Hidden In Plain Sight – Human Trafficking

Legal & Regulatory Compliance

Human trafficking, a form of modern slavery, is one of the fastest growing criminal activities in the world. It exploits an estimated 45 million people a year and generates approximately $150 billion in profits. In this session you will learn the difference between human trafficking and human smuggling, where it happens and most importantly, the good news is that the financial industry can play a part in disrupting this heinous crime. With proper education, knowledge of red flags and victim indicators, and by building strong relationships with law enforcement, the financial industry can help disrupt the problem of modern slavery.

Who Should Attend: Front Line Staff, Operations, Compliance and Risk Professionals

Learning Objectives

  • Explore the myths and misconceptions about human trafficking and human smuggling
  • Uncover who the victims are, where do they live and the dark side of the sports world
  • Discover the red flags and develop the tools your financial institution can use to help identify victims and their abusers. 


Patty Presta
Vice President of Professional Development Events
Her responsibilities include training financial institutions through live workshops and webinars, as well as consulting on such topics as ACH origination, risk management, elder financial abuse, human trafficking, and other electronic payment-related issues. Patty has conducted ACH training since 1997. Patty has taught at Nacha’s Payments Conferences and Payments Institute and currently sits on Nacha’s AAP Blue Ribbon Panel.  

Webinar Fees

Pricing For Price Web Pass
Bank Member $195 $0
Bank Nonmember $395 $0
Affiliate Member $195 $0
Affiliate Nonmember $395 $0

Additional Info

Participants will earn 1.0 CPE credit

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None

Program Level: Basic

Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

Refunds and Cancellations: Webinar registrations are non-refundable. If the registrant is unable to attend the designated time and date of the webinar, a playback link and any written materials will be provided within 2 business days following the conclusion of the webinar

Western Bankers Association is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:www.nasbaregistry.org.


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