Mandy Moody, CFE
ACFE Content Manager
After a few months of toying with the idea to begin reporting on more of our global events, we have officially launched a new, and much improved, FraudConferenceNews.com. We wanted to highlight more conferences, interview more speakers and cover more topics. Basically, we wanted to give you more stuff.
Here are some of the latest updates that you might want to check out:
Fraud Report to Be Released at Canada’s Largest Gathering of Anti-Fraud Professionals
According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiner’s latest report, Canadian fraudsters were more likely to receive no punishment from their employers than being asked to resign. More than 200 anti-fraud professionals will receive an early-access, exclusive look at this report during the 2016 ACFE Fraud Conference Canada, taking place in Montreal, September 11-14. Read more.
Calling all Super Heroes
We are excited to officially announce that registration for next year's conference is open. Dust off your cape, and maybe your boots, too, and plan to attend the 28th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, June 18-23, 2017. Read more.
You Gotta Know When to Hold 'Em...Behind Bars
When you think about Las Vegas, you probably think about the glitz and glamour of dazzling slot machines, beautiful people, spectacular shows, high-stakes casinos and a skyline that most would recognize immediately. What you might not think about is what happens behind the house. According to Sharon Tibbits, CFE, Executive Director, Fraud Control Group at MGM Resorts International, fraud is a concern in many areas of the casino industry. Read more.
How the Media Can Help Preach Fraud Awareness
While fraud examiners usually do most of their work behind the scenes to uncover fraud, they are often forced to turn over evidence and findings to organizations that keep the story of embezzlement under wraps. No company wants to freely admit that wrongdoing happened under their purview; however in order for people to understand the scope of fraud, some stories are best shared with the public. The onus to tell the story lands not on anti-fraud professionals, but another important piece in fraud awareness: the media. Read more.
We hope you enjoy this updated site and please let us know your thoughts! Find more conference news at FraudConferenceNews.com.