1. Fraud Investigation: Tools, Tips and Techniques
Confidentiality and Privacy Issues in Fraud Investigations
Monday 10:20 - 11:40 a.m.
In a fraud investigation, the pursuit of information must be handled properly or the consequences may be severe. Learn the special considerations of confidentiality and privacy in conducting fraud investigation, and the proper methods of conducting an investigation to avoid these pitfalls — along with some pointers on how to maintain confidentiality and respect privacy rights.
Monday 1:40 - 3:00 p.m. / Tuesday 10:20 - 11:40 a.m.
Sophisticated techniques and methods are utilized to build a financial profile of a suspected fraudster. Financial profiling provides a way for investigators to document an increase in net worth from potentially unknown sources of income, prior to gaining access to definitive information from specific records. This is done to: determine if further investigation is warranted; establish probable cause for issuance of search warrants; identify additional information required in the investigation; and to establish grounds for asset forfeiture.
Evidence Management in White-Collar Investigations
Monday 3:30 - 4:50 p.m. / Tuesday 1:40 - 3:00 p.m.
This session is for auditors, fraud investigators or anyone else managing complex fraud investigations involving large volumes of evidence and documents. Gain insight into modern evidence management techniques and the latest in evidence management technology.
Privacy: Considerations For Effective Fraud Investigations
Tuesday 3:30 - 4:50 p.m. / Wednesday 8:30 - 9:50 a.m.
The USA Patriot Act, Sarbanes-Oxley,Gramm-Leach, Bliley and the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act are but a few of the significant laws enacted which have impacted the manner in which fraud investigations are conducted. In 2006, a highly publicized case resulted in even more state and federal legislation governing privacy. In this presentation, we’ll examine the issues impacting the ability to gather information without violating federal and state law, or an individual’s privacy expectations.
“Lessons I’ve Learned From 30+ Years of Fraud Work”
Wednesday 10:10 - 11:30 a.m.
Dr. Albrecht has for more than 30 years, been doing research, consulting, providing expert witness testimony and working in the area fraud. Dr. Albrecht, the first president of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, will reflect on the greatest lessons he’s learned in a lifetime of fighting fraud. Among these lessons: why people commit fraud, how they do it, how they influence others to participate, how to recognize fraud and other similar lessons.
There will be 2 Pre-Conference Courses:
The main conference will have 9 parallel tracks.
- Fraud Investigation: Tools, Tips and Techniques
- Fraud Fighting Proactively: Prevention and Deterrence
- Emerging Trends, Current Issues & International Incidents
- Auditing for Fraud
- Using Technology in the Detection of Fraud
- Risk Management
- Legal, Ethics and Compliance Issues
- Fighting Fraud in the Field
- Best Practices and Case Studies