Bell Elected as Board Chair

Press ReleaseAlexis C. Bell, CEO of Fraud Doctor, has been elected as the global Chair for the Board of Regents of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). “It is truly an honor to have been elected as the Chair by fellow board members after being elected to the Board of Regents by my colleagues. First, I want to acknowledge my predecessor Chairs for their achievements and commit myself to continuing their good work. The previous Chairs, the dedicated ACFE staff, and antifraud professionals around the globe have worked tirelessly towards a common goal of reducing the incidence of fraud and white-collar crime. I consider it an honor to be working… Read More

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Aligning the Benefits of CFE Skills to Digital Forensics

(33:44)Join us on this episode of FraudCast as we discuss aligning the benefits of CFE (Certified Fraud Examiners) skill set with digital forensics with Jason Jordaan, Principal Partner of DFIR Labs in South Africa. We answer questions such as how can CFEs benefit from digital forensics examiners who understand the legal element requirements during fraud investigations? How can CFEs better utilize digital forensics during investigations? What are the benefits of bringing the digital forensics examiners into the conversation of designing the investigative direction? What happens when both parties work together? How can you prove intent in fraud investigations? What is “Organized Law Enforcement”? and much more. FraudCast Episode on YouTubeYouTube… 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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Fighting Fraud Through Diversity – Girl Power on the Board

With all of the leadership articles advocating the need for more women to serve on boards and the inherent benefits of diversity, I’d like to highlight the continued progress that the leadership and membership of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) has made in electing four diverse women to their Board of Regents (international board of directors) this year. Collectively, these ladies represent government service, private industry, and consulting. Each of them inspire me personally both in the work that they do and most importantly for how they show up in the world. It is a sincere honor to serve with these amazing women fraud fighters and to be… Read More

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Attending the 28th ACFE Global Fraud Conference in Nashville

Excited to be attending the 28th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference in Nashville, TN next week (June 18-21) as a newly elected member of the Board of Regents. I will also be a panelist for the Wednesday morning session at 8:30am 11l Ethics Panel – What can we learn from White-Collar Criminals? moderated by John Gill, JD, CFE. Other panelists include Michael N. Pocalyko, CFE, PI, CA; Eric R Feldman, CFE, CIG, CCEP-I; and Gary Burke, CFE, CPA. If you plan on attending the conference, please reach out to me and connect. You can track where I will be during the conference on my Twitter feed @FraudDr. Stop by and… Read More

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FraudCast – Bank Statement Review Automation

Bank statement review automation. Join us on this episode of FraudCast as we discuss this with Sam Bobley, CEO of Ocrolus. We answer questions such as: How can bank statement review be automated? What is OCR? What differentiates Ocrolus from traditional OCR solutions? What value does Ocrolus technology deliver? Who are Ocrolus’s customers? How does Ocrolus price its products? And much more. YouTube link: https://youtu.be/Qo_V_RvCEyE    

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ACFE Board of Regents (2017-2018)

Board of Regents The Board of Regents is elected by the certified members of ACFE. They are responsible for setting membership standards that promote professionalism and ensure the future of the organization as a whole. The Regents have sole authority over the admission of members, including but not limited to examination standards. They also establish continuing professional education requirements, and are responsible for establishing, modifying and enforcing the CFE Code of Professional Ethics as well as all other matters necessary to maintain the high standards of the ACFE. Elections are held annually to fill vacant positions. All Regents elected shall serve two-year terms and hold office until their successors are… Read More

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ACFE Board of Regents Nomination

I would like to thank the nomination committee members at the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) in selecting me to the short list of candidates for the 2017-2018 Board of Regents election. The Board of Regents is responsible for setting membership standards that promote professionalism and ensure the future of the organization as a whole. Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) will have an opportunity to vote during the election period between November 1 and December 31, 2016. Information about the voting process will be available in an upcoming edition of Fraud Magazine (November/December). I would consider it an honor to have the opportunity to provide a voice and direction for the global… 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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