Fraud Symposium


Members tell us that payments fraud is a top concern and one of the most difficult challenges to manage.  That's why Wespay and UMACHA are partnering to bring you the 2021 Fraud Symposium, a one-day virtual conference. We are bringing together leading industry experts and professionals to discuss the timely trends in payments fraud and ways to mitigate risk, especially in a faster-payments environment.

Continuing Education Available:
6.0 AAP   |  6.0 APRP   |  3.0 NCP

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March 16, 2021

8:00 am - 3:00 pm Pacific Time



Session Descriptions




8:10 - 9:00 AM PT:
Fake Person, Real Losses: Combatting Synthetic Identity Fraud
Presented by: Mike Timoney, VP Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

10:00 -10:50 AM PT:
Work Smarter, Not Harder: Fighting Financial Crime with AI
Presented by: Eric Tran–Le VP, Head of Actimize Premier,
NICE Actimize

12:00 -12:50 PM PT: Insight into Criminal Activity!
1:00 -1:50 PM PT: Working Together to Fight Fraud 
Presented by: Kale Cole, AAP, CAE, Executive Director, FRPA and
John McCullough, CFE, CPP President, FRPA

2:00 -2:50 PM PT:
Security Consideration During and After a Pandemic
Presented by: Mike Burke, Senior Robbery and Crisis Management Consultant, Shazam

9:00 - 9:50 AM PT:
Money Doesn’t Always Buy You Love: Romance Scams and Their Investigations
Presented by: Richard “Kevin” Moore, TSA, San Francisco Field Office,
Department of Homeland Security

12:00 -12:50 PM PT:
Finding Financial Friendly Fraud
Presented by: Nanci McKenzie, AAP, APRP, VP, Compliance and
Business Relationships, Affirmative Technologies

1:00 -1:50 PM PT: 
Fraud and Real-Time Payments
Presented by: Lee Kyriacou, VP, Real-Time Payments, TCH

Thank you to our 2021 sponsors!