In this engaging talk, Black, now an academic, reveals the best way to rob a bank — from the inside.
William Black is a former bank regulator who’s seen firsthand how banking systems can be used to commit fraud,
and how “liar's loans” and other tricky tactics led to the 2008 US banking crisis that threatened the international economy.
William Black is an associate professor of economics and law at UMKC.
He has held many prestigious positions, including executive director for Fraud Prevention.
He recently helped the World Bank develop anti-corruption initiatives and served as an expert for OFHEO in its enforcement action against Fannie Mae's former senior management.
He is a criminologist and former financial regulator.