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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Testimonial – Shepherd University

Shepherd University Cindy Vance, Ph.D, CPAShepherd University …Everyone was very thrilled with her presentations. If we ever do the conference again, we highly recommend her. And if anybody else does a conference on fraud and data analytics, we would strongly recommend Alexis Bell.

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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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Presenting International Investigations at the ACFE Conference in Toronto, Canada

Presenting at the ACFE Fraud Conference in Toronto, CanadaAdhering to best practices in planning and conducting investigations is always crucial, but certain factors—such as team considerations, security, travel, and legal and regulatory issues—require additional attention when investigations span multiple jurisdictions. In this session, participants will discuss critical steps in the planning stage of international investigations that are often overlooked. Additionally, they will also explore a framework to chronologically walk through the best practices of conducting international investigations. You Will Learn How To:Implement best practices in planning and conducting international investigationsOvercome common challenges in international investigationsLevel: Intermediate Recommended Prerequisite: Basic knowledge about the steps in a fraud examination Field of Study: Specialized… Read More

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New Fraud Mitigation Study Issued by LexisNexis

LexisNexis Risk Solutions Fraud Mitigation Study 2017LexisNexis Risk Solutions has issued their annual Fraud Mitigation Study. Goals of ResearchLexisNexis® Risk Solutions commissioned its annual Fraud Mitigation Study to gauge trends and patterns related to fraud within several different industry sectors and government. Objectives of the 2017 study were to:  1) Determine the extent to which fraud extends into more than one industry.  For example, in an insurance investigation, evidence may exist that the  potential perpetrator also committed benefits fraud, financial fraud, etc.  2) Examine trends related to different types of fraud, including fraud resulting  from stolen identities.  3) Explore the extent to which fraud mitigation professionals rely on external  data and… 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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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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