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    • October 18, 2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • October 19, 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • Norris Conference Center - City Centre, 816 Town & Country Blvd, Suite 210, Houston, TX 77024
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    For conference details and to access the 2018 Annual Fraud Conference website, www.houstonfraudconference.com

    The Houston ACFE Chapter is hosting its Annual Fraud Conference offering a 2-day, 16-hour CPE training event stacked with dynamic, entertaining presentations.  The lineup of speakers includes some new faces and familiar crowd pleasers.  Make sure to register soon and take advantage of the early-bird pricing ending June 15th!

    Register a group of 5 or more and receive a 10% discount on the regular conference price!  For group registrations, please email a list of individual names and email addresses to fraudconference@houstonacfe.org.


    October 18, 2018

    • Gregory Coleman - "Wolf of Wall Street Case"
    • Mason Wilder - "Finding People and Assets on Social Media"
    • Jerry Balistreri - "Learning How to Read Body Language"
    • Dan Ramey - "Cyber Security/Cyber Fraud"
    • Jeff Filliter - "The Shallowest of Men: Murder, Money Laundering and the Global Search for Justice"
    • Ryan Hubbs - "Ethics"

    October 19, 2018

    • Sam Antar - "Crazy Eddie Fraud Case"
    • Eric Shirk - "Dark Web/Cyber Security"
    • Steve Morang - "Volkswagon Fraud Case"
    • Jesse Daves and Kirstie Tiernan = "Leveraging Technology in Fraud Investigation and Data Analytics"
    • Phil Innes and Shaun Whiteley - "Detecting Fraud & and the External Auditor's Role"
    • Andrew Fastow - "Enron Fraud Case"                 

    CPE Credits: 16 credits (including 2 ethics CPE credits)

    Learning Objectives:

    • Understand the importance of doing the right thing, even when others might not
    • Highlight some of the successes of doing the right thing
    • Recognize some of the consequences of not making the right choices
    • Make ethics and good decisions a cornerstone of your daily life 

    Event Policies:

    • If you have registered and/or paid for an event and you need to cancel, you MUST email fraudconference@houstonacfe.org no later than 10 days prior to the event to request a refund and/or cancel your registration.      

    • Cancellations within 10 days of the event will not be eligible for a refund, but substitutions will be accepted.

    • For more information regarding refund, complaint and/or program cancellation policies, please visit the Terms & Conditions section of the website, or email us at fraudconference@houstonacfe.org.

    Additional Information:

    • Delivery Method: Group-Live

    • Prerequisites: Working Knowledge of Fraud and Fraud Schemes

    • Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications [Fraud, Ethics]

    • Who Should Attend?:  Anti-fraud professionals, Auditors, Accountants, Attorneys, Investigators, Law Enforcement, Educators, Students

    • Advanced Preparation: None

    • Program Level: Intermediate 


    NASBA Sponsor No. 125230
    Texas CPA No. 004563
    Texas TCLEOSE Pending Approval

    The Houston Area Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.


    • October 24, 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM


     Name, Title  Organization
    TBD Marathon Oil
     Syed Zaidi  BMC
     Chrysti Ziegler, CIA, CFE, CRMA, Chief Internal Auditor  Genesis Energy
     Gabriella Marshall  Nationwide Insurance

    Meeting Itinerary

    • 5:30pm Refreshments
    • 6:00pm Speaker Panel
    • 7:00 Networking
    • October 31, 2018
    • 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
    • SHSU Campus

    Speaker: Katherine McMillen, CPA, CFE

    Topic: Forensic Audit

    Ms. McMillen works within the Fraud & Litigation Services team at Weaver.  Katherine has prior experience with the Big 4.  Ms. McMillen holds a BBA in Accounting from University of Houston and MS in Accounting from University of Houston.   She is a member of the Houston Area ACFE, ACFE and AICPA.


    • November 07, 2018
    • 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
    • SHSU Campus

    Speaker: Thomas Mullinnix, CFE

    Topic: Internal Controls and the World of Consulting

    Mr. Mullinnix is the founder and managing partner of Re-Vision Management Consulting.  Thomas has experience in internal controls, SOX implementations and compliance, SOC consulting, internal audit, COSO and implementation of business best practices.  Mr. Mullinix holds a BA in Accounting and Marketing from Sam Houston State University.


Past events

October 18, 2018 Houston ACFE and IIA Networking Reception
October 17, 2018 SHSU Student Chapter Event - October 17
October 12, 2018 UHCL Student Chapter Event - October 12
October 03, 2018 UH - Student Chapter Event: Grill the Auditors Speaker Panel
October 03, 2018 SHSU Student Chapter Event - October 3 - Fraud and Embezzlement
September 21, 2018 FCPA & Global Corporate Corruption Risk: What’s New?
September 19, 2018 SHSU Student Chapter Event - September 19
September 11, 2018 September Luncheon: Social Engineering - How Fraudsters are Getting to Your Organization
August 23, 2018 Identifying Fraudulent Documents - SHSU (Woodlands)
August 15, 2018 Houston ACFE and ASIS Joint Training and Luncheon: CIKR “Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources” Cyber Protection Strategies
July 10, 2018 FCPA & Global Corporate Corruption Risk: What’s New?
June 12, 2018 Educating Stakeholders on Fraud
May 22, 2018 Analytic Interviewing® Detecting Deception in the Blink of an Eye
May 14, 2018 2018 Annual Heartland Fraud Seminar
May 08, 2018 "Low Man on the Totem Pole – How I Became a White Collar Criminal"
May 04, 2018 28th Annual DFW Fraud Conference
April 18, 2018 Student Relations: SHSU April 18th Meeting
April 16, 2018 Student Relations: UH Internal Audit Student Association April 16th Event
April 13, 2018 Student Relations: UHCL April 13th Meeting
April 11, 2018 The Ethics of Enron Presentation at SHSU
April 10, 2018 April Luncheon: Transforming Data Analytics into Useful Field Investigation
April 06, 2018 12th Annual ACFE San Antonio Conference
April 04, 2018 Student Relations: SHSU April 4th Meeting
March 27, 2018 Spring 2018 Networking Reception
March 13, 2018 March Luncheon/Annual Ethics Training
February 13, 2018 February Luncheon: 2017 HACFE Fraud Fighter of The Year Fraud Case
January 25, 2018 Sam Houston State University (Huntsville) Fraud Documentary: All the Queens Horses
January 24, 2018 Sam Houston State University (Woodlands) Fraud Documentary: All the Queens Horses
January 24, 2018 Sam Houston State University (Hunstville) Fraud Documentary: All the Queens Horses
January 09, 2018 January Luncheon: Cyber Fraud and Cryptocurrencies
December 12, 2017 December Members Appreciation Event - Evolution of Fraud Investigation - Presented by BDO
November 30, 2017 North Houston Fraud Seminar: Cyber Fraud in 2017
November 14, 2017 November Luncheon: Using Advanced Data Analytics to Combat Financial Crime in MSBs and FinTech
October 05, 2017 Houston ACFE and IIA Networking Reception
October 05, 2017 Houston ACFE Annual Fraud Conference
September 12, 2017 September Luncheon: Fraud Trends in Harris County
August 08, 2017 August Luncheon: Counterfeit Trends and Techniques
July 11, 2017 July Luncheon: Leveraging Multi-Applications for Advanced Forensic Fraud Analysis
June 18, 2017 28th Annual ACFE Global Conference
June 13, 2017 June Luncheon: Navigating the Risks of Procurement Fraud
May 19, 2017 AUSTIN CHAPTER - Spring Seminar
May 09, 2017 May Luncheon: Fraud Investigation in the Corporate Environment
May 05, 2017 Dallas - Fort Worth Fraud Conference
April 21, 2017 San Antonio Chapter Annual Fraud Conference
April 11, 2017 April Luncheon: High Dollar Corporate Scams
March 21, 2017 Spring 2017 Networking Reception
March 14, 2017 March Luncheon/Annual Ethics Training:Ethical Issues for Fraud Examiners; Interviewing Prospective Witnesses & Evaluating Deception
February 14, 2017 February Luncheon: The Many Faces of Fraud in EMS
January 10, 2017 January Luncheon: Prevention and Awareness for Anti-victimization
December 13, 2016 December Members Appreciation Event - Evolution of Fraud Investigation
November 08, 2016 November Luncheon: 2016 Hiring and Compensation Trends
October 17, 2016 Fall 2016 Networking Reception
October 17, 2016 Houston ACFE Annual Fraud Conference 2016
September 13, 2016 September Luncheon: Payment Fraud: Fraud Trends and Best Practices to Mitigate Your Risk
August 09, 2016 August Luncheon: Increasing and showing the value of protection operations through strategic partnerships within your organization
July 12, 2016 July Luncheon: Big Data and Internal Auditing
June 14, 2016 June Luncheon: Houston ACFE Fraud Impact Award Winner
June 12, 2016 27th Annual ACFE Global Conference
May 10, 2016 May Luncheon: Identifying and Seizing Electronic Evidence
April 12, 2016 April Luncheon/Annual Ethics Training: A Celebration of Heroes; A Whistleblower's Story
March 17, 2016 Spring 2016 Networking Reception
March 08, 2016 March Luncheon: Basics of Internal Controls in Fraud Examination
February 09, 2016 February Luncheon: Identity Theft is a Major Problem in America
January 12, 2016 January Monthly Luncheon

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PO Box 22853
Houston, Texas 77227-2853

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