May 26th Dinner Meeting: The Cybercrime Game – How Are You Playing?

OVERVIEW We live in a world where conversations are held and relationships are built using social media.  We share our thoughts, life experiences, dreams and other personal information with our “friends” using this platform.   In the past several months, our media was dominated by highly publicized breaches.  The Cybercrime game has just begun.   The extent, […]

March 31st Dinner Meeting: RISK MANAGEMENT AND FRAUD

OVERVIEW Trust but verify. While these words were frequently used by Ronald Reagan, I think they also apply to how your organizations deal with Fraud. In my experience, I am often faced with organizations that have experienced a fraud and question how that could have happened, as they have good fraud controls. When pressed it […]

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 […]

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 […]

2014 ACFE CANADIAN FRAUD CONFERENCE | September 7-10 | Toronto

Update: Early registration has been extended to Aug. 15! Save $100 at the ACFE Canadian Fraud Conference in Toronto! Discover cutting-edge techniques and proven best practices for fighting fraud from Canada’s leading anti-fraud experts at the 2014 ACFE Canadian Fraud Conference. With a stronger focus on elements of fraud, regulations and laws specific to Canada, […]

September 23, 2014: The ASSOCIATION of CERTIFIED FRAUD EXAMINERS Toronto Chapter & CANADIAN ASSOCIATION of SPECIAL INVESTIGATION UNITS Trillium Chapter Presents The 2014 Toronto Fraud Forum

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 (One Day) 8:00am (Registration) to 4:00pm Le Parc Conference Centre 8432 Leslie St., Thornhill, ON L3T 7M6 SW Corner of Leslie St. & Hwy #7 Price $220 + HST (Early Registration), $235 + HST After September 9, 2014 REGISTRATION (Fax is recommended): 1. Fax the Attached Registration Form to (416) 480-1813 […]

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 […]