Foreign Financial Crimes:
Why It's Too Good Too Be True
Citizens and Businesses of the Unites States are losing millions of
dollars through Work at Home Scams, Foreign Lotteries and Sweepstakes,
419 Emails, Check Scams, Mystery Shopper, Romance and Roommate Scams,
Reshipping, and Overpayment Scams. Learn how many of these foreign criminals
operate these schemes and how many Americans, especially the elderly,
have lost their life savings. Citizens will obtain prevention measures
to protect themselves from these individuals and Law Enforcement will
learn how to coordinate their efforts with various agencies investigating
similar criminal activity.
Learn to identify the most popular work at home scams and how citizens
have lost their life savings to these scammers.
Gain an understanding of the roles law enforcement agencies play in
fighting these foreign fraudsters and the various data bases each agency
has to offer.
Citizens, businesses, and law enforcement will learn to utilize various
web sites to obtain
• prevention and educational materials concerning these scams.
Law enforcement will be provided steps to take when a citizen of their
town reports a scam and the victims will be supplied with additional
telephone numbers and web sites to contact for assistance.
Learn about the most current and popular scams utilized by these criminals,
based on actual cases investigated by the instructors.
Meet a daughter whose mother was victim of the Jamaican Lottery and
the agonizing steps she has gone through to fight off these scammers
who continue to contact her mother.
**Cancellations for this class must be received
by SLEA 35 days prior to the start of the program in order to avoid
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