The registration period is from Jan 28, 2019 12:00 to Sep 7, 2019 12:00
Synthetic ID Fraud: What It Is, How It Works & Real-Life Scenarios - Details
Session Available from: Jan 28, 2019 12:00 to Sep 7, 2019 12:00

Session Options: Webinar, Recorded, Both Live/Recorded

Live Session Date: Mar 11, 2019

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Event description:

Synthetic ID Fraud:
What It Is, How It Works & Real-Life Scenarios

 Webinar OR Recorded Webinar + Free Digital Download

 Monday, March 11, 2019

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Pacific

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Mountain

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Central

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Eastern

According to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice, synthetic identity fraud is among the fastest and most difficult to detect fraud trends in financial services today.  These fraudsters create identities from the sum of related and unrelated parts.  This webinar will explain what synthetic identity fraud is, how these fictitious identities authenticate during CIP onboarding and other knowledge-based authentication protocols, and proven strategies to thwart this evolving threat.  This must-attend program will change how your financial institution onboards and authenticates consumer transaction accounts and loans.


  • Definition and examples of synthetic identity fraud
  • Why the young and elderly are rich targets
  • Hallmark red flags to detect synthetic identities within credit reports
  • Proven techniques to thwart the threat via a multi-layered risk management approach
  • Case study: lessons learned after $200,000 synthetic identity theft and the programmatic enterprise changes made afterward
    • Link to U.S. Government Accountability Office WATCHBLOG on synthetic identity fraud
    • Link to Federal Trade Commission’s consumer information on identity theft
    • Snapshot views of what a synthetic identity credit report looks like
    • Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion contact numbers and the importance of credit freezes
    • Employee training log
    • Quiz to measure staff learning and a separate answer key


Teller Training Series: Frontline Fraud Prevention: Stopping Fraud at the Teller Line

on Wednesday, January 30, 2019


The New NIST Digital Identity Guidelines:
Impact on Passwords, Security Questions & Account Lockouts

on Wednesday, February 27, 2019

All webinars are available for six months after broadcast

Attendance verification for CE credits provided upon request.


This informative session is designed for risk management team members, including retail and commercial leaders and staff, lenders, loan operations personnel, underwriters, directors, audit committee members, attorneys, auditors, and staff who deal with information security, risk, and compliance.

Please note:  The live webinar option allows you to have one telephone connection for the audio portion and one Internet connection (from a single computer terminal) to view online visuals as the presentation is delivered.  You may have as many people as you like listen from your office speaker phone.

Brian W Vitale     ABOUT THE PRESENTER – Brian W. Vitale, NCCO, CAMS-Audit, Compliance Advisory Services

Brian Vitale earned his Political Science degree from North Central College in 1996 and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame in 2014.  Brian was recruited by the National Security Division of the FBI where he specialized in counterterrorism and foreign counterintelligence.  In addition, he is a decorated veteran who served in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in the early 1990s.

Subsequent to the FBI, Brian spent many years in banking and finance where his skills led him to the field of Global Operational Risk Management.  He has over 24 years of banking, finance, and investigative experience.  In July 2011, Brian joined a community financial institution and currently serves as their chief risk and compliance officer.  He speaks nationally on BSA, anti-money laundering, enterprise risk management, cybersecurity, and strategy.


Note:  All materials are subject to copyright.  Transmission, retransmission, or republishing this webinar to other institutions or those not employed by your financial institution is prohibited.  Print materials may be copied for eligible participants only.


The live webinar option allows you to have one internet connection from a single computer terminal.  You may have as many people as you like listen and watch from your office computer.  Registrants receive a website address and passcode that allows entrance to the seminar.  The session will be approximately 90 minutes, including question and answer sessions.  Seminar materials, including instructions, passcode, and handouts will be emailed prior to the broadcast.  You will need the most current version of Adobe Reader available free at 


Can’t attend the live webinar?  This option provides a recording of the live event, including audio, visuals, and handouts.  We even provide the presenter’s email address for follow-up questions. You will receive an email with the recorded webinar link, which can be viewed anytime 24/7, beginning 6 business days after the webinar.  You will also receive instruction on how to download a free digital copy of the webinar to your PC, which you may keep and use indefinitely.

The recorded webinar may ONLY be ordered for 6 months following the live webinar.  In addition, the download must be completed within 6 months of the live webinar date. 


Options 1 and 2 described above.