Executive Director of Europol, Investigative Journalist and a Convicted Fraudster to Speak in Las Vegas

Executive Director of Europol, Investigative Journalist and a Convicted Fraudster to Speak in Las Vegas

Rob Wainwright, Executive Director of Europol, will join Clare Rewcastle Brown, the investigative journalist who exposed 1MDB, convicted fraudster* Ryan Homa and others as speakers at the 29th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference in Las Vegas June 17-22.

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Certified Fraud Examiners Receive High Praise at 2017 LEGA Summit

Certified Fraud Examiners Receive High Praise at 2017 LEGA Summit

EVENT RECAP

On Jan. 19, 2017, The Western Union Company (Western Union) agreed to forfeit $586 million and admitted to criminal violations including willfully failing to maintain an effective anti-money laundering program and aiding and abetting wire fraud. A U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation uncovered hundreds of millions of dollars being sent to China in structured transactions designed to avoid the reporting requirements of the Bank Secrecy Act, and much of the money was sent to China by illegal immigrants to pay their human smugglers.

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Organizations Around the World Take a Proactive Approach to Tackling Fraud for Fraud Week 2017

Organizations Around the World Take a Proactive Approach to Tackling Fraud for Fraud Week 2017

Hundreds of organizations, such as AIG, Maersk and Voya have pledged their support to spread fraud awareness during International Fraud Awareness Week, November 12-18, 2017. Fraud Week was founded by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), and is an opportunity for organizations and individuals to focus time, energy and resources into educating employees and community members about fraud.

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3 Countries, 3 Murders and 1 CFE's Determination to Speak for Those Who Can't Speak for Themselves

3 Countries, 3 Murders and 1 CFE's Determination to Speak for Those Who Can't Speak for Themselves

CONFERENCE RECAP

Jeff Filliter was working at a bank in Canada when he was flown to Mexico City to investigate the murder of a 41-year-old branch manager who was last seen entering the back seat of a black Jaguar after work a few days earlier. What Filliter, a CFE and investigator of more than 40 years, relayed to attendees at the 2017 ACFE Fraud Conference Canada in Toronto earlier this month was a story straight out of a Netflix series. The six-year, multijurisdictional fraud and money laundering investigation is also the subject of Filliter’s newly released book, The Shallowest of Men.

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