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Category: Identity Theft/Fraud Protection

Financial Focus Workshop: Insuring Your Assets

Your accounts, your valuables, your home, your car; whatever you have you should protect it and have peace of mind. Join the Office of Financial Empowerment in partnership with Country Financial and St. Louis County for Insuring Your Assets virtual workshop. This workshop will go over all of the fundamentals of why it is necessary […]

The Unforeseen Consequences of Romance Fraud: When the Victim becomes the Victimizer

Assistant United States Attorney Tracy Berry, United States Postal Inspector Peter Dyer, and former FBI Special Agent Christina Kinney-Richter have been engaged in the criminal investigation and prosecution of Romance Fraud Schemes since 2019. During this presentation, you’ll learn about the not uncommon experience of one romance scheme victim who ultimately converted to the role […]

Perspectives from the Field – Strategies to Identify, Report and Address Financial Exploitation

Setting up strong passwords and multi-factor authentication is stressful for most people who don’t work in IT. Oasis Connections provides training to help older adults learn how cybercriminals attempt to influence, obtain access and conduct identity theft and hacking of accounts and how they can protect themselves from their dirty work. Amy VanDeVelde, Director of […]