September 20, 2021
In this episode, the authors of "The Key Man," Simon Clark and Will Louch, detail how they discovered and exposed the misdeeds of a larger than life business mogul who duped the people and world around him. ACFE Vice President and General Counsel John Warren, J.D., CFE, talks with the Wall Street Journal reporters about the investigation and arrest of Abraaj founder Arif Naqvi .
August 27, 2021
In this episode, the president and co-founder of Verracy, Mary Breslin, CFE, discusses a case she investigated where an employee stole $1.8 million after being overly interested in auditing processes. After being tipped off when she saw he purchased an expensive sports car, she shares lessons she learned from the case.
July 15, 2021
In this episode, Mason Wilder, CFE, ACFE Senior Research Specialist, and Mandy Moody, CFE, ACFE Communications Manager, discuss the "sting of the century." Operation Trojan Shield was a collaboration between the U.S. FBI and DEA, the Swedish and Australian police, Europol and other global organizations to infiltrate an encrypted chat platform. The operation led to 800 arrests, 700 house searches, the seizure of drugs and firearms, and an ongoing list of money laundering revelations.
June 28, 2021
June 2021 -
During the closing session of the 32nd Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference, John Gill, vice president of education at the ACFE, spoke with convicted fraudster* Brett Johnson, who shared stories from his life as a cybercriminal. After being placed on the United States Most Wanted List, captured and convicted of 39 felonies, he escaped prison. Captured again, Johnson served his time and accepted responsibility.
*The ACFE does not compensate convicted fraudsters
May 25, 2021
Deidra Jackson, founder and manager of Opus Strategies, discusses the intersection of compliance, ethics and culture when building a diversity, equity and inclusion program within an organization. She shares actionable advice and real-life examples of how to not just check the boxes, but make a real and lasting shift in company culture.
April 28, 2021
One of the most covered topics so far in 2021 has been non-fungible tokens, or NFTs. In this Fraud Talk podcast, ACFE Senior Research Specialist Mason Wilder, CFE, talks to OSINT researcher extraordinaire and artist Kirby Plessas, CFE, to cover what NFTs are and the fraud implications of their rapid emergence into the public consciousness.
April 9, 2021
Four panelists from the 2021 ACFE Women’s Summit session titled “Upping Your Tech Game in Times of Extraordinary Change” discuss the ever-evolving threat landscape and how it has affected fraud trends throughout the past year.
February 19, 2021
February 2021: In this episode, Stephen Griffin, CPA, describes how his professional and personal lives changed after discovering fraud and corruption in a youth sports company
January 28, 2021
This month's podcast is the ACFE's latest Facebook Live recording during which ACFE President and CEO Bruce Dorris, J.D., CFE, CPA, ACFE Communications Manager Mandy Moody, CFE, and ACFE Senior Research Editor Mason Wilder, CFE, unveiled the five most scandalous fraud schemes of 2020. The article is available now on Fraud-Magazine.com.
December 23, 2020
Mike Ware, CFE and Inspector General for the U.S. Small Business Administration, discusses the challenges his office faced in preventing and detecting fraud affecting COVID-19 stimulus programs.