LinkedIn is a great business tool for professionals. It is the digital business card, Rolodex and Who’s Who all rolled in to one. It helps us connect and stay connected, find new opportunities and find new talent. Those are its good points. The dark side to LinkedIn, and other professional social media sites, is that it is becoming a scammer’s playground where fake personas, fake opportunities, and identity theft and phishing scams are becoming more prevalent and more creative.
Read the full article as published by Ryan Hubbs, CFE, CIA, CCEP, CCSA, PHR, President, Houston ACFE Chapter.
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Real Estate and Mortgage Institute of Canada Inc.
In the industry’s mortgage brokering sector he is a licensed mortgage broker and has been a partner at a successful mortgage brokerage, manager at two national brokerages, principal broker at a commercial brokerage, founder of a mortgage investment corporation, and is owner and principal broker of his own boutique brokerage.
As an educator, Mr. White has been educating the mortgage industry since 1996.During his 14 years at Seneca College he was a professor and program coordinator and is currently President of the Real Estate and Mortgage Institute of Canada Inc. (REMIC).Mr. White has developed several courses for Seneca College, including the first mortgage broker education program in Ontario,as well as the mortgage agent course.He has written two textbooks used in the mortgage industry and by over 20 Ontario colleges with over twenty thousand copies in print, in addition to several business focused books and e-books. He has instructed over fifteen thousand students and in 2003 won the Excellence Award for teaching and leadership excellence at Seneca College.He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org