Elder Financial Exploitation – The Hidden Crime
Elder financial exploitation is a growing concern in our communities, and the more the U.S. population ages the faster crimes against the elderly will grow. Financial institutions have a unique position to observe this early and stop the activity prior to a victim being left financially destitute. In fact, in most states financial institution employees are mandatory reporters of elder abuse. This session will help you identify elder financial abuse in your community and help stop it before it’s too late.
Join to learn:
- Learn the red flags of elder financial exploitation
- How to train your front-line staff in identifying this crime
- When and how to properly file a SAR in an elder financial exploitation case
- Who to report in your state(s) and whether you’re a mandatory reporter
Elder Financial Exploitation – The Hidden Crime has been approved for 1.25 CAFP, 1.25 CFSSP, 1.25 CRCM, and 1 CAMS credits. This statement is not an endorsement of this program or its sponsor. Elder Financial Exploitation – The Hidden Crime has also been submitted to the ACFCS for CE credit review and is pending approval.
Rachel Portnoy is a Licensed Master Social Worker, having received her BSW and MSW from the University of Texas at Austin in 2001 and 2003 respectively. Ms. Portnoy has been the Community Liaison for Adult Protective Services (APS) since 2005. In this position Rachel works with the community to build awareness of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation through education and collaborations with other community organizations. Prior to her work with APS, Rachel was a case manager with Harris County Guardianship Program, acting as the legal guardian for developmentally disabled adults and the elderly who are incapacitated. Ms. Portnoy has been a member of the UHD BSW faculty as an adjunct professor, as well as lecturing at Texas Southern University and Texas A&M University-Central Texas in their accredited BSW programs. Rachel Portnoy is an experienced public speaker, a member of many councils and non-profit boards, and volunteers with various local organizations in an effort to affect positive change in the community.
Terri Luttrell, CAMS-Audit
Terri Luttrell is a seasoned AML professional and former director and AML/OFAC officer with over 20 years in the banking industry, working both in medium and large community and commercial banks ranging from $2 billion to $330 billion in asset size. She has successfully worked with institutions in developing BSA/OFAC programs, optimizing various automated solutions, and streamlining processes while ensuring all regulatory requirements are met. As the Compliance and Engagement Director at Abrigo, Terri provides insights that contribute and support long-term banking strategies based on analysis of market and industry trends, competitor developments, and financial and regulatory technology changes. She is an audit-certified anti-money laundering specialist and a board member of the Central Texas chapter of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS). Terri earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration, specializing in business and finance, from the University of North Texas.