Sep 11

Charisma or Con? Taken For A Ride

This is the audio portion of our 9-18-14 Community Event. We couldn’t video tape, because these FBI agents are often under deep cover.

Panelists Barbara Daly and Kathleen Diskin, special agents for the FBI who supervised the squad that arrested Madoff and investigated the depth of his scheme, gave us some surprising insight about the case, and about the new era of psychological research that followed. They were joined by Ginny Brown, founder of SEEK Safely to expose the nature of white-collared criminals and their victims, as well as frauds that take place in the 14 billion dollar self help industry.

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<li style=”text-align: left;”>The <a title=”G-women bring a unique view of the con mind.” href=”” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>FBI</a> perspective</li>
<li style=”text-align: left;”>The <a title=”From the eyes of a ‘victim'” href=”” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>Self Help Industry</a> perspective</li>
<li style=”text-align: left;”>A <a title=”She smelled a rat!” href=”” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>participants story</a> of her family being scammed</li>