Fraud Expert Detective Dan Creates Short Form Content to Protect Businesses and Consumers
NAPERVILLE, Ill: Media outlets can now help listeners, readers and viewers avoid crimes like identity theft, cybercrime, and hard-hitting security risks through a series of informative, short form features from Detective Dan (a.k.a. fraud prevention and investigation expert Dan Draz).
"The recent Equifax breach is indicative of how everyone is vulnerable to illicit activity these days. Criminals are always finding new ways to steal data, scam, and exploit people, but there are critical, easy-to-implement and proactive measures people and businesses should take to protect themselves," says Draz. "As Detective Dan, my goal is to share this information in short, informative segments, providing Americans piece of mind about personal safety and the security of their sensitive information."
Described as a "PSA on steroids," the Detective Dan radio spots are fast-paced, insightful and exciting 60-second features that are jam-packed with valuable hints and tips—all researched, written, produced and recorded by Draz. In addition to his real-life crime-fighting efforts, Draz spent 10 years as the investigative consultant to 2016 National Radio Hall of Fame inductees "Jeff Detrow, Jerry Cesak and Tommy Sablan," ensuring that Detective Dan features are professionally produced with a compelling soundtrack (original music licensed to Draz) and designed to captivate and engage listeners. Affiliates receive up to 22 spots per month via MP3 upload. Detective Dan covers information on hundreds of topics, but a sampling includes:
•Business issues: industrial espionage, theft of trade secrets, intellectual property, proprietary information, data security, insider threats, embezzlement etc.
•Frauds & scams: involving senior citizens, work from home, con artists, advance fee and romance schemes etc.
•Computer issues: cyberstalking, hacking, viruses, malware, encryption, ransomware, etc.
•Law enforcement issues: scams, alerts, trends, cases, personal protection etc.
•Personal safety (online and in person) for: parents, children and the elderly etc.
•Technology focusing on: devices, wearables, wireless, apps, Bluetooth, data and privacy risks
Detective Dan is the culmination of Draz's experience as a trainer, keynote speaker and consultant on fraud, investigations and cybercrime. He holds an M.S. in Economic Crime Management, a B.S. in Criminal Justice and has been a Certified Fraud Examiner since 1996 working with clients around the globe. Over the years, Draz has interacted with federal law enforcement agencies, investigated and dismantled sophisticated organized crime rings and served as a private sector liaison on multijurisdictional and international fraud cases and security matters. He's also an accomplished subject matter expert in the crime prevention space having been published in industry, trade, online and news media more than 125 times.