Financial crimes threaten the safety and soundness of our community banks nation-wide. In some cases, these crimes threaten the security and safety of the nation. Recorded July 13, 2022
These crimes range from fairly simple operations like basic theft or fraud carried out by individuals or small groups to highly sophisticated rings seeking funding for criminal enterprises or terrorism.
Although financial criminals are often well-organized and persistent, community banks can take steps to educate and increase awareness to thwart any attempts.