Oklahoma Insurance Department, Attorney General's Office Hold Virtual Fraud Conference

Wednesday, July 8th 2020, 5:32 am
By: News On 6

The Oklahoma Insurance Department is partnering with the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office to offer a virtual fraud conference.

The OID said they want to offer a safe option for people to learn more about fraud during the pandemic.

During the virtual conference, they said they will focus on everything from Medicare and healthcare fraud, to cyber scams and relationship scams.

Organizers said the conference will educate Oklahomans on the latest white-collar crimes and provide tips for staying safe.

The Hoodwinked Fraud Conference will consist of four total educational sessions led by speakers such as law enforcement professionals and different people from fraud prevention fields.

The conference will start this Wednesday at 10 a.m., then will continue on the 15th, 22nd and 29th as well.

You can find more information here.

The following is the Oklahoma Insurance Department’s full press release:

The Oklahoma Insurance Department (OID) partnered with the Oklahoma Department of Securities, the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office, the Oklahoma Banker’s Association and AARP Oklahoma to host the Hoodwinked Fraud Conference virtually, beginning July 8, 2020. On Wednesdays, July 8, 15, 22 and 29 at 10 a.m., the Hoodwinked Fraud Conference will offer various fraud-related webinar series, from Medicare and healthcare fraud to relationship scams, cyber scams, investment, banking and securities fraud. 

This conference will educate Oklahomans on the latest white-collar crimes and provide tips for staying safe. This virtual event will consist of four total educational sessions led by speakers with diverse areas of expertise such as state agency directors, law enforcement professionals and individuals from the fraud prevention fields. 

“We are excited to offer our first virtual conference and grateful to our partners who’ve come together to help make this possible,” said Insurance Commissioner Glen Mulready. “In this unprecedented time when fraudsters are taking advantage of fear and uncertainty caused by the pandemic, we are looking to bring our community together and offer sessions that will help Oklahomans protect themselves and their loved ones with new skills, understanding and knowledge.” 

Registration for the event is complimentary and open online at www.oid.ok.gov. Visit here for speaker information and updates about the conference or follow OID’s social media accounts on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter (#DontBeHoodwinked).

If you have questions about other insurance issues, contact the Oklahoma Insurance Department at 1-800-522-0071 or visit our website at https://www.oid.ok.gov.