It’s like a genie that’s never going back into a bottle – digital transformation’s impact on financial fraud. In this exclusive panel discussion, fraud defenders from major financial institutions and the U.S. Secret Service convene to discuss:
How 2021’s fraud trends shape the schemes we’re likely to...
Wendy Butler is responsible for handling investigations relating to matters of fraud, which may include investigations involving regulatory compliance, sales misconduct, conflict of interest, ethics, privacy, elder financial exploitation, identity theft and other matters relating to improper conduct. These investigations may involve account holders, employees, third party entities, vendors, sales agents and third party brokers. She is responsible for uncovering schemes and determining the cause and effect relationships. Her investigations cover products enterprise wide, such as, Life Policies, Annuities, Retirement Plans and Brokerage Accounts. She also assists in the development and training of other internal and external Investigators. In her prior role as a Senior Manager of Investigations at Equitable (AXA Equitable) she conducted similar investigations and held various roles during her 19 year tenure. In both her roles, she has worked with various external entities which resulted in the recovery of funds to The Company through restitution and as well as the conviction of subjects.
President NYCFE, InfraGard Board Member, FinCrime Consultant.
Gomez has over 25 years of experience in insurance and financial services and is currently with Ernst & Young's IT Advisory - Financial crimes, Fraud and Compliance team. She spent 17 years with the AXA Group in various leadership roles in Audit, Fraud Risk Management, AML, GRC, ERM, and IT Security, including significant international experience and perspectives. Following her return to the U.S. from an expat assignment in Paris France, she was Audit Director and Global Fraud Officer for AXA Technology Services where she created the company's Anti-Fraud Policy, including investigations/whistleblower incidents, and managed a fraud mitigation program. She held positions as Audit Chief of Staff and Risk Officer as well - establishing the audit department's global departmental practices and governance.
Dora is an active Board Director of InfraGard's New York Metro Chapter (affiliated with the FBI) and was the recipient of the InfraGard Northeast Region IMA Leadership Award in 2019. She is a Board Officer of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners New York Chapter and is the current Audit Committee Chair for the High Technology Crime Investigation Association. She is a steering committee member for the annual New York Metro Joint Cyber Security Conference.
VP, Head of Fraud Prevention & Investigations , Apple Bank
Kristen Santos is responsible for the overall administration and management of retail fraud risk and fraud mitigation. In her role, she provides guidance and direction to the branch network and works with related departments to ensure proper operational and internal controls are in place.
Prior career roles include Vice President of Deutsche Bank's Anti-Financial Crime Investigations for the Americas, where she implemented the US Identity Theft Program and provided oversight on complex internal and external financial crime investigations, and as the Director of the FCIU for Sterling National Bank, where she assisted the BSA Officer in building a holistic Financial Crimes Compliance Program and overseeing security, transaction monitoring and investigations.