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WE created a program for victims of economic crime and have found that most consumers are not knowledgeable of there rights and protections due. in response we have created a brochure and would love to get...
Augustino Mirel
03/26/2014
arrow icon Feel free to contact me via email. I'd love to know more.
Joshua Bailes
03/26/2014
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I'm an advocate in Southern California. Do you have any resources for financial fraud victims in this area?
Jose Rojas
03/26/2014
arrow icon I would contact the following: The California Attorney Gene...
Joshua Bailes
03/26/2014
arrow icon The Identity Theft Victims Assistance Network offers some st...
C Kieffer
03/26/2014
arrow icon Get to know the California Department of Business Oversight...
C Kieffer
03/26/2014
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END GUEST HOST SESSION - Thank you for participating in OVC's Web Forum Guest Host Series. We hope this discussion will help you better serve crime victims. Please continue to discuss this and other topics...
OVCRC
03/26/2014
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what connections are there between financial fraud and domestic violence? Is there different ways to help a victim when fraud is occurring as part of a power struggle in DV cases. Are there other crimes ...
Lisa
03/26/2014
arrow icon There are lots of crimes that co-occur with financial fraud....
Joshua Bailes
03/26/2014
arrow icon The methods of approaching a victim of intimate partner viol...
Joshua Bailes
03/26/2014
arrow icon I'm glad you asked. Victims of intimate partner violence/dom...
Joshua Bailes
03/26/2014
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What would it take to force the banks and credit card companies to define the word "fraud" asa deception deliberately practiced in order to secure unfair or unlawful gain (adjectival form fraudul...
Augustino Mirel
03/26/2014
arrow icon I would be interested to know what changing a bank's definit...
Joshua Bailes
03/26/2014
arrow icon Defining fraud is often difficult because the crimes committ...
Joshua Bailes
03/26/2014
arrow icon I can't speak to the reason banks define fraud in this manne...
Joshua Bailes
03/26/2014
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A primary way to assist victims of financial crimes, including fraud, is making victims whole through the imposition and collection of restitution. What trends are you seeing in this area? Do you have st...
Donald Martenz
03/26/2014
arrow icon From my colleague, Susan Howley. In general, tracking of res...
Joshua Bailes
03/26/2014
arrow icon In many – perhaps most – cases of outright fraud, it is unli...
C Kieffer
03/26/2014
arrow icon This is an excellent question and a topic that needs further...
Joshua Bailes
03/26/2014
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I'm a Victim Advocate with an Victim Assistance agency. We contact victims of all crimes in the county, including credit fraud. Other than referring these victims to their banks and credit monitoring pro...
Jessica
03/26/2014
arrow icon Share these prevention tips for ID Theft: 1) Keep all person...
C Kieffer
03/26/2014
arrow icon It's an unfortunate fact, that past victims are frequent tar...
C Kieffer
03/26/2014
arrow icon In terms of prevention, it largely depends on the crime. In...
Joshua Bailes
03/26/2014
arrow icon A second recovery method is to seek a civil attorney to see ...
Joshua Bailes
03/26/2014
arrow icon Perhaps the most important step in recovery is ensuring the ...
Joshua Bailes
03/26/2014
arrow icon There are several steps for recovery outlined for identity t...
Joshua Bailes
03/26/2014
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Will victims of financial crimes ever be eligible for mental health counsling with VOC?
JoAnn
03/26/2014
arrow icon I would also add that the National Center for Victims of Cri...
Joshua Bailes
03/26/2014
arrow icon I certainly hope so! In some states, compensation funds are ...
Joshua Bailes
03/26/2014
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what is your definition of financial fraud and is it worse or easier to recover than from other types of fraud?
Roger
03/26/2014
arrow icon ID theft may or may not occur due to deception or fraud but ...
C Kieffer
03/26/2014
arrow icon The Financial Fraud Research Center at Stanford University (...
C Kieffer
03/26/2014
arrow icon Fraud is difficult to recover from for several reasons. Firs...
Joshua Bailes
03/26/2014
arrow icon Financial fraud is the use of deception to separate a victim...
Joshua Bailes
03/26/2014
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What are some common SEC regulations that we should be aware of in explaining things to victims?
Jas
03/26/2014
arrow icon It's helpful to know what conduct is prohibited in the secur...
C Kieffer
03/26/2014
arrow icon We also recommend you call and speak to a representative if ...
C Kieffer
03/26/2014
arrow icon This question comes up a lot. Knowing securities rules and r...
C Kieffer
03/26/2014
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What can state financial regulators (banking, securities, non-depository like payday lenders) do to help victims of financial fraud?
Gary
03/26/2014
arrow icon They also need help understanding the reporting process - wh...
C Kieffer
03/26/2014
arrow icon i think that properly educating the staff with approved disc...
Augustino Mirel
04/07/2014
arrow icon You may be able to facilitate warm handoffs to other agencie...
C Kieffer
03/26/2014
arrow icon In many cases, victims do not know where to turn. They may n...
C Kieffer
03/26/2014
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What is being done to fix the negative impact a victim of financial fraud (such as identity fraud)suffers from a ruined credit score?
Annaliese
03/26/2014
arrow icon Annalise, this is an ongoing issue for victims of fraud, esp...
Joshua Bailes
03/26/2014
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I support a mail fraud team for the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and am interested in knowing how to obtain complaint information relative to financial fraud victims that file with you. Is there already ...
Jan Primo
03/26/2014
arrow icon FINRA has 20 offices around the country, so that we can unde...
C Kieffer
03/26/2014
arrow icon FINRA’s Office of Fraud Detection and Market Intelligence (O...
C Kieffer
03/26/2014
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Joshua Bailes
03/26/2014
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