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.Read More
Jeff Kehoe began his address at the ACFE Fraud Conference Canada in Toronto today by explaining the importance context. “Context is important today,” Kehoe, the Ontario Securities Commission’s director of enforcement, said. “It is one of embracing change.”Read More
Amber Mac, Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) expert, opened the ACFE Fraud Conference Canada today in Toronto with a hypothetical story called “the paper-clip experiment” to show how helpful and simultaneously dangerous AI could be for individuals and organizations.Read More
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.Read More
The 2016 ACFE Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse showed fraud incidents in Canada were most commonly detected through tips from whistleblowers. This comes as no surprise to Heidi Franken, Chief of the OSC’s Office of the Whistleblower and Deputy Director of Enforcement. “Whistleblowers are a key ally in the fight against wrongdoing, and companies should take measures to encourage individuals to come forward without fear of reprisal,” said Franken. “The sooner misconduct is detected, the sooner we can take action to protect investors and our capital markets.”Read More
This year's 2016 ACFE Fraud Conference Canada went off without a hitch thanks to dedicated attendees, speakers and volunteers. The ACFE thanks all of you who participated in another successful event and for your continued pursuance in the fight against fraud. We would also like to thank the ACFE Montreal Chapter, specifically chapter president Pierre-Luc Pomerleau, for their support and tireless efforts.Read More