Are You Liable? Forgeries, Remotely Created/Deposited Items, Fraudulent ACH, Unauthorized Electronic Withdrawals & More

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StreamedFeb 7, 2024Duration90 minutes
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Scams, schemes, stings, deceptions, cons. Whatever they’re called, it all boils down to fraud!

Financial fraud is rampant, can come in many forms, be consumer or commercial, and is causing increasing losses for financial institutions. What’s more, the numerous applicable laws are mindboggling. Attend this timely webinar to learn how to deal with each type of fraud and reduce your institution’s liability.
  • Distinguish which party is liable for each type of fraud situation, including ODFIs and RDFIs for ACH fraud
  • Determine when your institution must reimburse an accountholder
  • Explain what can and can’t be required of accountholders when investigating account fraud
  • Understand your institution’s liability for forgeries
  • Explain what constitutes an unauthorized electronic withdrawal


Account fraud has caused staggering losses to financial institutions and continues to increase. Your institution’s liability for forged checks, ACH fraud, remotely created and deposited items, and unauthorized electronic items varies depending on the type of fraud, how it occurred, and whether it was a consumer or commercial account. This webinar will explain which law applies in each type of account fraud situation, your institution’s liability, and how to reduce liability risk.


This informative session will be useful to deposit operations personnel and managers, tellers, compliance staff, new accounts personnel, security officers, fraud investigators, attorneys, and auditors.


  • Chart listing each type of account fraud situation, which law applies, and who is liable
  • Employee training log
  • Interactive quiz
  • PDF of slides and speaker’s contact info for follow-up questions
  • Attendance certificate provided to self-report CE credits

NOTE: All materials are subject to copyright. Transmission, retransmission, or republishing of any webinar to other institutions or those not employed by your institution is prohibited. Print materials may be copied for eligible participants only.


"One of the best webinars I have attended."
- Louise, ChoiceOne Bank

"I loved that there were examples of the different types of check fraud. This made it easier to understand what constitutes each type."
-Beverly, Plumas Bank

"Elizabeth was amazing. So easy to follow and I learned so much just due to this presentation. She made it so much more understandable. These are very confusing issues and very hard to deal with right now as fraud is running rampant. Thank you Elizabeth."
- Cyndy, Hiawatha National Bank

"We are experiencing an increase in fraudulent checks and card disputes over the last year. The webinar explained real scenarios we may encounter, and the handouts provide an excellent reference."
- Tracy, BLC Community Bank

"The info was great. There is so much fraud happening right now its hard to keep up with who is responsible for what. Very timely."
- Regina, Sharon Bank

Presented By

Elizabeth Fast, JD & CPAElizabeth Fast
Spencer Fane LLP