Proving Intent in Fraud Cases

Proving Intent in Fraud Cases

Why do people comply or not comply? For Audrey Milesi, CFE, ACCA, ACAMS, Founder of Flying CFO, this question is at the heart of proving intent in fraud cases. “Proving the facts doesn’t mean you have proved the intent,” said Milesi to attendees of the 2018 ACFE Fraud Conference Europe, recently held in Frankfurt. “It’s not just about going to court and having a good case. It’s about [determining] what fraud is for you.”

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Effectively Meeting the Challenges of Cross-Border Investigations

Effectively Meeting the Challenges of Cross-Border Investigations

It's undeniable: We're living in a fast-moving world and technology is overtaking us. Money is moved from one border to the next at just the tap of an app on your phone. Assets can be stripped and moved across borders before you blink an eye. Fraud is happening in companies around the world every day. And according to independent consultant Guy Higgs, PgCert, CFE, CCEP, government enforcement is at an all-time high. 

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Cybersecurity Expert Speaks on Social Engineering Techniques and GDPR Vulnerabilities

Cybersecurity Expert Speaks on Social Engineering Techniques and GDPR Vulnerabilities

When you think about your intellectual abilities, do you consider yourself like Star Trek's Spock or like The Simpsons' Homer Simpson? I would imagine most of us would choose or strive to be more like Spock: slow, calculated, precise and logical. But, according to cybersecurity expert Dr. Jessica Barker, any one of us can move into a Homer Simpson-like state given the right type of social engineering.

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Collaboration and Trust Key to Reporting on the Panama Papers

Collaboration and Trust Key to Reporting on the Panama Papers

Bastian Obermayer’s life changed a few years ago when he received more than 11 million documents from an anonymous source. The collection of documents would later be known as The Panama Papers.

Obermayer, deputy head of the investigative unit of the Munich-based Süddeutsche Zeitung, took attendees at the 2018 ACFE Fraud Conference Europe through the story of how more than 200 investigative journalists in 70 countries helped wade through the 2.6 TB of data he was given. In his address to the hundreds of fraud fighters in attendance, Obermayer stressed not only how large the undertaking was, but how important it was for the journalists to work together.

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29th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference Sessions Announced

29th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference Sessions Announced

More than 3,000 anti-fraud professionals will gather in Las Vegas, Nevada, June 17-22, 2018, for the 29th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference to power up their network, boost their skills and recharge their careers. You can now customize your schedules by choosing from more than 100 educational sessions across 13 tracks. The wide range of topics touches on nearly every facet of occupational fraud — from contract fraud to cross-border investigations to the Paradise Papers — with sessions for all levels of experience. Here are a few highlights:

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Artificial Intelligence Expert to Speak at World's Largest Fraud Conference

 Artificial Intelligence Expert to Speak at World's Largest Fraud Conference

Martin Ford, futurist and author of The New York Times best-seller, "Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future," will address more than 3,000 attendees this June for the 29th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference in Las Vegas. An expert on artificial intelligence, job automation and accelerating technology in the workplace, Ford will impart what he's learned in his 25 years of experience in the fields of computer design and software development to anti-fraud experts from around the world.

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