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A Look at the Growing Issue of Medical Identity Theft- Scott Ward - Fraud Talk - Episode 119

A Look at the Growing Issue of Medical Identity Theft- Scott Ward - Fraud Talk - Episode 119

April 27, 2022

While victims of traditional identity theft often catch it quickly, victims of medical identity theft may not know they are victims until they need critical medical treatment. In this episode, Scott Ward, CFE, senior vice president at Qlarant, discusses the insidious nature of medical identity theft, the impact it has on its victims and what people and governments can do to help combat it.

Fraud Now, Pay Later - Fraud Talk - Jim Ducharme - March 2022 - Episode 118

Fraud Now, Pay Later - Fraud Talk - Jim Ducharme - March 2022 - Episode 118

April 27, 2022

In this episode, Jim Ducharme, COO of Outseer, a leading technology company in the fight against payment fraud, speaks on the rise of Buy Now Pay Later services and how fraudsters are exploiting these new avenues of credit. He also discusses identity assurance and how companies are working to combat payment fraud without adding hurdles for consumers. 

Following the Breadcrumbs: Tracing Cryptocurrencies in Fraud Investigations - Larry Nielson - Mason Wilder - Fraud Talk - Episode 117

Following the Breadcrumbs: Tracing Cryptocurrencies in Fraud Investigations - Larry Nielson - Mason Wilder - Fraud Talk - Episode 117

February 24, 2022

“In this episode, Larry Nielsen, a detective who has spent the last several years teaching himself about cryptocurrencies, shares advice for fraud examiners who are interested in expanding their toolkits to accommodate cryptocurrency investigations. He also discusses some of his experiences tracing cryptocurrencies in both a law enforcement capacity and as a consultant.”

Where Fraud and Emerging Technology Meet - Takara Small - Sarah Thompson - Fraud Talk - Episode 116

Where Fraud and Emerging Technology Meet - Takara Small - Sarah Thompson - Fraud Talk - Episode 116

January 28, 2022

In this episode, renowned tech journalist and podcast host Takara Small discusses what the future of data breaches, cybercrime and cryptocurrency might look like for both individuals and organizations. She also speaks about the role online media plays in exposing fraud and the importance of supporting women, BIPOC and young people breaking into the tech space.

Why Psychological Safety is Pivotal for Ethical Company Cultures - Garth Sheriff - Sarah Thompson - Fraud Talk - Episode 115

Why Psychological Safety is Pivotal for Ethical Company Cultures - Garth Sheriff - Sarah Thompson - Fraud Talk - Episode 115

December 14, 2021

During the 2021 ACFE Fraud Conference Canada, the founder of Sheriff Consulting, Garth Sheriff, CPA, discussed the importance of psychological safety for ethical decision-making — and how the lack of it in an organization can lead to disaster.

Understanding the Art and “Science” of the Theranos Saga - Chris Ekimoff - Mandy Moody - Fraud Talk - Episode 114

Understanding the Art and “Science” of the Theranos Saga - Chris Ekimoff - Mandy Moody - Fraud Talk - Episode 114

November 15, 2021

In this special episode released during International Fraud Awareness Week, Chris Ekimoff, CFE, CPA/CFF, director of financial investigations and dispute services at RSM and co-host of the inSecurities podcast, and Mandy Moody, CFE, ACFE communications manager, discuss the latest and greatest highlights from the trial of former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes. Chris and Mandy provide background and analysis on the many facets of the Theranos tale, review the implications of the previously-settled matter with the SEC in 2017 and discuss common issues with the legal system regarding allegations of fraud.

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The Importance of Questioning What Doesn’t Seem Right in Investigations - Dr. Vince Haecker - Sarah Thompson -Fraud Talk - Episode113

The Importance of Questioning What Doesn’t Seem Right in Investigations - Dr. Vince Haecker - Sarah Thompson -Fraud Talk - Episode113

October 25, 2021

In this episode, Dr. Vince Haecker, assistant special agent-in-charge for the U.S. Department of the Interior- Office of Inspector General, discusses why it's pivotal to trust your instincts as an investigator and empower those around you to ask questions when something doesn't seem right. He also stresses the importance of communication with other departments in your organization and staying objective while researching.

A Conversation With the Authors of ”The Key Man” - Simon Clark - Will Louch - John Warren - Fraud Talk Episode 112

A Conversation With the Authors of ”The Key Man” - Simon Clark - Will Louch - John Warren - Fraud Talk Episode 112

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 .

The $200,000 Car: When Fraudsters Use Audit Guidelines to Steal - Mary Breslin - Sarah Thompson - Fraud Talk - Episode 111

The $200,000 Car: When Fraudsters Use Audit Guidelines to Steal - Mary Breslin - Sarah Thompson - Fraud Talk - Episode 111

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.

Operation Trojan Shield - A Global Takedown - Mason Wilder - Mandy Moody - Fraud Talk - Episode 110

Operation Trojan Shield - A Global Takedown - Mason Wilder - Mandy Moody - Fraud Talk - Episode 110

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.

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