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February 26th Dinner Meeting: KEEPING THE “F” WORD OFF CONSTRUCTION SITES: CURRENT ISSUES RELATED TO CONSTRUCTION FRAUD

OVERVIEW While no industry is immune to fraud, recent media reports have certainly highlighted the prevalence of fraud and corruption in the construction industry. Recent surveys also suggest that the incidence of fraud has been increasing in the construction industry. During this presentation, you will learn about some of the most common types of fraud schemes which are experienced in […]

January 27th Dinner Meeting: Understanding Fraud Through Real-Life Investigations

OVERVIEW Fraud can occur in any organization, big or small. During this session, the presenter will use a recent fraud investigation to provide an understanding of how the various fraudulent activities were detected and investigated. Proactive measures that might have assisted in preventing the fraud or in detecting the fraud sooner will be discussed. The […]

November 27th Dinner Meeting: Five Fraud Issues for 2015

Presented by TOBY J.F. BISHOP, CFE, CPA, FCA Overview What are five fraud issues that will be “hot” in 2015? What can fraud examiners do now to help their organizations (and themselves) to be better prepared? ACFE Toronto Chapter president and former ACFE global president & CEO Toby Bishop will lead a lively discussion about […]

October 28th Dinner Meeting: #Social Media – “People’s tweets can sing a different tune!”

PRESENTED BY: Michael Thompson, CEO, ISB CANADA, Craig D’Souza, Senior Director of Corporate Investigations, AFIMAC TOPIC DESCRIPTION: Social Media is the fastest growing technology advancement in our history, with 1 in 7 people on Facebook, 100 hours of YouTube video uploaded every minute and Twitter adding over 135,000 users per day. Social media and the […]

June 24 Dinner Meeting: WSIB FRAUD – THE DO’S AND DON’TS

OVERVIEW This presentation will cover the following issues in regards to Workman’s Safety and Insurance Board fraud: Under what authority can surveillance be conducted, PIPEDA and any complications, Outlining the Board’s requirements, Organized crime who are the players, The importance of the Letter of Authenticity and any other areas the participants would like to discuss. […]

May 27th Dinner Meeting: PROCUREMENT FRAUD – STRATEGIES FOR PREVENTION, EARLY DETECTION AND RESPONSE

PRESENTED BY DENISE BAMBROUGH, LL.B., PARTNER, BORDEN LADNER GERVAIS LLP. Overview Procurement fraud continues to account for a significant percentage of the employee fraud schemes that are perpetrated across a wide variety of industries each year. Many of these schemes take place over a period of years, which can frequently give rise to issues of […]

April 30th Dinner Meeting: NEGLIGENT FRAUD INVESTIGATIONS

Overview: Any false accusation of fraud is a very serious thing. There have always been negative costs consequences on litigants who unsuccessfully make allegations of fraud. However, in the last few years, there has been an evolution in the jurisprudence relating to potential liability on investigators and police officers for negligent investigation, both in civil […]

April 2nd Dinner Meeting: The Future of Fraud Fighting

“How Big Data, Predictive Analytics, Continuous Disclosure and Business- Process Modelling Will Forever Change the Role of the Fraud Auditor” Presented by JERRARD B. GAERTNER CPA, CA-IT, CISA, CISSP, CGEIT, CIPP/IT, CFI, CIA, I.S.P., ITCPAdjunct Professor, Dept. of Computer Science, Ryerson University Lead Instructor and Group Academic Adviser (Big Data, Auditing/Finance), University of Toronto President, […]

January 2014 Dinner Meeting: Spotting Deception in Written Statements

The directors of the ACFE Toronto Chapter would like to express our gratitude to David Oswald, CPA, CA, of Ernst & Young who stepped in when our scheduled speaker, Jeffrey Weigensberg, CPA, CA, LPA, CISA, CFE, CFF, CIA, of Rosenthal Zaretsky Niman & Co. became ill. We would like to congratulate Teresa Zywulko. Teresa was […]