2022 IAFCI Complimentary Webinar Hosted by:

DATE: October 26, 2022
TITLE: The Current Check Fraud Ecosystem and how to Combat it Proactively

Check Fraud is on the rise and ever increasing in the USA. All financial institutions are presently being affected by it and are suffering significant fraud losses from it. Join the IAFCI and Q6 Cyber in an informative and complimentary webinar to learn the latest techniques, tactics and procedures utilized by these global fraudsters in order to proactively combat check fraud in an efficient manner. We will discuss how the fraudsters are obtaining the checks, identify some of the online vendors who are facilitating this fraud and look into the actual Dark Web forums and channels that coordinate internationally these fraud schemes.

TIME: 1:00 pm EST

12:00 pm CT
10:00 am PST
Note: For IAFCI and CrimeDex Members Only.

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To Register: IAFCI Members Click the Registration button below, You will be asked to sign in to access the Members Only site > Certifications/Training Events tab, Webinar Registration. 



Robert Villanueva, Vice President, Q6 Cyber 

Robert currently leads the Cyber Threat Intelligence Division of Q6 Cyber.

Mr. Villanueva joined Q6 Cyber after 25 years of dedicated service in the United States Secret Service, where he specialized in transnational cybercrimes, access device fraud, network intrusions, and identity theft data breaches affecting the private sector. During his tenure, Mr. Villanueva was assigned to various offices, including Miami, Europe, Latin America, and Washington D.C., and served in both investigative and undercover capacities around the world. Mr. Villanueva founded the U.S. Secret Service’s Cyber Intelligence Section, which coordinates global cyber operations. Mr. Villanueva also headed the U.S. Secret Service’s Miami Electronic Crimes Task Force, which counts 800+ members from the private sector, academia and local/federal law enforcement. Mr. Villanueva has conducted extensive research on computer botnets and malware development attributed to foreign actors. He has led numerous projects for the U.S. Secret Service in partnership with Stanford University, Carnegie Mellon University, and various private sector companies. Mr. Villanueva presently serves as an advisor to the Board of Directors of various organizations and universities, including Florida International University, The Florida International Security Association, The Florida International Banker’s Association and The International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators.

Maria Noriega,  E-Crimes Intelligence Analyst, Q6 Cyber

Maria Noriega is an E-Crimes Intelligence Analyst at Q6 Cyber focusing on financial cybercrime trends in the Underground. Maria’s background includes an MPhil from the Faculty of Law at the University of Oslo, Norway, and a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Florida International University, as well as certificates in forensic accounting and cryptocurrency. Maria is an experienced researcher and is internationally recognized and published for her work within the tech-centric criminal justice field