The Payments Hustler: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Jane Hennessy was Head of External Alliances at G2 Web Services for three years and continues to consult for the company. G2 Web Services is a technology and services company that helps banks, processors and their partners ensure safer and more profitable commerce.
Jane was previously Executive Vice President and Manager, Marketing, Strategy and Information Management, Cross-sell and International Personal Banking in the International Group, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Her responsibilities included marketing and strategy for all lines of international business including trade services and trade finance, foreign exchange, correspondent banking, international treasury management, international personal banking. Prior to that position, Jane was a Group Personnel Manager in Wells Fargo’s Wholesale Banking Group. She worked at Wells Fargo for nearly twenty-two years.
Jane consults for banks, payment organizations and Fintech companies. She is on the Board of Directors of Oak Financial Software Corp. She has spoken extensively at conferences on topics including international payments, business customer risk, authentication, and retail banking.
Jane has an MBA from the University of Santa Clara, and MA and BA degrees from Michigan State University.
Fraud grows with commerce and electronic fraud grows with electronic commerce. With the accessibility of “easy to use” tools increasingly available to help facilitate cybercrime comes the proliferation of “payments laundering.” Take a unique look at the threats from the “payment hustler’s” point of view. Cybercriminals are looking for inattentive compliance departments and will take advantage of vulnerabilities in your processes. This session will serve as a cautionary tale. We will review the current tactics being deployed by criminals and demonstrate case studies of transaction laundering and payments laundering. See payments laundering from the criminal perspective.
- Who is the “payments hustler”?
- How does he/she work?
- Some real-life examples
- How have regulators/legislators gotten involved?
- What can you do about it?
Course Level - Basic
Who Should Attend
- Fraud and compliance officer
- Financial crimes
- Financial intelligence unit
- Payments professionals
Why Should Attend
- Learn about how fraudsters use alternative payment methods to launder money
- Find out if you may be a victim of illicit use of your brand and payment system
- Learn what alternative payment methods are being targeted by fraudsters
- Learn how fraudsters exploit alternative payment methods
- Learn some best practices for opening new business accounts to prevent fraud
- Learn best practices in the underwriting process
- Learn best practices in the ongoing monitoring process
- Learn how to protect your brand from misuse by fraudsters