On-Demand Webinar | Financial Crime during COVID-19: Tackling fraud, scams and misinformation

Governments everywhere are overwhelmed by the task of managing the ongoing pandemic, and criminals will be searching for opportunities to exploit the crisis.
Organizations and individuals should expect an increased risk of financial crime as fraudsters and organized crime groups employ manipulative tools such as phishing emails, identity fraud and other cybercrime tactics.
In April, The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) issued a statement that encourages governments to work with financial institutions and businesses to tackle challenges arisen by COVID-19 and to remain alert to ‘new and emerging illicit finance risks’.
To find out more about what that means for your business, join our experts as they discuss the current landscape, regulatory updates, potential fraud methods, and how technology can help.

Webinar Overview

  • The rise in misinformation, fraudulent activities and phishing
  • COVID Impact: How criminals work, especially during crisis season
  • Identifying and remediating financial crime: e.g. money laundering and sanctions violations
  • Role of technology: shift, invest and adoption to tackle challenges
Thomson Reuters has compiled an infographic that features key statistics gathered from the webinar that was held across the Middle East, Africa, India, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

You can also access “Global ‘recalibration’ needed for AML/CTF regime in wake of pandemic” written by Thomson Reuters’ Nathan Lynch, one of the webinar panelists.

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