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Cyber Crime & Fraud Protection Talk
19th September 2019 19:30 - 20:30Free
The Wixams Community Group has invited Sean O’Neil of Bedfordshire Police to talk to the community about cyber crime and fraud protection. Sean will discuss some of the current threats, the cost to individuals and to the UK economy, and will include some information about recent cases of real loss. You can find out how to better protect yourself and loved ones from this new form of crime can have a devastating impact on people.
Sean O’Neil L.Lb (Hon); MSyl; has extensive law enforcement experience having served for 30 years in UK Police service. He was a fully qualified ‘Senior Investigating Officer’ (SIO), with vast experience in dealing with ‘Critical incidents’ and serious organised crime. These included Murder, kidnap, extortion, product contamination; and wider reputational incidents such as Slavery, large scale frauds and internal matters. He carried out investigations in several other countries and also prosecuted overseas; by assisting foreign Courts and Governmental bodies.
Sean became an investigations manager role for a large ecommerce company; heading an internal investigation unit, investigating serious & organised crime attacks on the company from supply chain, transportation, internal staff, vendors and customers. He investigated large-scale counterfeit allegations and high end Cyber enabled crime such as fraud on the company.
Sean is now tasked to provide cyber security and fraud advice to business; to help prevent cybercrime attacks and bring companies together to learn and tackle cyber enabled crime.