Counterfeit Checks, Cash, & Forgeries

 Human Resources  Member Service  Lending/Collections

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Program Description

Check fraud losses are the same no matter the size of your institution.  Check 21 was supposed to eliminate check fraud and that never happened.  The best defense against check fraud is training your staff on the warning signs of what is happening now!

In this engaging program we will review the many forms check fraud can take in attacking your financial institution.  Staff will learn the questions they should be asking members, especially new members, when transacting with them.   The same techniques used to detect check fraud can help to identify counterfeit currency.  Today more than ever training on this important topic can save your credit union from large dollar losses.

You’ll also learn about:

  • The problems with mobile check deposits
  • How asking simple questions defeat fraud
  • Know the warning signs of a bad check
  • The easiest ways to identify counterfeit currency

Program Length: 90 minutes

Who Should Attend

  • Member Service
  • Teller & Teller Supervisors
  • New Accounts
  • Branch Manager
  • Lending
  • Security Officer
  • Anyone who handling checks for the credit union

Meet The Presenter:

Barry Thompson C.R.C.M. 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, USA Today 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 42,000 financial professionals—and counting.


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