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Past Events

Taking Action: Assisting Victims of Financial Fraud

July 25, 2018 9:00 AM - July 25, 2018 12:30 PM

  • Location: Rochester Hills, MI
  • Address: Eagle Creek Academy, 3739 Kern Rd.
  • Contact: Laura Cook
  • Email: lcook@victimsofcrime.org
  • Phone: 202-467-8768
Millions  of  Americans  become  victims  of  financial  crimes  every  year.  This  training  will  walk  you  through  the  accessible,  victim-centered  approaches  at  the  heart  of  Taking  Action:  An  Advocate’s  Guide  to  Assisting  Victims  of  Financial  Fraud.  Learn  step-by-step  strategies  for  addressing  four  major  types  of  financial  crime:  Identity  Theft,  Investment  Fraud,  Mortgage  and  Lending  Fraud,  and  Mass  Marketing  Scams.  Attendees  will  receive  a  foundational  background  on  these  four  major  fraud  types,  and  will  learn  about  their  role  as  advocates  when  they  encounter  victims  dealing  with  financial  crime.  We  will  also  discuss  specific  and  concrete  action  steps  that  can  be  taken,  along  with  a  multitude  of  resources  available  to  victims.