Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Ritz Charles, 12156 N Meridian St, Carmel, IN, 46032
Please join ACFE Central Indiana Chapter and the IIA Indianapolis Chapter for our annual collaborative fraud seminar. This year’s scheduled topics and speakers are as follows:
Ethical Accountability- My Jounrey with convicted fraudster Tim Werth (2.0 CPE)
Mr. Werth, the former director of accounting at Adelphia Communications pleaded guilty to criminal charges stemming from the $2.5 billion accounting scandal that pushed the company into bankruptcy. Werth and other executives were found guilty of hiding debt and looting hundreds of millions of dollars from the company. Werth cooperated with prosecutors as they built a criminal case against other Adelphia executives. Werth currently is a Senior Finance Director at Purdue Univ. in West Lafayette, IN.
Second Chance Body Armor Fraud – a Whistleblower’s Experience with Aaron Westrick, PhD (4.0 CPE)
Dr. Westrick was the research director for America’s largest body armor company – Second Chance Body Armor – and was the first official to oppose the sale of bulletproof vests made with Zylon fiber. Based on his whistleblower disclosures, these defective vests were forced off the market, and law enforcement officer's lives were saved. He filed a qui tam action against the manufacturers of the vests and Zylon fiber. It was hotly contested and took 14 years to conclude with all defendants paying to settle allegations. Dr. Westrick has been a featured speaker at national events and received numerous honors.
Emerging Technologies Impacting Auditing with Melanie Swan, PhD (2.0 CPE)
This talk provides an overview of emerging technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence that will impact auditing. Ms. Swan is a technology theorist in the Philosophy Dept. at Purdue Univ. She is an expert on emerging technologies with best-selling books on the subject and the founder of several emerging technology startups.
Corporate Psychopaths with Greg Wright, CFE, CFP (1.0 CPE)
Greg is President of the ACFE Central Indiana Chapter. His interests in psychopaths (Anti-social Personality Disorder) stems from his belief that fraud investigators need to be able to recognize corporate psychopaths and need to minimize their personal risk. Perhaps 40% of white-collar felons are ASPD. He will provide and explain the Hare Psychopath Checklist PCL SV Short Form for law enforcement.
Fields of Study: auditing
Delivery method: group live
Prerequisites - basic knowledge of accounting and auditing
Program level: Intermediate
No advanced preparation required
NASBA CPE Sponsor ID: 139412