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November 6, 2019 – 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Trussville Civic Center

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

Over 230 financial and law enforcement professionals attended this full day event.

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

Summit Partner: burrforeman
Summit Sponsors: bradley Integrated Solutions
Lunch Sponsors: threatadvice Security Engineers Incorporated


7:30 – 8:10 Sign In & Networking
Continental Breakfast
Welcome by sponsoring organizations
8:10 – 8:30 Opening Remarks: Jay Town
United States Attorney
Northern District of Alabama

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

8:30 – 9:20

Can You Hack It? Securities Fraud, Trends and Investigations
Joe Borg

Alabama Securities Commission

James McDowell
Senior Securities Analyst
Alabama Securities Commission9:20 – 10:00

The FTC’s Role in Combating Cyber Fraud and Identity Theft
Cindy Liebes
Southeast Regional Director
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Atlanta Office
10:10 – 11:00

Joint Enforcement Efforts to Prosecute Commodities Fraud
Richard Foelber
Chief of Cooperative Enforcement
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Washington Office

JonMarc Buffa
Senior Trial Attorney
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Washington Office

11:40 – 12:10

BBB’s Role in Preventing
Business Fraud
David Smitherman
Better Business Bureau of Central & South Alabama12:10 – 12:50

Networking and Buffet Lunch

12:50 – 1:30

Going Phishing: Why Can’t We Just Call the Police?
Daniel Fortune
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
1:30 – 2:15Tracing Funds
Alton Sizemore
Alton Sizemore & Associates

2:20 – 3:00

Secret Service: Financial Fraud and Emerging Trends Shawn Holbert
Special Agent
U.S. Secret Service
Birmingham Field Office

3:10 – 3:40

Business Email Compromise – The $26 Billion ScamDonna Gregory
Unit Chief
FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)
FBI Headquarters

3:50 – 4:40

Cyber Threat Briefing
Scott Pierre
Supervisory Special Agent
Regional Cyber Forensics Lab