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Research Conference: The State of Financial Fraud in America

Research Conference on The State of Financial Fraud in America

October 2, 2019
Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel

Program: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Networking Reception: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Program and reception free of charge.

Hosted by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation and the Stanford Center on Longevity, the goal of this conference is to bring together an interested and diverse group of experts to share research, information, and ideas that could help reduce and prevent financial fraud.

Remarks will be provided by a range of researchers, policymakers, and practitioners.


Featured Keynote: Cybercrimes, Digital Fraud and You

It's no longer just about changing your password, cyber threats are growing in frequency and complexity. As technology continues to develop, there are more opportunities for impactful cyber-attacks. In this featured talk, Roy Zur, Cybint Solutions, will discuss trends in cyber-fraud tactics, how Dark Web markets and forums fuel cybercrime, and how cybercriminals utilize digital currencies.


Sessions include:

  • What Separates Victims from Non-Victims?
  • From Fraud Victim to Fraud Fighter
  • What We Can Learn from Neuroscience
  • Life Course Transitions, Thresholds, and Turning Points to Elder Financial Exploitation
  • Promising Interventions
  • Federal Approaches
  • Serving the Victims of Financial Crimes
  • Where Do We Go from Here?

Questions? Contact Christine Kieffer, FINRA Investor Education Foundation.

Fraud Research

The FINRA Foundation and its partners are at the forefront of research to better understand the prevalence and types of fraud crimes committed in the United States, as well as research to reduce such crime and help victims.

Consumer Financial Fraud eJournal

The FINRA Foundation sponsors this eJournal on the Social Science Research Network. Subscription is free.