Previous Training Events
2020 Global Fraud Survey Results Discussion
Michael Sorensen, Amber Mortensen, James Wood, Wayne Klein
Aug 4, 2020
A panel discussion covering the 2020 ACFE report to the nations. The report summarizes 2,504 real cases of occupational fraud cases.
The Effects of CEO Narcissism and Entitled Employees in Accounting
Kari Joseph Olsen, PhD, CPA, CMA
Utah Valley University
Jul 7, 2020
Personality characteristics can have a significant influence on human behavior in workplace settings. This presentation will review the effects of CEO narcissism and entitled employees in accounting settings related to financial and performance reporting.
Kade Minchey - Office of the Utah Legislative Auditor General
Office of the Utah Legislative Auditor General
Jun 2, 2020
Elaine Englehardt - Distinguished Professor of Ethics, UVU
Distinguished Professor of Ethics, UVU
May 5, 2020
Apr 7, 2020
Timothy Staley is a recognized fraud prevention and national due diligence professional and a twenty year investment industry veteran.
Tips and Techniques for Detecting and Preventing Fraud
Brent R Baker
Shareholder, Parsons Behle
Mar 3, 2020
Tips and Techniques for Detecting and Preventing Fraud, Red Flags, and Beyond. Brent Baker, Shareholder with Parsons Behle, will describe what he has learned over 25 years of investigating and prosecuting financial frauds.
Link Analysis and Fraud Analytics
AVP Fraud Analytics at Mountain America Credit Union
Feb 4, 2020
Statistical techniques to help uncover hidden patterns in messy data, detect anomalies, and provide a statistical framework for thinking about forensics.
Affinity & Investment Frauds
Mark W. Pugsley
Ray Quinney & Nebeker
Dec 3, 2019
Mark W. Pugsley, attorney with Ray Quinney & Nebeker, will be presenting on affinity and investment frauds in Utah.
Waste, Fraud, and Abuse in U.S. Foreign Assistance Programs
Professor, Utah Valley University
Nov 5, 2019
Jay will be focusing his presentation on sharing stories about how to combat waste, fraud, and abuse in U.S. foreign assistance programs (e.g. contract/grant fraud, bid-rigging, etc.).
2019 White Collar Crime Conference
Keynote Presenter: Kelly Paxton
Pink Collar Crime
Oct 10, 2019
Oct 11, 2019
Keynote presentations by Kelly Paxton, Ed Schreiber, and Paul Warner. Other keynote speakers to be confirmed soon.
Best Practices for Testifying in Court
U.S. Attorney, White Collar Section
Sep 3, 2019
Tyler Murray is a U.S. Attorney and heads the White Collar Section at the U.S. Attorney's Office in Salt Lake City. Mr. Murray will present on how the law defines and treats various fraud schemes and the best practices for testifying in court.
Security Awareness Training
Wasatch Security Awareness
Aug 6, 2019
Specialized training in security awareness that's interactive and memorable. In the last 90 days 3,500 employees have gone through their spear phishing exercises resulting in 36% clicking on a link and 32% submitting usernames and passwords.
Jeff Peterson, PhD
Associate Professor & Chair, Organizational Leadership Department at UVU
Jun 4, 2019
Jeff Peterson, PhD, Associate Professor & Chair, Organizational Leadership Department at UVU will be sharing what he’s learned in his ethics research and how it could apply to us as CFE’s.
Drilling Into Anomalies of Fraud
Luke S. Vreeken, CPA, CFE, ABV
Sage Forensic Accounting
May 7, 2019
What is the best way to uncover fraud? Luke Vreeken, a forensic accountant with Sage Forensic Accounting will share a few techniques he utilized to drill into anomalies and uncover fraud.
Dr. Martha M. Eining
Kenneth A. Sorenson KPMG Endowed Professor, University of Utah
Apr 2, 2019
Martha McDonald Eining is the Kenneth A. Sorenson KPMG Professor and Assistant Dean of Academic Partnerships at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah.
The Seduction of Fraud
Steve C. Morang, MBA, CIA, CFE, CRMA
Frank, Rimerman + Co. LLP
Mar 5, 2019
Corporate scandals, identity theft, data breaches, cheating in professional sports! What's going on? Why is this happening? Why are people behaving like this? It makes me feel like the world is falling apart! How do people get seduced into fraud? How do fraudsters use seduction to deceive people? Who is your "internal" auditor?
Case Studies in Information Technology Risk and Fraud
Founder & Consulting Director - Qualfront Consulting
Feb 5, 2019
While information technology continues to evolve and make it easier for organizations and individuals to transact business, it also introduces new risks, both cyber and fraud.
Forensic Accounting Case Review
Jared A. Funk, CPA, CFE, CGMA
Forensic Accountant, BRG
Dec 4, 2018
Mr. Funk has served as an expert witness, a litigation consultant, and a court-appointed agent in both federal and state courts. He has examined and opined on complex financial issues for both public and private entities.
Key Attributes of Trusted Ethical Advisers
Marcus Anjewierden, CPA, CGMA, CIA
Audit Director for Deseret Management Corporation
Nov 6, 2018
Marcus Anjewierden, CPA, CGMA, CIA – Using stories of fraud and interactive group surveys, Marcus will share the key attributes of trusted advisers, action steps to develop them, and why they matter to us as CFE’s.
Joint ACFE & ISACA Presentation
Senior Director of Cyber Threat Intelligence at Braintrace
Oct 2, 2018
Business Email Compromises (BEC) continue to plague organizations world-wide, inflicting catastrophic, financial damages. This presentation will be live demo of an actual BEC.
General Counsel, Utah State Courts
Sep 4, 2018
Brent Johnson teaches ethics classes as a regular part of his duties as General Counsel of Utah State Courts.
Co-Anchor KSL News
Aug 7, 2018
Mike Headrick is a 40-time Emmy award winning journalist and a 4-time recipient of the prestigious Edward R. Murrow award. He has also been recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists and Utah Broadcasters Association for his investigative reporting and writing.
29th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference
Clare Rewcastle Brown, Bryan Fogel, Martin Ford
Jun 17, 2018
Jun 22, 2018
Boost your fraud-fighting skills by choosing from 100+ educational sessions, recharge with inspiring keynote speakers and plug into a network of 3,000+ attendees.
Report to the Nations Panel
Jennifer Pratt, Dan Henage, Michael Sorenson, and Wayne Cline
Jun 5, 2018
The report to the nations contains an analysis of 2,690 cases of occupational fraud within the past two years. We have hand picked a few of our fellow CFEs to review sections of the report in detail and are prepared to discuss and answer any questions you may have.
Blind Spots of Unethical Behavior
Operations & Finance Audit Manager at Deseret Management Corporation
May 1, 2018
Why do good people do bad things? Come and learn from Aaren Humpherys, the audit magician, how to avoid the blind spots that lead to unethical behavior, and don’t forget your smartphone so you can engage with the presentation.
Understanding Mortgage Fraud
VP of Lending Compliance
Apr 3, 2018
Jenille Fairbanks oversees Mountain America Credit Union's credit reporting and quality control program. Jenille has been involved in the mortgage industry for over 10 years and has investigated several instances of mortgage fraud.
Bradley R. Agle, PhD
Professor of Ethics and Leadership
Mar 6, 2018
Dr. Agle’s writings appear in the top academic journals in management and ethics, are highly cited, and frequently featured in prominent news outlets. He is a recipient of multiple research and teaching awards, including Distinguished Professor of the Year honors.
Employee Embezzlement: A Review of 7 Cases
Audit Director - Utah State Courts
Feb 6, 2018
Throughout her career Ms. Mackenzie-Campbell has investigated several fraud cases in a variety of industries. Her presentation at the ACFE luncheon will provide valuable lessons learned through her experiences with examples from seven different fraud cases she investigated.
The Personal Impact of Fraud
Mountain America Credit Union - Wealth Management
Dec 5, 2017
Ms. Humphrey graduated from BYU and is a member of Mountain America Credit Unions Wealth Management team. She provides a unique perspective of the impact of fraud on family relationships and its lasting effects.
Controlling the Risk of Asset Misappropriation
Nov 9, 2017
Nov 10, 2017
Asset misappropriations pose a risk to all organizations. According to the ACFE's 2016 Report to the Nations, these schemes are by far the most common form of occupational fraud, occurring in approximately 83% of cases reported and resulting in a median loss of $125,000.
How to Properly Obtain Electronic Evidence in Fraud Cases
Trent L. Leavitt
Court Certified Computer Forensics Expert, Co-Founder
Nov 7, 2017
Trent is a court certified computer forensics expert. He has seen hundreds of cases from start to finish. He has a particular love for law enforcement cases and complex litigation. Learn how to properly obtain electronic evidence when working on fraud related cases.
2017 White Collar Crime Conference
Keynote Presenter: James Ratley
CEO of the ACFE
Oct 12, 2017
Oct 13, 2017
Keynote presentations by James Ratley, president and CEO of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and Tiffany Couch, Principal of Acuity Forensics and Author of "The Thief in Your Company". Other presentations by the Utah Office of Attorney General, Special Investigations Unit Supervisor for SelectHealth, and Vice President of Fraud for Mountain America Credit Union.
2017 Utah Opioid Management, Diversion, and Heroin Summit
Lieutenant Governor Spencer J. Cox, John W. Huber
Oct 5, 2017
The Summit's goal is to cross-educate law enforcement, mental health providers, pharmacists, and the provider communities to effectively address the increased death and crime associated with the opioid and heroin epidemic in our state.
Telemarketing Fraud and the Importance of SARS
FBI White Collar and Public Corruption Squad
Sep 5, 2017
Daniel Logan has conducted multiple quantitative and qualitative financial analyses, including multi-million dollar Ponzi schemes, factoring and fictitious investment schemes, fraudulent telemarketing operations, public corruption cases and national security cases.
Protecting Yourself From Identity Fraud
Mountain America Credit Union - Fraud Department
Aug 1, 2017
Mike Rossi will provide insights on how to protect yourself from identity fraud. Mike has extensive experience with fraud investigation and has assisted State and Federal Law Enforcement to catch and prosecute hundreds of fraud cases. Mike currently manages the fraud department at Mountain America Credit Union and is a member of the Board for the ACFE Utah Chapter.
Exploitation of Vulnerable Adults
Debbie Booth & Chris Lehosky
Utah State Division of Aging and Adult Services
Jun 6, 2017
Debbie Booth and Chris Lehosky are affiliated with the Utah State Auditor for Adult Protective Services and strive to provide education and training about the signs of abuse, neglect and exploitation of vulnerable adults. They have conducted hundreds of financial investigations and has worked closely with worldwide investigators and Law Enforcement Agencies.
Professional Ethics for Fraud Examiners
Stanley E. Jenne, Ph.D., CPA, CFE
Chair, Department of Accounting - UVU
May 2, 2017
Dr. Jenne is currently a Professor of Accounting at Utah Valley University teaching in areas including auditing and financial accounting. Dr. Jenne has served on a Montana bank board of directors since 2006 and also as chair of the audit committee and continues to serve on local credit union of Weber State University. Dr, Jenne holds the CPA and CFE designations.
Retail Financial and Organized Crimes: It's More Than Shoplifting
David A. Picard
Financial Crimes Investigator - Kroger Co.
Apr 4, 2017
Mr. Picard is a former FBI Special Agent and is currently a Financial Crimes Investigator at Kroger Co. Mr. Picard He is a Certified Fraud Examiner & Certified Financial Crimes Investigator, Graduate of Law Enforcement Management Programs: LEEDS, PERF, SMIP NC Private Investigator License #4598, and is currently President UT Chapter of the International Association of Financial Crimes investigators.