Join us to explore the top cyber fraud trends from Imposter scams to SIM Swaps. These external cyber-based frauds hurt victims financially and emotionally, and can create financial loss or reputation risk to an institution. Presenters in this session will define the current threat landscape and help attendees understand the ease with which bad actors target potential victims. They will also share the most effective identification and mitigation strategies for both financial institutions and their account holders. They will perform a live demonstration on one of the most effective methods an institution can use to convince a consumer that they are involved in a scam. Attendees will also receive valuable, free resources plus a Cybersecurity 101 resource you can share with account holders.
Rayleen M. Pirnie, AAP, BCJ, CERP, NEACH
Rayleen is the Director of Risk & Fraud at NEACH overseeing the organization’s comprehensive risk management program, advancing strategy to support both industry and member efforts to identify and mitigate fraud.
With more than 20 years of experience, Rayleen is a leading expert in payments rules, compliance, risk management, fraud prevention, and security. Through leadership roles and years of research and dedication, Rayleen has developed a deep knowledge and unique skillset that allows her to deliver actionable solutions to not only financial institutions and financial service providers, but across other industry verticals as well.
Rayleen is an Accredited ACH Professional (AAP) and a Certified Enterprise Risk Professional (CERP). She is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration. She is an author and highly sought-after speaker.
Jennifer Wehner, APRP, Union Savings Bank
Jennifer Wehner is the Deposit Fraud Manager at Union Savings Bank based out of Danbury, CT. She has been with the bank for 25 years, starting as a part-time teller while in college. She has over 16 years’ experience in branch banking. In 2015 she moved to Deposit Operations, to lead the Electronic Banking and Fraud team. She is responsible for fraud monitoring, tracking, reporting, and prevention across all channels. Jennifer received her Accredited Payments Risk Professional (APRP) certification last year.
Det. Matthew Hogan, MS, CAMS, CECFE, CCI, Connecticut State Police
Detective Hogan has been in law enforcement for almost 14 years, starting his career in Georgia and continuing it in Connecticut, Matt has been with CT State Police for over 10 years. He holds a BS in Fire Science and obtained his Master of Science in Financial Crime from the University of New Haven. During his career in law enforcement, Detective Hogan has held various positions, most recently as a detective with the Connecticut State Police. As an Eastern District Major Crime Detective, Matt has focused his attention on white collar and financial crimes recognizing significant growth in this sector. Matt has also been assigned to the US Secret Service CT Financial Crimes Task Force and IRS SAR review team. A recipient of numerous commendations to include the State Police Outstanding Service Award and Unit Citation, Detective Hogan’s work has been recognized at every level of law enforcement. Matt is CAMS certified, Certified crypto currency investigator and has cyber investigations experience. In December of 2022, he joined the Board of the ACAMS Connecticut Chapter as a Membership Director.