Fighting Fraud & Public Corruption: Perspectives of an ACFE Officer

Description:

USM School of Business hosts Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Regent Chair Ken Dieffenbach who will speak about his 25+ year career fighting fraud and public corruption as a federal law enforcement officer. He will discuss the inspector general community, common fraud schemes, federal career options for fraud examiners as well as needed skills, and hot topics across the Federal Officers of Inspector General (OIG) community.

Free to Attend. Registration Required.

Highlights:

  • Common government fraud issues addressed by the OIG: contract fraud, grant fraud, public benefits fraud, public employee corruption
  •  Federal career options for fraud examiners as well as needed skills
  •  Hot topics across the Federal Officers of Inspector General (OIG) community: data analytics, foreign influence in grant awards, administrative remedies and oversight of COVID stimulus funds.





 

Objectives:

Provide an overview of the current fraud and forensics landscape to raise awareness among business professionals who  advise or audit clients.

Prerequisites:

None

Notes:

 

Category:

Business Law

Credits:

1

Course Level:

Overview

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Start:

October 26, 2021 6:00pm

End:

October 26, 2021 7:00pm

Check-in starts at 5:45pm

Leader:

Dieffenbach, Ken

Ken is a highly accomplished and successful Fraud and Compliance Investigator, and highly acclaimed Public Speaker, Writer, ACFE Regent and Special Agent in Charge. He has vast invaluable work experience and is currently the Special Agent in Charge, Fraud Detection Office in the US Department of Justice OIG and Deputy Director of the Office of Data Analytics in Washington D.C.

Designed For:

CPAs, accountants, finance professionals, forensic accountants and business professionals.

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