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Season 3

Episode 17: Let’s Talk FinCrime - Being Compliant Doesn’t Mean You’re Secure

Standard compliance doesn’t mean you’re completely safe. On this episode of Let’s Talk FinCrime, we’re joined by Corey White, CEO and Co-Founder of Cyvatar, as we discuss his storied career in the cybersecurity industry, how cybersecurity has changed over the years and how bad actors attack and breach your accounts in the modern age. Corey White is a proven security industry veteran with more than twenty-five years of success building and implementing security strategies and leading consulting teams. His work encompasses virtually every industry, including government, high tech, hospitality, critical infrastructure, finance, healthcare and manufacturing. Currently the CEO and co-founder of Cyvatar, Corey also served as the SVP of Worldwide Consulting, Chief Experience Officer at Cylance and as the Southwest Director of Consulting for Foundstone & McAfee/Intel Professional Services. He’s an avid lover of bio-hacking, manifestation, and meditation. 

Episode 16: Let's Talk FinCrime with the Man Who Caught the Wolf

How do financial crime fighters get caught? On this episode of Let’s Talk FinCrime, we’re joined by Gregory Coleman, Founder and CEO of Coleman Worldwide Advisors, as well the man responsible for leading the investigation into the Wolf of Wallstreet, as we discuss his career as a special agent in the FBI for 25 years, and how he’s helped financial services organizations stay on the right side of the law since his retirement.

Episode 15: Let’s Talk FinCrime: AI and Machine Learning

What is AI and machine learning and how are they being used in the fight against financial crime? In this episode of Let’s Talk FinCrime, hear from Parit Patel, NICE Actimize Director of Solutions Consulting, as he discusses changes in managing financial crime risk management brought on by AI and machine learning, as well as its general growth outlook over the coming years.

Episode 14: Let’s Talk FinCrime: Culture of Compliance with Tipper X

Why do good people make bad choices in the workplace? On this episode of Let’s Talk FinCrime, we bring back Tom Hardin, better known as Tipper X, as we discuss the vital importance of instilling an ethical culture to reinforce accountability and put your organization in a position to make the right choices.

Tom became one of the most prolific informants in securities fraud history, helping to build over 20 of the 80+ individual criminal cases in “Operation Perfect Hedge,” a Wall Street house cleaning campaign that morphed into the largest insider trading investigation of a generation. As the youngest professional implicated in the sting, Tom was tasked with wearing a covert body wire on over 40 occasions to help the FBI bring down some of its biggest targets in the industry.

Episode 13: Let’s Talk FinCrime with the Original Internet Godfather

How can we protect ourselves against criminals who have been social engineering their entire lives? As we kick off season three, we’ll talk to Brett Johnson, a former fraudster that built up the first organized cybersecurity community, who now shares his strategies on how to help protect the average person from financial crime. The United States Secret Service called Brett Johnson "The Original Internet Godfather" for his role in refining modern financial cybercrime. Brett was convicted of 39 felonies, placed on the US Most Wanted List, escaped from prison and built the first organized cybercrime community, Shadowcrew.

Shadowcrew was a precursor to today's darknet and darknet markets, and laid the foundation for the way modern cybercrime channels operate today.

Today, Brett is considered one of the leading authorities on cybercrime, identity theft, and cybersecurity on the planet. He works hard to protect businesses and consumers from the type of person he used to be.

Season 2

Episode 11: Let's Talk FinCrime & the Ethical Line

At what point in the fraud triangle of opportunity, pressure and rationalization can a good person make a bad decision? In this episode, we’ll talk to Kelly Paxton, a certified fraud examiner, private investigator and former special agent for U.S. Customs as we cover the “could vs. should” side of ethics when it comes to financial crime, and how organizations can help their employees make ethical decisions.

Episode 10: Let’s Talk FinCrime and Risk Management Across Industries

What does fighting a global disaster have to do with fighting financial crime? In this episode, we’ll talk to Roy Wilsher, former Chair of the UK National Fire Chiefs Council. Over Roy’s 40 year career, he has led disaster responses to catastrophic events such a tsunami in Japan and a major rail crash in London. Hear lessons learned from Roy’s career and how we can apply these tactics to our financial crime risk management approach.

Episode 9: Let’s Talk FinCrime and the Digital Underground

What happens on the dark side of the internet? In this episode, we’ll talk with expert financial crime fighter and founder and CEO of Q6 Cyber, Eli Dominitz. Listen in as Eli shares who operates in the digital underground, how we can monitor this activity and how to keep yourself safe.

Episode 8: Let’s Talk FinCrime and Why Your Transaction Was Blocked

What’s happening at your bank before you get a call about a suspicious transaction? In this episode, we’ll talk with fraud expert Frank McKenna as he shares how consumers can participate in their own fraud protection, and how banks can make frictionless challenging for their customers. Frank has worked with more than 200 banks, lenders and finance companies throughout his career to help them solve complex fraud issues. He is also the author of the blog FrankonFraud, where he analyzes fraud trends and reports on their impact.

Episode 7: Let’s Talk FinCrime and Suspicious Activity

What do financial crime investigations look like, and what goes on in the background to keep us all safe? In this episode of Let’s Talk FinCrime, learn how the financial industry uses suspicious activity reports to monitor activity and prevent financial crime. Listen in as we talk to B.J. Moravek as he shares steps we can all take to protect our assets, plus highlights of his experience with the U.S. Secret Service, The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network.

Season 1

Episode 6: Let’s Talk FinCrime and its Hidden Costs

Financial crime affects us all on different levels, from stolen identities to human trafficking. Luckily, financial crime investigators are working hard to protect us all and fight financial crime – but what tools do they need to be most effective? As we wrap up season 1 of Let’s Talk FinCrime, anti-money laundering expert Adam McLaughlin talks about his background as a police detective in the UK and how we can all be more effective in fighting financial crime.

Episode 5: Let’s Talk FinCrime and Women in the Industry

Research shows that when more women are in the room for decision-making conversations, the outcome isn’t just better for the women - the outcome is better for everyone. Although gender diversity in the financial crime industry is shifting, what can we do to bring more voices to the table? In this episode of Let’s Talk FinCrime, we’ll talk to Kelle Profita and Dr. Kimberly Schanz to hear how gender inclusion is changing the industry for the better.

Episode 4: Let’s Talk FinCrime and Human Risk

Christian Hunt, founder of Human Risk, brings behavioral science to ethics and compliance. In this episode, listen in as we discuss the science behind human decision-making, and how we can apply that to risk and compliance in financial crime.

Episode 3: Let’s Talk FinCrime and Predatory Sales Practices

As the Director of Broker-Dealer and Investment Advisory at Kaufman Rossin, Bob Lavigne helps the financial services industry navigate increasingly complex issues so firms can better serve the public. In this episode, we’ll discuss how you can spot financial advisors who are using illegal sales practices so you can protect yourself.

Episode 2: Let’s Talk FinCrime and the Psychology of Fraud

As a scientist, Dr. Matthew Goldberg investigates what people believe, why they believe it, and what influences them. In the latest episode of Let’s Talk FinCrime, we’ll apply his research to fraud and financial crime.

Episode 1: Let’s Talk FinCrime with Tipper X

The New York Times called him “The secret witness at the center of the biggest insider trading case in a generation.” In our first episode of the Let’s Talk FinCrime podcast, we’ll talk with Tipper X, one of the most prolific informants in securities fraud history.

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Based on Aite Group’s latest research reports, learn about the CARES Act, its impact on financial crime risk management, as well as challenges and opportunities for financial institutions.

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Speakers: David O’Connell and Trace Fooshee | Aite Group