"Our firm is looking to grow and expand our forensic accounting department, so I'm looking to learn how we can develop our program and reach out to other companies to make connections." — Robert Valker, CFE, CRCP, Capital Forensics, Inc.Read More
I’ve attended four ACFE Global Fraud Conferences as an ACFE staff member, and every year I end up writing something about changing technology. The updates, improvements and technological advancements seem endless.
And here again I found myself in Keith Elliott’s Pre-Conference session as he emphasized how important it is for anti-fraud professionals to hold themselves to a higher level of accountability during investigations when using social media and new technology.Read More
"Having the first women's networking event is a huge step forward into our century for the ACFE. More and more we need to identify and support the women that are in the anti-fraud profession, specifically an industry that once was comprised of all men. In some countries women are still climbing their way into this industry, and as women of the ACFE, we need to support them." — Leah D. Lane, CFE, Chair of the ACFE's Board of RegentsRead More
Almost seven years ago, I attended my first ACFE Global Fraud Conference after working at the ACFE for one week. To say I was nervous would be a gross understatement. I am typically a very outgoing person (some would say too outgoing with my opinions), but when I am in a group of people I don’t know or am somewhat intimidated by, I curl up in a tiny ball like a roly poly. I was determined to not let my default ways get the best of me, and I knew that my new role at the ACFE would be tested by the way I handled myself in group settings. So, with weak knees and some self-made confidence, I stepped off the plane in Washington, D.C. to face the beast that is the largest anti-fraud conference in the world.Read More
Made up of artifacts, memorabilia, documents and other pieces of fraud history collected by ACFE founder and Chairman Dr. Joseph T. Wells, CFE, CPA, this year’s Traveling Fraud Museum at the 28th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference displays some of fraud’s most nefarious villains and the heroes that brought these characters to justice.Read More
Former Director of FinCEN Jennifer Shasky Calvery, investigative journalist Andrew Jennings, former FBI agent Eric O’Neill and other experts will address more than 3,000 anti-fraud professionals gathering for the 28th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference in Nashville, June 18-23.