analyst in Refund Crimes where he focused on Virtual Currency and Identity Theft before being selected as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge for the Chicago Field Office in 2013. From June 2014 until his current role, Jarod served as the Special Agent in Charge of the Detroit Field Office. As such, he oversaw and directed all CI investigative activities in the state of Michigan. Under his leadership, the Detroit FO successfully produced outstanding results and efforts that garnered recognition at both the regional and national levels.
In the past three plus years as the Director, IRS-Criminal Investigation has continued to expand their capabilities and solidified its role as the prominent force in cryptocurrency tracing and dark web activities. Notable investigations include Liberty Reserve, Silk Road I and II (includes recent seizure in excess of $2B), Alphabay, Mt. Gox, Btc-e, Welcome2Video, OneCoin, Helix, xDedic, Backpage, Bitcoin Hamas/Al Qaeda, North Korean Hack and other individual high-profile cases.
Complimentary webinar, presented by GeoGuard
Bad actors will always try to hide their true identity, whether that’s using a VPN to mask their location or using stolen credentials to enable their financial crimes. To detect and deter illicit activity, banks, FIs and fintechs need tools and new data signals to peel back layers of online anonymity and expose a criminal’s true identity.
In this webinar we’ll discuss:
- Cracks in customer/client on-boarding processes that bad actors are exploiting
- New data signals, such as verified location data, that FIs can use in their risk engines and other fraud detection processes
- The increased regulatory focus on innovation and technology to drive effective KYC/AML and sanctions compliance