Money Mules get a Tech Upgrade

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Webinar Overview

Join this Financial Crime Academy Live Webinar on the topic of “Money Mules get a Tech Upgrade”.

This webinar delves into the intricate relationship between emerging technologies and the evolving landscape of financial crime, focusing on the sophisticated methods and alarming proliferation of money mule schemes. This session is not just about understanding the threats posed by cyber-enabled scams but also about proactive measures and collaborative efforts in the financial crime compliance and investigation domain. The session not only illuminates the current trends and challenges but also provides practical advice for individuals and institutions to safeguard against these evolving threats.Explore the depth of modern financial crime and learn strategies to stay ahead in this constantly shifting landscape.

Guest Speakers

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Roger Lester


Roger Lester is the Global Head of SMEs at Featurespace, a leading provider of Adaptive Behavioural Analytics technology for fraud and risk management. With a background spanning from Lloyds to First Data, Roger brings extensive knowledge and expertise in cutting-edge Fraud Prevention Strategies and Systems. In his role at Featurespace, Roger focuses on supporting future development and maintaining relationships with existing and prospective clients to maximize the benefits of Featurespace’s innovative solutions.

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Steve Goddard


Steve Goddard is a Fraud Subject Matter Expert at Featurespace, where he plays a pivotal role in bridging the gap between external clients and internal teams to drive product strategy and propose platform developments. With a keen understanding of the fraud industry, Steve leverages his expertise to solve problem statements related to financial fraud, ensuring Featurespace remains at the forefront of innovation. He represents Featurespace globally, contributing to the company’s reputation as a leader in fraud prevention solutions.


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Casey Nelson


Casey Nelson is a certified anti-money laundering specialist (CAMS) with over 15 years of experience in financial crime investigation and compliance. He spent most of his career working for one of the world’s largest global banks, where he served as a senior investigator in the AML compliance department and led the global Financial Crime Compliance training program.

Webinar Outline

  • In-depth analysis of the evolving relationship between emerging technologies and the rise of sophisticated money mule schemes in financial crime.
  • Insightful discussions on cyber-enabled threats in financial crime compliance and investigation, led by industry experts Roger Lester and Steve Goddard.
  • Exploration of the impact of digital platforms and social media in the proliferation and scale of financial fraud and scams.
  • Strategies and collaborative efforts to combat financial crime, focusing on the integration of AI and machine learning in fraud detection and prevention.
  • Real-world examples and case studies illustrating the complexity of modern scams, their recruitment methods, and the psychological tactics employed by fraudsters.
  • Practical guidance for individuals and institutions on proactive measures, regulatory considerations, and the importance of cross-sector collaboration to enhance financial crime prevention.

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