Is Your Fraud Risk Register Complete

(2:43)Is your fraud risk register complete? Do you have 50 asset misappropriation fraud schemes? Do you have 16 corruption fraud schemes? Do you currently have 46 fraudulent statement schemes in your fraud risk register? That’s right… There are 112 core fraud schemes in total! Did you know most fraud risk registers are missing the number one way fraudsters manipulate earnings to commit financial statement fraud? …   Schedule a free strategy session today and we will help you enhance your fraud risk register for a more comprehensive fraud management strategy.   Schedule a Strategy Session FraudCast Episode on YouTubeYouTube link: https://youtu.be/EKU6k1ESrTg

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Testimonial – School of Information, USF

School of Information, Information Science Program, University of South Florida John J Sullivan III Ph.D.Professor, School of Information, University of South Florida (USF) and Director of the undergraduate Information Science program …They were keynote speakers at our Information Day. The students were absolutely amazed at what they taught us… They are well versed in their craft. They are great people to work with, easy to talk to. I highly recommend them.”

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Testimonial – InfraGard and Shasteen & Percy

InfraGard and Shasteen & Percy P.A. M Lisa ShasteenShasteen & Percy, P.A., CEO and  InfraGard, Tampa Bay, President … I was so impressed with their work… Their presentation was on ‘Is Culture Eating Your Cyberbreakfast: Communicating Risk’… The membership was thrilled to hear about how culture and perspective can affect us all; especially in security matters… I recommend them and their company to anyone who is very serious about security…” 

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Presenting Consumer Fraud for Seniors in Tampa, Florida

Presenting Consumer Fraud for SeniorsAt Fraud Doctor we primarily focus on fraud committed against organizations such as large complex corporate frauds. However, there is a substantial component of fraud that is committed against individuals. Increasingly, consumer fraud is becoming a significant issue within the elderly communities. If you are in the Tampa, Florida area join us for a presentation on consumer fraud and online safety for senior citizens.  We hope you can join us, but if you can’t attend the presentation, we’ve partnered with the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) to bring you information about consumer fraud specific to senior citizens. We’ve compiled several resources for both elders and their caregivers… Read More

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Are You an Expert in Binary Options?

Are You an Expert in Binary Options?We are doing a segment on binary options fraud for FraudCast. There are emerging threats in the cyber landscape that did not exist even a few months ago.  Do you have expertise in:automated cryptocurrency trading strategies, bots, and services?investigating binary options fraud?the differences between trading in traditional options versus binary options?consumer services to help those victimized by binary options fraud?With this episode, we aim to educate the general public about the potential risk of cryptocurrency fraud schemes. We want to provide information about the differences between traditional and binary options as well as to highlight the associated risks for fraud. Have you been a victim of… Read More

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Presenting Research at the ASC Conference

American Society of Criminology research presentationMy research paper Investigative Challenges of Fraud in Microfinance Institutions has been selected for presentation during the American Society of Criminology (ASC) annual conference in Philadelphia, PA. It is a great honor to have my research included in such a conference. I am grateful for the opportunity. This paper is the culmination of pioneer research as it is the first time the topic has been covered in an academic setting by any college or university. It is my hope that the presentation will highlight not only the findings critical to microfinance institutions and the broader community of businesses and aid foundations operating in developing countries,… Read More

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FraudCast – Identity Theft Resource Center

Meet Eva Velasquez, CEO of the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC). Join us on this episode of FraudCast as we discuss identity theft with Eva. We answer questions such as: What is the scope of identity theft? What are the impacts of identity theft on the victim? How does ITRC work with the victims to alleviate these burdens? What can we do to help with awareness and prevention for identity theft? And much more. YouTube link: https://youtu.be/Kz-1Vf0A-hM Also see: * Call for Subject Matter Experts to become a guest speaker on FraudCast. * Helpful Speaker Tips for step by step instructions on the interview process.  

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FraudCast – Trends in Data Analytics for Fraud

Trends in Data Analytics for Fraud. Join us on this episode of FraudCast as we discuss this with Steve Pesklo, President, Softlake Solutions. We answer questions such as: How can you use data analytics in fraud investigations? What is the best approach when initiating a data analysis investigation? What are the latest trends in data analytics? What should you look for when using data analytics for fraud? What are some example case studies for data analytics? And much more. YouTube link: https://youtu.be/khmF_KKi0bk Also see: * Call for Subject Matter Experts to become a guest speaker on FraudCast. * Helpful Speaker Tips for step by step instructions on the interview process.  

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New COSO Guidance

There is new guidance just released on fraud risk management for COSO principle 8 and the full COSO framework. [Excerpt from the ACFE Forum] We are excited to announce the publication of the new Fraud Risk Management Guide, a resource jointly sponsored by COSO and the ACFE. This guide is an update to the previously released ACFE/IIA/AICPA publication, Managing the Business Risk of Fraud, and is designed to build on both COSO principle 8 and the full COSO Internal Control–Integrated Framework as a foundation for a comprehensive fraud risk management program. The Executive Summary of the guide is attached to this post. We’ve also created a website (ACFE.com/fraudrisktools) that provides interactive tools and other resources… Read More

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FraudCast – FCPA Compliance and Translation Considerations

FCPA Compliance & Translation Considerations Join us on this episode of FraudCast as we discuss this with Jay Rosen, VP of Legal & Corporate Language Solutions at Merrill Brink International, a United Language Group company. We answer questions such as: Where do translation services fit into the non-English language investigation protocol? How do most organizations attempt to deal with non-English language data? How should a global organization with potential risk exposure go about finding and vetting a qualified Language Solutions Provider (LSP)? And much more. YouTube link: https://youtu.be/-HsfrDixGZ8   Also see: Call for Subject Matter Experts to become a guest speaker on FraudCast. Helpful Speaker Tips for step by step instructions on… Read More

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