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HERE IS WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY
Consumer educations helps to reduce all fraud that can include:
Mail Theft, Check Fraud, Malware, New Account Fraud, Account Takeover, Identity Theft and Elder Exploitation.
"Financial institutions should implement an enhanced customer education to increase awareness of the fraud risk and effective techniques customers can use to mitigate the risk."
"Consumer education is critical...Publish details of localized scams via online banking websites. Scam alerts can be powerful tools in educating your client base."
"FinCEN strongly supports efforts to raise awareness of elder abuse -particularly financial exploitation of the elderly."
"Develop and distribute fraud prevention resources and conduct outreach."
Department of Justice
"One easy way to curb this fraud is through more education and awareness."
"Develop an awareness framework that challenges, educates and empowers your customers and employees to be part of the human firewall."
"Teach your older members: When fraud comes knocking, don't answer."
"The FDIC encourages financial institutions, government agencies, consumer organizations, educators, the media, and anyone else to help make the tips and information in FDIC Consumer News widely available."
American Banking Association
"The banking industry should leverage anti-fraud resources to help customers protect themselves."
Financial Services Roundtable
"Employee and customer education is the key...the problem many institutions face, however, relates to lacking resources and dedicated support for truly integrated educational campaigns and programs."
United States Postal Inspector Service
"Armed with the right knowledge, almost anyone can recognize a fraudulent scheme and make the right decision to stay away."
UK National Cyber Security Centre
"People are often seen as the weakest link when it comes to cyber security, but that must change."