Human trafficking, a form of modern slavery, is one of the fastest growing criminal activities in the world. It exploits an estimated 45 million .. Read more people a year and generates approximately $150 billion in profits. In this session you will learn the difference between human trafficking and human smuggling, where it happens and most importantly, the good news is that the financial industry can play a part in disrupting this heinous crime. With proper education, knowledge of red flags and victim indicators, and by building strong relationships with law enforcement, the financial industry can help disrupt the problem of modern slavery. Patty Presta Vice President of Professional Development Events WesPay Her responsibilities include training financial institutions through live workshops and webinars, as well as consulting on such topics as ACH origination, risk management, elder financial abuse, human trafficking, and other electronic payment-related issues. Patty has taught at Nacha’s Payments Conferences and Payments Institute and currently sits on Nacha’s AAP Blue Ribbon Panel.
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