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TransUnion's Diane Terry Elected Vice President of the International Association of Financial Crime Investigators.



CHICAGO -- TransUnion, a leading global information solutions company, today announced that Diane Terry, senior director of the company's Fraud Victim Assistance Department (FVAD), has been elected vice president of the International Association of Financial Crime Investigators (IAFCI IAFCI International Association of Financial Crime Investigators ).

IAFCI is a non-profit international organization that provides services and an environment within which information about financial fraud, fraud investigation and fraud prevention methods is collected, exchanged and taught. The announcement was made at the organization's annual conference entitled en·ti·tle  
tr.v. en·ti·tled, en·ti·tling, en·ti·tles
1. To give a name or title to.

2. To furnish with a right or claim to something:
 "The New Untouchables untouchables: see Harijans.

Untouchables

lowest caste in India; social outcasts. [Ind. Culture: Brewer Dictionary, 1118]

See : Banishment
: On the Trail of Fraud," which is occurring this week at Chicago's Downtown Marriott.

Terry has served as treasurer of the IAFCI for the past four years. In her new two-year role as vice-president, she will lead the Certified See certification.  Financial Crimes Investigator Program, which IAFCI partners with Utica College Utica College (or UC) is located in Utica, New York. The history of the college dates back to the 1930s when Syracuse University began offering extension courses in the Utica area.  to offer certification to fraud detection and prevention professionals worldwide. Terry also will be involved with many of IAFCI's member committees, a great deal of which she has served on throughout the years.

"I am honored to be selected for this position," said Terry. "At TransUnion, we are dedicated to being part of the solution when it comes to combating financial crimes. In this new role, I am looking forward to extending this dedication to others within the investigative community."

TransUnion also is integrally involved in this week's IAFCI annual conference. In addition to being an event sponsor, members of TransUnion are co-leading a session that will focus on the importance of law enforcement reports and affidavits in the investigative process.

About Diane Terry

Terry joined TransUnion in 1973 and co-founded the company's FVAD in 1992. She is one of the nation's foremost authorities on financial crimes. During her more than 23 years in this field, she has played a key role in numerous major fraud investigations; advised federal, state and local law enforcement agencies A law enforcement agency (LEA) is a term used to describe any agency which enforces the law. This may be a local or state police, federal agencies such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) or the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). ; taught courses on financial crimes; and written extensively on the subject of credit fraud and identity theft.

About TransUnion

TransUnion is a leading global information solutions company that customers trust as a business intelligence partner and commerce facilitator. TransUnion offers a broad range of financial products and services that enable customers to manage risk and capitalize on Cap´i`tal`ize on`   

v. t. 1. To turn (an opportunity) to one's advantage; to take advantage of (a situation); to profit from; as, to capitalize on an opponent's mistakes s>.
 market opportunities. The company uses leading-edge technology coupled with extensive analytical analytical, analytic

pertaining to or emanating from analysis.


analytical control
control of confounding by analysis of the results of a trial or test.
 capabilities to combat fraud and facilitate credit transactions between businesses and consumers across multiple markets. Founded in 1968, Chicago-based TransUnion employs 4,100 associates that support clients in 29 countries. Visit us at www.transunion.com.
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