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

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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Acting Assistant Attorney General to Outline DOJ White-Collar Crime Priorities at Fraud Summit

Acting Assistant Attorney General to Outline DOJ White-Collar Crime Priorities at Fraud Summit

With the increasingly international nature of business, the U.S. Department of Justice is keeping its eye on white-collar criminals both within and outside the U.S. White-collar criminal schemes seem to have no bounds. "Email, internet, computer intrusions and spoofing schemes, often originating from beyond our borders, are on the uptick,” said acting Assistant Attorney General Kenneth Blanco, J.D.

Blanco will discuss the future of the DOJ’s white-collar crime enforcement at the 2017 ACFE Law Enforcement and Government Anti-Fraud Summit in Washington D.C., October 30.

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OSC Director of Enforcement Jeff Kehoe Stresses Transparency in Regulation

OSC Director of Enforcement Jeff Kehoe Stresses Transparency in Regulation

Director of Enforcement for the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) Jeff Kehoe has recently commented on the aftermath of a short-selling scandal involving Home Capital Group. In response to criticism that OSC had not handled warnings properly, Kehoe told BNN in an interview, "There’s always criticism of the regulators when they’re in the middle of a matter and I think the proof is in the pudding, that what we saw is a successful resolution of the matter."

Kehoe will be addressing attendees at the largest anti-fraud conference in Toronto, Canada, Oct. 29-Nov. 1 at the 2017 ACFE Global Fraud Conference Canada.

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