Subject Matter: National Crime Prevention Council – “Taking Action: An Advocate’s Guide to Assisting Victims of Financial Fraud”; “Investment Fraud Prevention Strategies”; “The Psychology of a Scam”; “Targeting Investment Fraud”; “Understanding Financial Fraud Victimology, Risk Factors, and Psychological Impact” (Three Credits)
The National Crime Prevention Council has initiated a Webinar Series focused on Investment Fraud Prevention. Retirement Board members may access the site by going to www.ncpc.org/ and clicking on “Programs”. On that page, click on “Investment Fraud Prevention Program” in the green box on the left. This will bring you to the page entitled Investment Fraud Prevention Program. On that page, click on “Webinar Series” in the green box.
This will bring you to the presentations listed above. In order to complete the program and receive credits the retirement board member must watch the presentation “Taking Action: An Advocate’s Guide to Assisting Victims of Financial Fraud” and download and review the presentations pertaining to “Investment Fraud Prevention Strategies”, “The Psychology of a Scam”, “Targeting Investment Fraud” and “Understanding Financial Fraud Victimology, Risk Factors, and Psychological Impact”.
Retirement board members can confirm participation in the offerings by the Inspector General, Ethics Commission, Attorney General, and NCPC by filing an affidavit with the Commission or, in the event a certificate of completion is issued by the organization, submitting a copy of that certification to PERAC. After completing the course fill out the Affidavit available at http://www.mass.gov/perac/training/Training_Affidavit.pdf and fax or mail to PERAC, attention Tom O’Donnell at TJODonnell@per.state.ma.us.