SVB Webcast: Confessions of a Fraudster

Confessions of a Fraudster - An SVB Fraud Prevention Webcast

Watch the Webcast On Demand Replay

Watch our October 29, 2018 SVB Fraud Prevention Webcast: Confessions of a Fraudster with guest speaker Brett Johnson:

  • a former U.S. Secret Service most wanted criminal
  • known in enforcement circles as the “Original Internet Godfather”
  • now a consultant to Fortune 1000 companies and U.S. government agencies

Brett shares details on

  • Ways fraudsters can beg, buy and steal private data about you and your firm
  • How simple identity theft can lead to far more pervasive hacks
  • Where fraudsters find ways to penetrate your system protections

SVB’s CIO Nick Shevelyov and Fraud Prevention Manager Linda Nguyen also share the bank’s view on client dangers we see, and critical steps to guard against the latest scams.

Visit our Fraud Prevention Center for more information and tips on how to protect yourself and your firm.

*Brett Johnson and AnglerPhish are independent third-parties and is not affiliated with SVB Financial Group.

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About the Author

Rob is SVB's Deputy Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) Officer, responsible for fraud and anti-money laundering investigations. He has spent more than 20 years in banking focused on risk management, information technology, and decision science. Prior to joining SVB, Rob served as the manager of operations for Financial Crimes Investigations with Wells Fargo Bank.