Your Michigan Bankers Association has gathered many resources for you to utilize regarding fraud prevention at your bank. Please check out the resources below!




  • MBA Fraud Webinar with Paul Benda: The webinar discussion covered crucial topics such as fraud in the context of COVID-19 impacts, emerging fraud trends (Ransomware, P2P Bank Impersonation, Check Fraud), and the associated risks of Artificial Intelligence (AI). To access the webinar recording click on the provided link here. For the passcode, please contact Alyssa Bouchard at abouchard@michigan.bank

  • ElderSafe Money Management Webinar Series: The ElderSAFE™ Center is hosted a Money Management Webinar Series that focuses on preventing elder financial exploitation. The program defined elder financial abuse and exploitation and discuss cyber frauds, online dating frauds, technical support frauds, investment frauds, and mortgage closing frauds.
  • Graduate School of Banking - Technology Security School: Online bank fraud has been described as epidemic, with numbers that are staggering — it’s estimated that U.S. banks lose $1.5 billion to phishing attacks annually. Consider also that mobile devices are now ubiquitous and hackers are getting ever-more sophisticated in their ability to gain access to sensitive data and it’s clear that there is a need for proactive IT security offense and defense to stop attacks including phishing, malware, coordinated denial of service attacks, hacktivist breeches and more. The threats to the banking sector are multiple and significant — both financially and reputationally. Today’s bank customer is rightfully concerned about online banking fraud and studies show that the majority of customers would change banks if they became a victim of fraud at their current institution. Security breeches not only cost significant dollars, but they also destroy erode consumer trust. Being proactive is key. Learn more.

  • SBS Institute is a leading provider of cybersecurity education in the financial industry. We are uniquely dedicated to delivering quality, industry-specific education to financial institutions to empower clients to take security into their own hands. Offerings include:



Every day, thousands of people fall victim to fraudulent calls, emails and texts from scammers pretending to be from their bank. We want to change that.

The #BanksNeverAskThat national award-winning campaign is returning for its fourth year. We’re coming back with all-new videos, social media graphics, a refreshed website and more – including resources in Spanish, and a Spanish language website! And that’s not all – you spoke up, and we listened. In 2023, the fan-favorite quiz is back!

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Compliance Alliance has Fraud Resources For Your Bank 
MBA-owned company Compliance Alliance has many resources for your bank regarding fraud and many others. Check out these complimentary webinars: 

A Closer Look Into Altered Checks - 10/2023
How to Deal with Fraudulent Checks - 5/2023

For more information, please contact Jill Verscheure, SVP, MBA Service Corporation to learn more and access more tools.

SBS CyberSecurity, LLC 
SBS CyberSecurity is a premier information security products and services company that focuses exclusively on promoting good security practices for community banks. SBS can assist your bank with designing and maintaining your information security program, or test your program with an information security audit, penetration test, social engineering and other assessments.

Contact: David Edwards
Phone: (605) 923-8722