Human Trafficking – The Real Cost and Financial Sector Response
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7/20/2017 to 7/21/2017
When: Two Sessions on July 20th and 21st
1:00 - 2:00 PM ET Each Date
Where: Via WebEx

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A Special Two-Part Webinar Series

Presented By Timea Nagy - Human Trafficking Survivor, Author, Educator, Social Advocate

Members complimentary, non-members $50

Despite growing efforts by financial institutions and law enforcement, human trafficking remains a multi-billion dollar criminal industry and a scourge on the lives of an estimated 21 million victims worldwide.

The financial services sector is uniquely positioned to assist in combating human trafficking by unveiling the illicit proceeds that fuel it. In this special two-part webinar, human trafficking survivor, author and social advocate Timea Nagy will take attendees inside the grim world of human trafficking, and provide insights on how to detect and prevent it.

In the first session, Timea will share her story to illustrate the inner workings of human trafficking. After immigrating to Canada in 1998 from Hungary, Timea was held by traffickers and forced to work in the sex industry, before escaping and rebuilding her life.

The second session will offer practical guidance on how financial institutions can implement and augment programs to detect the proceeds of human trafficking. Attendees will learn:

  • Key red flags related that can be used to help identify possible victims and uncover traffickers
  • Guidance and best practices provided by industry associations, advocacy groups and regulators that can assist with training and awareness
  • How institutions can harness information-sharing programs, both between institutions and with law enforcement, to help detect threats and more effectively respond to human trafficking

This two-part series is eligible for 2 CFCS credits.

About the Presenter

Timea Nagy

Human Trafficking Survivor, Author, Speaker, Educator, Social Advocate

Timea Eva Nagy immigrated to Canada 17 years ago. She is a Human Trafficking Survivor, Author, Speaker, Educator, and Social Advocate from Toronto, Canada. Timea’s sex slave nightmare took place in Toronto, Canada after arriving from Budapest, Hungary in 1998 where she was trapped for three months in a sex industry. She managed to escape and started her life all over again. Ten years later, Timea founded Walk With Me, an organization that assists victims of human trafficking and law enforcement. Within the last five years her organization has assisted over 300 victims of human trafficking as well as 39 police agencies. She has trained approximately 10,000 law enforcement personnel (RCMP, FBI, etc.), and has received numerous awards for her work such as the Prime Minister’s Volunteer Award, a Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal, an international award by Free The Slaves, and the National Hero Award.

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