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    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 events to look out for during Fraud Week 2017. 

    OCT
    26

    Fraud Awareness I

    Sponsored by Chrystalla Kazara
    October 26th
    Limassol, Cyprus

    The event will cover what constitutes fraud, who can perpetrate fraud, the reasons behind fraudulent acts, possible impacts of fraud on organizations and ways to identify fraud. In addition, the seminar will outline and explain, through discussion and practical examples, the three main types of Occupational Fraud.

    NOV
    8

    Pay it Forward

    Sponsored by NJCPA
    November 8th 12:26-1:25 EST
    425 Eagle Rock Avenue, Suite 100, Roseland, New Jersey

    We will discuss the fulfillment of being an accountant with focus on specializing as a CPA, CIA, CFE et al. We will encourage students to pursue an accounting major in college to get a career which is nearly foolproof in a bad economy. Read more here.

    NOV
    8 & 9   

    Targeting Fraud – Safeguarding Integrity

    Sponsored by the Ohio Inspector General, Franklin University, National White Collar Crime Center, Ohio Ethics Commission, and Ohio Investigators Association
    November 8th and 9th, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST
    1980 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio

    This 2 day conference will examine the investigative process of uncovering fraud and explore a wide spectrum of subjects, including the topics of;
      • Public corruption in the national spotlight: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, & Ray Nagin;
      • An inside look at wine fraud and counterfeit wine;
      • Interviewing fraudsters with an edge;
      • High tech crimes from inside the prison walls;
      • Workers' compensation fraud and the methodology & techniques used by investigators to combat it.

    NOV
    10

    Ethics, Integrity and Fraud Awareness Survey

    Sponsored by the United Nations Office for Project Services
    November 10th 10:00 a.m.
    UNOPS is committed to deterring, detecting and preventing fraud and other misconduct in the performance of its mission and in the conduct of its operations. Internal audit and investigations group (IAIG) in its mandate is responsible for ensuring that UNOPS commitment towards fraud and other misconduct is adhered to. IAIG has undertaken an annual survey since 2012 on "Integrity, Fraud and Ethics Awareness" in order to assess UNOPS employees' perception and attitude towards fraud susceptibility, the corporate culture and the actual impact of UNOPS' existing fraud and risk management programs. It is our desire that the survey will serve as a tool in the fight against fraud and misconduct. These surveys provide a unique perspective and will help UNOPS gauge the progress that the organization have made over the last years, as well as steps UNOPS still need to take to combat effectively fraud and misconduct.

    NOV
    10-22

    Screenings of "All the Queen's Horses" Documentary

    Gene Siskel Film Center
    November 10th-22nd
    Chicago

    Home-grown front-page scandal is dissected in this Kartemquin-produced documentary detailing how the placid farm town of Dixon, Illinois became notorious for the largest case of municipal fraud in U.S. history, thanks to city comptroller Rita Crundwell, a flamboyant, high-living champion horse breeder, who sucked the town dry to the tune of $54 million. From the accidental discovery of the scam by a frightened whistleblower to an inside look at how Crundwell cooked the books and the details of the auctions of high-priced horses and luxury possessions through which Dixon attempted to recoup some of the cash, this chronicle tells all. Director Kelly Richmond Pope is scheduled to appear for audience discussion for most showings. Find tickets here.

    NOV
    13

    Free Webinar: Evolving Trends in Identity Theft 

    Sponsored by Utica College
    November 13th 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. EST
    The number of identity theft and fraud cases committed against individuals and organizations in the U.S results in millions of dollars of damage each year. Don J. Rebovich, Ph.D., Executive Director, Center for Identity Management and Information Protection (CIMIP), presents recent research that deciphers current characteristics of identity crimes, criminals, and victims to help law enforcement proactively combat ID theft and fraud, and enhance the response to reports of victimization. Register here.

    NOV
    13

    2017 International Fraud Week Seminar 

    Sponsored by ACFE Heartland Chapter
    November 13th 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
    UNO Thompson Center, Omaha, NE
    Earn 3 CPE and learn about casino fraud, human trafficking and cybersecurity. Experts Ashley Jones of the Iowa Department of Public Safety, Anna Brewer of the Nebraska Attorney General's Human Trafficking Task Force and David Pollino, SVP and Deputy Chief Security Officer for Bank of the West will speak. Learn more and register here.

    NOV
    13

    How can digitalizing and good leadership protect the company from fraud and corruption?

    Sponsored by the Advokatfirmaet Erling Grimstad AS
    November 13th
    Oslo

    The event will feature speakers from the police, compliance, forensics, fraud and corruption investigators, forensic technology services and more. The event will cover the following topics; lessons learned from the biggest cases of fraud and corruption, how the Norwegian police co-operate with the business environment to protect them from crime, digital tools and techniques to reveal the fraudster, implementing the anti-corruption standard ISO 37001, presentation of a new compliance tool and experiences from compliance education in Denmark. Learn more here (Norwegian only).

    NOV
    13

    Facebook Live- Lunch N Learn: Fraud Happens In Small Businesses 

    Sponsored by By the Book Accounting
    November 13th 12 p.m.
    Join us for this Facebook Live session where will share the facts about Small Business Fraud and how to protect your business. Join here.

    NOV
    13

    Public Information Stand 

    Sponsored by North Ayrshire Council, East Ayrshire Council
    November 13th 10:00-14:00
    Tesco Extra, Kilmarnock (West Shaw Street)
    The aim of these public information stands is to make members of the local community aware of the remit of the Corporate Fraud Team, to give advice on fraud related issues and to advise how members of the public can report suspected fraudulent or corrupt activity.

    NOV
    13

    Workshop

    Sponsored by Global Governance & Investigation; ISSE Institute
    November 13th 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.
    ISSE Institute

    Economics, Social and Business impacts of fraud: Presentation and interactive discussion

    NOV
    13

    FRAUDCOMBAT 

    Sponsored by the OpenThinking Academy
    November 13th
    Burj Club, Burj Khalifa

    The As part of Dubai 30X30 Fitness Challenge and International Fraud Awareness Week, we have organized our innovative and creative OpenThinking Workout on Monday November 13, 6:30 pm. Our workout will be done in the Group Fitness Room of Burj Club in Burj Khalifa. You will enjoy a special 60 minutes workout "FRAUDCOMBAT" for ACFE Members with Marija Nikolic, the best fitness instructor in the UAE. Then after you will relax in the Burj Cafe and drink your fresh detox juice with amazing view to Burj Khalifa while attending a short 30 Minutes lecture about fraud in the fitness world.

    NOV
    14

    ACFE Fraud Week Twitter Chat: You Discovered Fraud- Now What? 

    Sponsored by the ACFE
    November 14th, 11 a.m. CST

    Please join us on Tuesday, November 14, at 11 a.m. CST to participate in our first ever Fraud Week Twitter chat. Our topic is “You discovered fraud — now what?” where we’ll invite participants to share their best tips and methods for handling a fraud once it’s discovered. Follow @TheACFE and use the hashtag #fraudweekchat. Learn more about how Twitter chats work here.

    NOV
    14

    Taking Action Against Fraud 

    Sponsored by Ocean Business Solutions
    November 14th, 8 a.m.
    YMCA Camp Elphinstone
    Cybersecurity fraud workshop for small business, sponsored by the Gibsons and District Chamber of Commerce. The workshop will feature presentations on: Credit Cards & You, what every small business nees to know, Small business Fraud Prevention and Managed Network Security for Small Business.

    NOV
    14-17

    Annual Training Conference in Orlando Florida

    Sponsored by the NHCAA
    November 14th-17th

    The NHCAA Institute for Health Care Fraud Prevention's Annual Training Conference (ATC) is recognized as the single-most important health care anti-fraud event, spotlighting trends and emerging schemes. The ATC brings together the industry's leaders to share information on best practices to detect, investigate, prosecute and prevent fraud, waste and abuse. Attend the ATC and participate in pre-conference workshops, keynote sessions, and concurrent sessions designed to provide the latest tools and techniques for fighting fraud and information on emerging trends for successful fraud prevention. Participate in sessions that's designed to enhance your investigate skills and earn necessary Continuing Education credits supporting a number of designations. Mark your calendar and plan to join the over 1,300 health care anti-fraud professionals and federal, state and local law enforcement officials who gather each year at this unique forum.

    NOV
    14

    Public Information Stand 

    Sponsored by North Ayrshire Council, East Ayrshire Council
    November 14th 10:00-14:00
    Dalmellington Area Centre
    The aim of these public information stands is to make members of the local community aware of the remit of the Corporate Fraud Team, to give advice on fraud related issues and to advise how members of the public can report suspected fraudulent or corrupt activity.

    NOV
    14

    Getting the Truth 

    Sponsored by Maner Costerisan
    November 14th 11 a.m.
    Lansing, Michigan Helping you differentiate truth from deception and how to ask the right question, the right time, the right way.

    NOV
    15

    Business Owners Forum on Small Business Prevention

    Sponsored by the Southeast Fraud Investigation Services, LLC
    November 15th, 12-1 p.m. EST
    Lake Mary, Florida

    Attend our Business Owners Forum on Small Business Fraud Prevention, Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Shula’s 347 Grill in Lake Mary and enjoy a complimentary lunch while you learn how to prevent a devastating loss to your business. Reserve your place at the table. A limited number of seats are available.

    NOV
    15

    Fraud Prevention in Your Business

    Sponsored by Special Investigations with Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce
    November 15th, 5-6:30 p.m. EST
    Chantilly, Virginia

    Special Investigations presents - free of charge in affiliation with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce for International Fraud Awareness Week: Fraud Prevention in Your Business. Complimentary Wine Bar and Light Fare. Reservations are required.

    NOV
    15

    Red Flags Human Trafficking

    Sponsored by ACFE Heartland Chapter
    November 15th, 4-7 p.m. EST
    UNO Mammel Hall, Omaha, NE

    Come out to hear Stephanie Olson with The Set Me Free Project speak on Human Trafficking from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM. Kid-friendly event with fingerprint kits available. 1 hour of FREE CPE!! We will also be collecting donations of professional business clothing. Special Guests Include: The Set Me Free Project, Certified Therapy Dogs, Boys Town Police Department and FBI Citizen's Academy Alumni Association.

    NOV
    15

    Free Webinar: Practical Machine Learning Techniques to Combat Fraud, Waste and Abuse

    Sponsored by SAS and the ACFE
    November 15th, 1 p.m. EDT

    This free webinar will cover the lifecycle of machine learning including exploratory analysis, feature engineering, model building, scoring and integration, as well as practical techniques and novel uses of machine learning to combat fraud, waste and abuse. Learn more here.

    NOV
    15

    Fraud Awareness II

    Sponsored by Chrystalla Kazara
    November 15th
    Nicosia, Cyprus

    The event will update participants on the most significant, emerging trends in fraud explaining in‐depth and analyzing each concept through discussion and practical examples. It will mainly cover Cybercrime, Fraud during the Procurement Cycle, Fraud in the Insurance and Health Care Sectors, Identity Theft and Theft of Intellectual Property.

    NOV
    15

    Public Information Stand 

    Sponsored by North Ayrshire Council, East Ayrshire Council
    November 15th 10:00-14:00
    Drongan Medical & Area Centre
    The aim of these public information stands is to make members of the local community aware of the remit of the Corporate Fraud Team, to give advice on fraud related issues and to advise how members of the public can report suspected fraudulent or corrupt activity.

    NOV
    15

    Conference & Debate 

    Sponsored by CMLCP
    November 15th 2:00-5:00 p.m.
    GICAM (Douala-Cameroon)
    Conference for fighting against counterfeit organized by CMLCP, an association of Cameroon' musicians. Global Governance & Investigation will talk about fraud globally with emphasis on counterfeiting.

    NOV
    15

    Facebook Live- Lunch N Learn: The Cost of Complacency 

    Sponsored by By the Book Accounting
    November 15th 12 p.m.
    In this Facebook Live session we will share the cost of fraud and why you cannot afford to be complacent about it. Join here.

    NOV
    16

    ACFE UK Annual Conference 2017

    Sponsored by the ACFE UK Chapter
    November 16th

    Earn eight CPD hours at this year's ACFE UK Chapter Annual Fraud Conference. The event will feature nine subject matter experts delivering presentations on the latest developments in their respective fields. The event will cover topics of interest to all fraud examiners including: ransomware, the work of the City of London Police, FACT, asset tracing, Intelligence and information sharing, The Criminal Finances Act and GDPR and how it will affect your investigations. Learn more here.

    NOV
    16

    Fighting Fraud in the Private and Public Sectors

    Sponsored by Caribbean Consulting Group in association with SMAT Partners Limited
    November 16th, 8.30am to 4.00 pm
    St. Vincent and the Grenadines
    A one day seminar in St. Vincent and the Grenadines covering in topics assets misappropriation - cash schemes (i.e cash larceny and fraudulent disbursements) and non-cash schemes (theft of inventory, equipment and supplies), fraudulent statements in non financial matters such as falsified qualifications and experience and Contract & Procurement Fraud.                             

    NOV
    16

    Soborno privado en Chile: Cambios e impacto de la modificación a la ley 20.393

    Sponsored by Deloitte
    November 16th 8.30 a.m. to 11.00 a.m.
    Centro de Convenciones de Deloitte, Cerro El Plomo 575, Las Condes, Chile
    El próximo jueves 16 de noviembre celebraremos el evento: "Soborno privado en Chile: Cambios e impacto de la modificación a la ley 20.393", en el marco de la adhesión de Deloitte a la campaña mundial International Fraud Awareness Week. Tenemos expositores y panelistas de primer nivel, representando al sector público, privado y no gubernamental. Mayor información del programa disponible en.                              

    NOV
    16

    Webinar on Cyber Fraud

    Sponsored by Danske Bank
    November 16th, 11.00am to 11.30am CET/ 10.00 - 10.30 GMT

    These days, many companies face challenges related to cybercrime, and the topic therefore ranks high on the agenda. International studies show that companies around the world lose an amount equal to 5% of their profit to cyber criminals. Senior Analyst Sune Gabelgaard from Danske Banks fraud unit will give an update on trends in cyber fraud and discuss preventive methods your business may consider.

    Help raise the awareness about cybercrime by participating in this webinar to be held on Thursday, 16 November 2017, from 11.00am to 11.30am CET/ 10.00 - 10.30 GMT. Deadline for registration is 15 November 2017. Register here.

    NOV
    16

    Dinner Meeting for Two Credits in Ethics

    Sponsored by ACFE New Jersey Chapter
    November 16th, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    PSE & G Building, 80 Park Plaza, Newark, New Jersey

    ACFE-NJ is very lucky to welcome Rick Wolf, Esq. to speak on ethics. Rick is a riveting speaker with much ‘real world’ experience. His lat assignment was with HSBC where he was the Chief Ethics Officer and Rick’s legal practice focuses on anti-bribery and corruption and ethics. Find out how to RSVP here.

    NOV
    16

    Awareness Campaign

    Sponsored by Global Governance & Investigation
    November 16th, 6PM to 7:30PM
    IME Institute, Douala, Cameroon

    Powerpoint presentation on fraud (causes and impacts) to undergraduate English speaking students follow by open discussion (Q&A and debate).

    NOV
    16

    Public Information Stand 

    Sponsored by North Ayrshire Council, East Ayrshire Council
    November 16th 10:00-14:00
    Tesco, Bridgend, Kilbirnie
    The aim of these public information stands is to make members of the local community aware of the remit of the Corporate Fraud Team, to give advice on fraud related issues and to advise how members of the public can report suspected fraudulent or corrupt activity.

    NOV
    16

    Facebook Live- Lunch N Learn: The Importance of Fraud Training Programs

    Sponsored by By the Book Accounting
    November 16th 12 p.m.
    In this Facebook Live session we will share several reasons why Fraud Training programs are essential and the key components to implementing them. Join here.

    NOV
    17

    13th Annual Shore Fraud Conference

    Sponsored by the Salisbury University Department of Accounting and Legal Studies
    November 17th 8a.m. to 5p.m.
    Salisbury University, Salisbury, Maryland
    Over 300 professionals will attend the daylong conference and hear from various speakers on topics such as: Detection Deception Misconception, Ethics and the Mindset of the Fraudster, An Examination of Unprecedented Corruption in a Poverty-Stricken Community, and Confessions from Inside - The Collapse of MCI-WorldCom.

    NOV
    17

    International Fraud Awareness Week – Dorset Healthcare drop-in session

    Sponsored by SAFE - Security and Fraud Experts
    November 17th 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
    Dorset Healthcare, Sentinel House, Poole
    SAFE - Security and Fraud Experts continues to support International Fraud Awareness Week (12-18 November 2017). This lunch time drop in session enables staff to access bite-sized fraud prevention advice to protect themselves and Dorset Healthcare from financial abuse including fraud, bribery and corruption.

    NOV
    17

    Fraud: The Way From Prevention to Deterrence

    Sponsored by the Association for Preventing and Countering Frauds
    November 17th

    In Bucharest, the Association for Preventing and Countering Frauds will celebrate International Fraud Awareness Week, 12-18 Nov 2017, with the 3rd edition of their international conference, “ Fraud: The Way from Prevention to Deterrence.” The event gathers specialists from various areas such as: fraud risk, compliance, audit, operational risk, AML and conflict of interests, both private and public sector, from all industries: Banking, Financial, Telco, Energy, Consultancy, Retail, Pharma, etc.

    NOV
    17

    Fraud Awareness II

    Sponsored by Chrystalla Kazara
    November 17th
    Limassol, Cyprus

    The event will update participants on the most significant, emerging trends in fraud explaining in‐depth and analyzing each concept through discussion and practical examples. It will mainly cover Cybercrime, Fraud during the Procurement Cycle, Fraud in the Insurance and Health Care Sectors, Identity Theft and Theft of Intellectual Property.

    NOV
    17

    Public Information Stand 

    Sponsored by North Ayrshire Council, East Ayrshire Council
    November 17th 9:30-12:30
    Saltcoats Town Hall
    The aim of these public information stands is to make members of the local community aware of the remit of the Corporate Fraud Team, to give advice on fraud related issues and to advise how members of the public can report suspected fraudulent or corrupt activity.

    NOV
    17

    Public Information Stand 

    Sponsored by North Ayrshire Council, East Ayrshire Council
    November 17th 13:30-16:30
    Tesco Irvine
    The aim of these public information stands is to make members of the local community aware of the remit of the Corporate Fraud Team, to give advice on fraud related issues and to advise how members of the public can report suspected fraudulent or corrupt activity.

    NOV
    18

    Awareness Campaign

    Sponsored by Global Governance & Investigation
    November 18th, 9AM to 11AM
    IME Institute, Douala, Cameroon

    IFAW video projection on fraud to undergraduate French speaking students and staffs follow by open discussion (Q&A and debate).

    JAN
    10

    Speak Up Investigations - The Pitfalls and Hurdles

    Sponsored by Fraud Business Solutions
    January 10th, 2018 08:30 – 13:00 GMT
    Camden Court Hotel, Dublin

    This event which is the first of its kind in Ireland, is a must-attend seminar is for anybody who is keen to understand developments in management of speak up investigations, speak up strategy, applying and implementing speak up protocols and/or processes. This seminar will look to understand what process should be followed from day one through to closure of a speak up complaint/report.Learn more here

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