ACFE Annual Conference Career Connection Resources: Why You Should Take Advantage of Onsite Experts

One of the most valuable offerings for Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference attendees is access to the onsite career strategists as well as employer representatives in the Career Connection. These professionals have decades of experience understanding what hiring managers are looking for in candidates to fill open positions and provide onsite personal consultations for conference attendees in several key areas: cover letter and résumé reviews, LinkedIn profile reviews, interview tips, professional brand development, and ways to promote expertise through social media.

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ACFE Night at Camden Yards

ACFE Night at Camden Yards

One of the aspects of the ACFE Global Fraud Conference that I most enjoy are the personal relationships that I have developed over the years. Talking shop and learning from the work experiences of your colleagues is one thing. But actually getting to socialize with them over a cold beverage is a great way to make connections and build lasting bonds.

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Special Opportunity: Spirit of Baltimore Cruise

Special Opportunity: Spirit of Baltimore Cruise

The Maryland Chapter is thrilled that the 26th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference is being held in Baltimore this June. We are proud and excited to show off Baltimore’s charm and beauty to three -thousand members of the ACFE from around the world.  

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How Brian Krebs Became the World’s Leading Cybercrime Investigative Journalist

How Brian Krebs Became the World’s Leading Cybercrime Investigative Journalist

Brian Krebs, author of KrebsOnSecurity, did not become a cybercrime expert overnight.  As his website says, he wasn’t trained in computer security and actually stumbled upon the field by accident. It wasn’t until the former Washington Post reporter fell victim to Chinese hackers taking over his entire home network in 2001 that he found his true calling. As he writes, “It’s an obsession that hasn’t let up.”

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Baltimore Welcomes You to the ACFE Global Fraud Conference!

Baltimore Welcomes You to the ACFE Global Fraud Conference!

We are thrilled to welcome you to Baltimore for the 26th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference. Whether you feast on steamed crabs, stroll through our diverse neighborhoods, take a boat cruise through the Inner Harbor, or catch an Orioles game at Camden Yards, we hope that your visit will be successful and enjoyable.

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A Money Launderer's Contrasts and His Need to 'Amend the Damage'

Humberto Aguilar’s life has been a study of polarizing contrasts. He told conference attendees at Wednesday’s general session that after graduating from the University of Florida Law school in 1978, he wanted “to be the best criminal lawyer” he could be. Yet, shortly after beginning his law practice he began laundering money for his drug-dealer clients. He was in the running for a state judgeship, but, in 1990, he was indicted on 27 counts of racketeering, money laundering and other charges for assisting his clients. “I went to prison because I committed a crime,” but he also said, “I never considered myself a criminal.” He was a peace-loving attorney who never stole from his clients, but he shot two hit men in a defensive gunfight — wounding one and killing another.

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