Financial Crime Resource Center

A program of the National Center for Victims of Crime to help advocates assist victims of financial fraud and ensure that victims have access to the best possible services and advice to assist them with recovery.

Upcoming Financial Fraud Trainings

The Financial Crime Resource Center offers webinars and in-person trainings on various aspects of financial fraud and how victim advocates can assist victims of financial fraud in recovering their assets and obtaining justice.

  • Recognize, Report, and Recover: Friends and Family Respond to Elder Financial Exploitation

    December 5, 2014 1:00 PM
    Focusing on the important role of bystanders (friends and family) in recognizing and assisting in the recovery from elder financial exploitation, this webinar will provide friends and family with an understanding of how victimization of the elderly occurs, how they can recognize the exploitation, and what a family member needs to do in order to assist in reporting and recovery. Additionally, there will be information in this webinar on how to manage the money of an elderly person who has entrusted their finances to a friend or family member. The speakers for this webinar will include experts from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation.




  • Recognize, Report, and Recover: Victim Service Providers Respond to Elder Financial Exploitation

    November 21, 2014 1:00 PM
    Focusing on the important role victim service providers in law enforcement and prosecutor’s offices have in recovery from elder financial exploitation, this webinar would provide victims service providers with clear directions and action steps for VSPs to recognize, report, and assist in the recovery of elder financial exploitation. Speakers from a prosecutor’s office, a law enforcement office, and the National Center would focus on victim-centered practices and provide concrete resources for victim service providers to utilize to assist with recovery.




  • Recognize, Report, and Recover: Adult Protective Services Responds to Elder Financial Exploitation

    November 14, 2014 1:00 PM
    Focusing on the important role of APS in recovery from elder financial exploitation, this webinar will draw on speakers including a director from a state Department of Human Services and a national expert from the National Adult Protective Services Association to provide clear directions and action steps for APS workers to recognize, report, and assist in the recovery of elder financial exploitation. This will pay particular attention to proper reporting and victim-centered practices and mandatory reporting.




  • Recognize, Report, and Recover: Financial Services Responds to Elder Financial Exploitation

    November 7, 2014 1:00 PM
    Focusing on the important role of financial institutions in elder financial abuse recovery, this webinar would draw on speakers from Wells Fargo and FINRA to provide clear directions and action steps for financial institution employees to recognize, report, and assist in the recovery of elder financial exploitation. This would pay particular attention to proper reporting and victim-centered practices and mandatory reporting.




  • When the Fraud is Stamped: Prevention, Enforcement, and Recovery for Victims of Mail and Lottery Fraud

    October 22, 2014 1:00 PM
    Clayton Gerber, Postal Inspector, and Kate Lawrence will share prevention and outreach resources, enforcement options, and provide important information on how consumers can respond to fraud in the mail, with a particular emphasis on lottery fraud.




  • Taking Action: Assisting Victims of Financial Fraud

    Location: Augusta, Maine
    October 24, 2014 9:00 AM