Scott Ellefson is the head Fraud Investigator for Volkswagen Credit, with 15 years of captive automotive experience. For the last 5 years he has been responsible for detecting, investigating and pursuing fraud cases and has overseen the design of fraud prevention measures for the VW/Audi Financial brands. He works with state, local and federal authorities on cases involving everything from identity theft and synthetic identity to title washing and bank fraud. Scott obtained his CFE, was Co-Chair of the Auto Finance Coalition and has delivered fraud awareness trainings both within his organization and at numerous IAFCI conferences on synthetic identity and credit washing. When he is not actively pursuing a case or educating on fraud, he is spending time with family, chasing after his two sons and baking or cooking in the kitchen.