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Training Helps Police Respond to Victims of Transnational Elder Fraud


An online 2-hour course is now available on-demand (registration is required). Learn more.

Register for the OVC-funded Responding to Transnational Elder Fraud - A Victim-Centered Approach for Law Enforcement virtual training.

This free, 1-day training course provides criminal justice practitioners in the United States with information to assist older victims of fraud perpetuated in multiple jurisdictions via phone or the Internet.

The training

 offers background information on transnational fraud and tips for identifying and interviewing older victims through a trauma-informed lens. It highlights resources that should be provided to victims, along with resources for law enforcement, including agencies that can offer multidisciplinary support to investigations.

Space is limited, so register today.

Date: Thursday, June 16, 2022
Time: 9:00–5:00 p.m., eastern time

Learn more and register

The training is hosted by NW3C, an organization that provides a nationwide support system for law enforcement and regulatory agencies involved in the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of economic and high-tech crime.

In FY 2020, OVC awarded NW3C with funding to provide training and technical assistance to improve the identification of victims of identify elder fraud, detect schemes perpetrated against those victims to address potential further victimization, and provide an improved law enforcement response when a victim is identified.

Through an FY 2018 OVC grant, NW3C created the Victim-Centered Solutions to Elder Exploitation online course. This interactive, 10-module training guides professionals through promising practices to detect, respond to, and support victims of elder financial exploitation.

Date Published: May 10, 2022