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We are pleased to announce that the next event in our series Meet the Experts will be presented by Yarisa Walsh, a senior analyst from the USA, who will talk about her experience in Anti-Fraud investigations.

Join us on 23 February at 14:00 CET for the next event of our Meet the Experts series!

Yarisa Walsh has over 18 years of progressive leadership experience in financial crimes, cybercrime, and organized crimes in the financial sector. She also worked as a Risk Management and Compliance leader in a popular global enterprise company whose duties included partnering with teams worldwide on data privacy matters and anti-corruption practices. Yarisa is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Certified Cyber Intelligence Professional (CCIP) and a long-standing member and volunteer of the International Association of Crime Analysts (IACA) and has been the recipient of various prestigious awards.


The topic of her talk is

Organized Crime: In the time of Covid-19 Pandemic.


During this presentation, we will explore some notable cases where organized criminal groups capitalize on legitimate businesses struggling with economic downturns and government regulations. We will also examine recent natural disasters, and societal conflict situations used by organized crime groups as a gateway to conceal illegal activities.

About the series
Meet the Experts is a series of events organised by the European Forensic Institute to bring together professionals and students in the field of forensic science. In this series, we aim to introduce interested parties to the many aspects of Forensic Sciences including Digital Forensics, Forensic Engineering, Intelligence, Fraud, Counterfeiting, Crime Scene Investigation and more. Our guests will be speaking about various topics related to their field covering their everyday work, industry best practices, forensic innovation, cutting-edge technology and more.

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