Contact

William M. Virkler, MBA
Chair of Criminal Justice

(315) 223-2559

Economic Crime and Justice Studies 





Faculty / Staff


Faculty

Suzanne Lynch, M.S.


Professor of Practice - Economic Crime



Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Phone: (315) 223-2455
Office: 211 ECJS Building


Biography


Sue Lynch has extensive experience in risk analysis, fraud control implementation and investigations in the financial services industry. Formerly vice president for security and risk management at MasterCard Worldwide, she has held fraud management positions at Goldman Sachs and Comerica Bank. At Comerica Bank, Lynch had responsibilities for electronic banking fraud for both retail and corporate payments. At Goldman Sachs, she implemented fraud control procedures for retail accounts associated with online brokerage accounts. At MasterCard, one of her many diverse responsibilities included conducting Fraud Operations reviews on banks to determine the levels of existing fraud controls, global fraud investigations and third party processing system risk controls.
 
Lynch has conducted numerous training sessions on fraud detection and investigations for both global law enforcement groups and financial institutions throughout the world. She has also consulted for fraud detection software companies in the New York City area.
 
As Professor of Practice in Economic Crimes at Utica College, she was recently named Director of the Economic Crime Management program and serves as the  Assistant Executive Director of The Economic Crime Institute.

Lynch holds a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Wayne State University and a master’s in Economic Crime Management from Utica College.