> Webinar: Completing the New SAR Line-by-Line: Crimes, People & Narratives

Thursday, October 11, 2012
3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
4:30 PM


Although the new SAR brings many new investigation challenges, it also provides much more information to the law enforcement community. As you use the new SAR, many questions will emerge about the people, the crimes, and the narratives. This webinar will break down the new SAR with a line-by-line look at your responsibilities to complete the SAR, understand the red flags that indicate certain types of crimes, and how to build the best SAR to help law enforcement deter and detect financial crimes. The webinar will make you completely confident of your ability to take a red flag, complete an investigation, and translate your hard work onto this new report.


  • Line-by-line review of the SAR
  • Ins and outs of joint filings
  • How to build continuing activity SARs on the new form
  • Who is a subject? Can there be more than one? Is it possible to have no subject and still file a SAR?
  • Understanding the crime – structuring, terrorist financing, fraud, money laundering, identification/documentation, mortgage fraud, and all other crime sections of the new SAR
  • A look at insiders and how to report a SAR on insider activity
  • How to build documentation and how long to retain documentation.
  • Who can I give the SAR to and what documentation goes with it?
  • Where did the activity occur? Branch issues and working with other financial institutions
  • Finding your RSSD #
  • How to complete the 24 bullet requirements of the new narrative – what can go into the attachment and where


This informative session will be useful for BSA officers and staff, compliance officers, security officers, and any staff involved in investigations.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER – Deborah L. Crawford, gettechnical inc

Deborah Crawford is the President of gettechnical inc., a Baton Rouge-based firm, specializing in the education of financial institutions across the nation. Her 27+ years of experience began at Hibernia National Bank in New Orleans. She graduated from Louisiana State University with both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

Debbie specializes in the education of financial institution employees and officers in the area of deposit account laws, new account documentation, insurance, complex compliance regulations, and IRAs.

PLEASE NOTE: Your registration fee allows you to have one telephone connection. However, as many people as you like may listen from your office speaker phone.  If you register for the webinar, your registration fee also includes one internet connection from a single computer terminal.


The LIVE WEBINAR option allows you to have one telephone connection for the audio portion and one Internet connection (from a single computer terminal) to view online visuals as the presentation is delivered. You may have as many people as you like listen from your office speaker phone.  Registrants receive a toll-free number and pass code that will allow entrance to the seminar. The session will be approximately 90 minutes, including question and answer sessions. Seminar materials, including instructions, pin number, and handouts will be emailed to you prior to the broadcast. You will need the most current version of Adobe Reader available free at www.adobe.com.

Can't attend the live webinar?  The ON-DEMAND WEB LINK** is a recording of the live event including audio, visuals, and handouts. We even provide the presenter's email address so you may ask follow-up questions. Approximately 1 week prior to the webinar, you will receive an email with the web link. This web link can be viewed anytime 24/7, beginning 6 business days AFTER the webinar and will expire 6 months after the live program date.  But there's more . . . AS AN ADDED BONUS, you will also receive a FREE audio/visual CD ROM.* The CD ROM includes the original audio/visual presentation, the question and answer sessions, and the handouts. Use the on-demand link or this "off-the-shelf" training program for those that could not attend the live seminar and for future training.

*CD Rom for PC use only
**All materials are subject to copyright and intended for your credit union's use only.

NEW! Listen on your iPad, iPhone, or Android. Instructions will be emailed to you with the on-demand link.

$199.00 Webinar per connection
$199.00 Archived On-Demand Web Link & Free CD ROM
$249.00 Both Live Webinar & Archived On-Demand Web Link & Free CD ROM

TIME: 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

To register and pay by check, email mzelinsky@njcul.org and your credit union will be invoiced. To register and pay online, click here