If you have a fraud hotline at your organization, who is your targeted user? A low-level employee who notices something wrong happening above them? A manager who reads emails about plans of possible collusion? An executive who oversees the bidding process? The answer is everyone, according to Waheed Alkahtani, CFE, CEPP-1, Sr. Auditor at Saudi Aramco.Read More
Alexandra Wrage, former member of the FIFA Independent Governance Committee will join body language expert Cliff Lansley, convicted fraudster* Roomy Khan and others as speakers at the 2018 ACFE Fraud Conference Middle East.Read More
Hundreds of anti-fraud professionals will gather this winter at the 2018 ACFE Fraud Conference Middle East, hosted by The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority (ADAA). The event will take place 25-27 February 2018 at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers.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
World-renowned IT security expert, and co-founder of Europe’s largest anti-virus company, Eugene Kaspersky will address anti-fraud professionals 29-31 January 2017 at Atlantis, the Palm in Dubai for the 2017 ACFE Fraud Conference Middle East. Held under the patronage of His Excellency AbdulAziz Abdulla Al Ghurair, Chairman of UAE Banks Federation, this event is hosted by the Department of Economic Development (DED), Government of Dubai, in partnership with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).Read More
Interview with Andrew Fastow, former Enron CFO and convicted fraudster,* and keynote speaker at the upcoming 2017 ACFE Fraud Conference Middle East, January 29-31
What are you most hoping attendees will take away from your presentation?
This is my first time to speak in this region, so I am looking forward to the opportunity. I am hoping attendees will take away that there is more than one way to think about fraud. Fraud can often occur even when people don’t realize they are committing fraud, and this is something that fraud examiners need to be thinking about. It’s not just about bribery, embezzlement and faking numbers or accounts, but about certain behaviors.