Huntington Teams Up with FBI Cyber Crimes Expert to Host March 23 Webinar on Fraud Protection

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Corey Collins, an expert from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) cyber crime and technical services unit, and Carla Wilson, a Huntington treasury management product manager, have teamed up to discuss "Protecting Your Company from Fraud" as part of a free one-hour webinar.  The live webinar, which will feature a question and answer period for attendees, will be held on Wednesday, March 23 at 12:30 p.m. ET.

The program will cover the risks that can be found inside and outside a company and ways businesses can prepare to detect and protect against fraud.  

"With three out of four companies reporting attempted or actual fraudulent activities, fraud prevention should be top of mind for all business owners," said Doug Hartsema, treasury management director for Huntington. "We're committed to working with our business customers to ensure they have the very latest tools and services to protect themselves against fraud, and our March 23 webinar is just one way we're doing that."  

To register for the webinar, go to

About Huntington

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is a $54 billion regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Founded in 1866, it provides full-service commercial, small business, and consumer banking services; mortgage banking services; treasury management and foreign exchange services; equipment leasing; wealth and investment management services; trust services; brokerage services; customized insurance brokerage and service programs; and other financial product and services.  The principal markets for these services are Huntington's six-state banking franchise: Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Indiana, West Virginia, and Kentucky.  The primary distribution channels include a banking network of over 600 traditional branches and convenience branches located in grocery stores and retirement centers, and through an array of alternative distribution channels including internet and mobile banking, telephone banking, and over 1,300 ATMs.  Through automotive dealership relationships within its six-state banking franchise area and selected New England states, Huntington also provides commercial banking services to the automotive dealers and retail automobile financing for dealer customers.

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