Using luxury goods to project status is a silent language understood around the world. All too often though, many can find counterfeit goods that look almost exactly like genuine articles, but at a fraction of the price. What they might not know is that their knock-off Chanel bag, or their $30 Rolex, is likely a device to launder money from organized crime groups — and was made by victims of human trafficking.Read More
Jennifer Shasky Calvery, Global Head of Financial Crime Threat Mitigation (FCTM) at the global bank, HSBC, encouraged fraud examiners to embrace change 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.Read More
The 28th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference kicked off in Nashville, Tennessee, June 19 with the presentation of the colors, a bagpipe procession, a welcome video and remarks from ACFE VP and Program Director Bruce Dorris, J.D., CFE, CPA, CVA.Read More
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.Read More
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?Read More
“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.Read More
“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.Read More