International Fraud Awareness Week is an opportunity for anti-fraud professionals and communities to come together to look at how far reaching the effects of fraud can be. Here are some examples of events that Fraud Week supporters held during Fraud Week 2016.
Sponsored by the ACFE Twin Cities Chapter
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. CST
White Collar Crimes - SA Jared Kary of the FBI will share fraud trends while revealing aspects of some of Minnesota's most notable frauds in the recent past. He will also identify how the FBI’s White Collar Crimes Division functions and what partnership opportunities exist. He will also identify what types of white collar cases the FBI will support and how to access other resources if the loss thresholds don’t meet their threshold for the private sector.Investigating the Crime of Financial Exploitation of Vulnerable Adults - Dave Rikhus, Detective with Olmsted County Sheriff's office, will discuss the definition of a vulnerable adult under MN statute, how to obtain various means of financial and other types of records, and what is looked for as evidence in a vulnerable adult investigation.
Sponsored by ACFE Zambia Chapter & Mwebantu
The local Zambia chapter has embarked on a fraud awareness and sensitization discussion program online, on radio and television including print media. A number of articles explaining what is fraud, how to recognize and combat it are being written and circulated by members.
Sponsored by Utica College
7 p.m. - 8 p.m. EST
Register now for this complimentary webinar featuring Don Rebovich, Professor and expert on financial crime, fraud and compliance management. Prof. Rebovich presents his extensive research on financial crimes against the elderly. He will discuss the trends and patterns of these heinous crimes, the significant impact on this vulnerable population, and recommendations for regulatory and enforcement efforts to educate and prevent this elderly abuse. In celebration of Fraud Week, Utica College will waive the application fees to our Fraud and Financial Crime programs during Nov 13 - 19, 2016.
Sponsored by Summit Consulting Ltd & the ACFE Uganda Chapter
The bottleneck is always at the top of the bottle. To open the bottle, you first remove the bottleneck. Likewise, the top at the top has a huge impact on the success of any anti-fraud agenda. Does the board and senior management condone fraud behaviors? In this 2 hour talk, ACFE Uganda Chapter team, lead by the Chapter President, Mustapha B Mugisa, examine the role of the board and senior management in establishing effective anti-fraud and good governance program. This is one of a series of events by the local chapter during the 2016 .
Sponsored by Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Small businesses should be aware that they need internal controls to reduce the probabilities of the occurrence of internal fraud. Unfortunately, implementing these controls in a small business can be a challenging task. However with a bit of creativity, even those businesses with one employee can put controls in place to help prevent, detect and deter fraud. This presentation is a group seminar designed to educate small business owners about the type of fraud that exists, how to put controls in place and how to recognize frauds as they occur. Several real life cases will also be discussed. To Register:
Sponsored by the IIA Barbados Chapter
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
The IIA Barbados Chapter will be holding a two day conference focusing on the different faces of fraud including insurance and banking fraud.
Sponsored by the Heartland ACFE Chapter
8:00 a.m. - 5:50 p.m. CST
Come hear from James D. Ratley, CFE, President of the ACFE, Shane Knopp of the US Marshalls Service and Anthony Peterson of the FBI at the Heartland ACFE Chapter's 2016 Fraud Week Seminar in Omaha, Nebraska. Find out more
information about registration, speaker schedules and accommodations here. This seminar will count towards 2 CPE credits for behavioral ethics, 2 CPE credits for informational technology and 2 CPE credits for specialized knowledge.
Sponsored by the ACFE Indonesia Chapter
We are working together with the University Indonesia Depok West Java Indonesia to host an introduction to investigation to public institution fraud.
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