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November 6, 2019 – 8:00am to 4:30pm

Trussville Civic Center

InfraGard Birmingham Members Alliance and the FBI Birmingham Office present the 2019 Alabama Financial Fraud Conference, hosted in partnership with Regions Bank, Kassouf & Co., P.C., ASIS Birmingham Chapter, and DarkTower.

Representatives from financial institutions should not miss this unique educational opportunity to hear from both public and private sector experts on recent trends in fraudulent activity and ways to mitigate those threats. See speaker list below.

This event is pending approval by the following for up to 7 hours continuing education credit:  ABA, ASBPA, APOSTC, ACFE, and ACAMS.  

Planned Topics Include:

  • Open Remarks from the US Attorney – The Current Fraud Landscape
  • FTC Violation Trends
  • Securities and Exchange Violations and Fruad.
  • The Certified Fraud Examiner’s Perspective
  • Mitigating Risk of Fraud in Your Financial Institution
  • Current Cyber Threats and the Tools to Combat Them
  • Business Email Compromise
  • Synthetic ID Fraud


Interested in sponsoring this event? Booth and table sponsorships are available.  



7:30 – 8:15 Sign In & Welcome Welcome by sponsoring organizations
8:15 – 8:45 Opening Remarks: Jay Town
United States Attorney
Northern District of Alabama

Todd Bobe
Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC)
Birmingham Division

8:45 – 9:30 Topic Pending Joe Borg

Alabama Securities and Exchange Commission
9:30 – 10:15 Topic Pending Cindy Liebes
Southeast Regional Director
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Atlanta Office
10:30 – 11:15 Topic Pending Rod Goodwin
Assistant Regional Director for Operations
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Atlanta Regional Office
11:15 – 11:45 Topic Pending David Smitherman
Better Business Bureau of Central & South Alabama
11:45 – 12:45 Lunch Served
12:45 – 1:30 Financial Fraud and Emerging Trends Shawn Holbert
Special Agent
U.S. Secret Service
Birmingham Field Office
1:30 – 2:15 Topic Pending Alton Sizemore
Alton Sizemore & Associates
2:30 – 3:15 Business Email Compromise – The $26 Billion Scam Donna Gregory
Unit Chief
FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)
FBI Headquarters
 3:15 – 4:30 Current Cyber Threats and the Tools to Combat Them Scott Pierre
Supervisory Special Agent
FBI Cyber Squad
Redstone Arsenal

Speakers, presentations and times may be subject to change.