When We Tell Lies, We Leak the Truth

When We Tell Lies, We Leak the Truth

Do you think you can detect lies? Cliff Lansley thinks you should go one step further and detect the truth.

“Some people call me a professional lie detector. I prefer to use the phrase ‘truth detector’ because when people tell lies, they leak the truth,” said Lansley, body language expert and CEO of the Emotional Intelligence Academy (EIA) and managing director of Paul Ekman International. Lansley was the keynote speaker during Monday's working lunch session.

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Using Social Media to Give You an Edge in Investigations

Using Social Media to Give You an Edge in Investigations

A quick search on my social media networks would tell you where I work, who my family members are, where I went to college and who my 5 year-old claims to be her “boyfriend.” Yes, social media is full of seemingly useless information like cat memes and time-lapsed cooking videos. But, what if all of those small, meaningless pieces of information added up to something bigger?

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If You Build a Hotline, Will They Call? Not Necessarily.

If You Build a Hotline, Will They Call? Not Necessarily.

“How many whistleblowers did the Feds ignore? In the Wells Fargo case, about 700.” After reading this headline from an April 2017 USA Today article, would you feel more or less inclined to report misconduct in your company? Did the practices at Wells Fargo discourage or encourage people in the future to come forward? Not feeling heard or even formally acknowledged were just a couple of the examples Ryan Hubbs shared in his session, “Why No One Calls: Top 10 Factors Leading to Hotline Distrust” today at the ACFE Global Fraud Conference.

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Calvery Encourages Courageous Cooperation Among Sectors

Calvery Encourages Courageous Cooperation Among Sectors

“I encourage each … of you to be bold, try new methods and techniques, and be willing to fail now so you can succeed later,” said Jennifer Shasky Calvery, Global Head of Financial Crime Threat Mitigation (FCTM) at the global bank, HSBC, during the opening session on Monday, June 19. The ACFE presented Calvery with The Cressey Award for a lifetime of achievement in the detection and deterrence of fraud.

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The Art of the Interview

The Art of the Interview

Every day we make connections with other people. People we know and those we’re meeting for the first time. Family, friends, colleagues, the cashiers in the grocery store and very often in my case, the coffee barista early in the morning. Maintaining interpersonal relationships is surely an important key to personal growth, happiness and even career advancement.

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