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 The Fourth Annual Chicagoland Fraud Conference

5/29/2015 8:00 AM
5/29/2015 5:00 PM



MAY 29, 2015


Hosted by


The Fourth Annual Fraud Conference & Exhibition

is the can't-miss event for anyone interested in the prevention, deterrence or detection of fraud.


Conference Overview




 Hoffman Estates, IL 


When: FRIDAY MAY 29, 2015






Cost:   Cost Links below


Fourth Annual Fraud Conference & Exhibition


Group Discount The Fourth Annual Fraud Conference & Exhibition


$100 students/retirees/unemployed


Vendor Registration Link


$199 individual and $175 group rate (per person)

Leading Fraud Speakers 

The event will host some of the formost experts in the anti-fraud field. Guest speakers this year include:  


Tom McLeod

President & Founder, Mc Leod Governance 


Rebecca Busch

CEO & Founder, Medical Business Associates 


Scott Greene  

  President & Founder, Evidence Solutions, Inc


Dr. Jeffrey Wigand

Tobacco Industry Whistleblower & Conference Honoree 


 John Sileo

President & Founder, The Sileo Group


Seating is Limited. Register Now!            


About the Event: Join a room full of leading fraud experts and professionals for this all day event which also includes breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack. From the informative and inspiring sessions to the networking opportunities, you'll walk away with skills, contacts, and 8 CPE credits.


Networking Opportunities: Make contacts and exchange ideas with peers and industry leaders during several dedicated networking breaks.


Anti-Fraud Exhibitors: Tour the event conference room where industry vendors will be there to answer your questions.


Come Join us at this Tremendous Event!!

​Agenda for Friday, May 29, 2015
Registration & Continental Breakfast                                                                                     7:00 - 8:30 a.m
Conference Commences                                                                                                        8:30 - 9:00 a.m
Tom McLeod
Fraud - What I Saw at the Revolution                                                                                       9:00 - 10:00 a.m
Networking Break                                                                                                                 10:00 - 10:10 a.m
Rebecca Busch
It is all About Data When It Comes to Fraud Risk and Compliance”                                          10:10 : 11:10 a.m  
Networking Break                                                                                                                11:10 - 11:20 a.m
Scott Greene
Digital Evidence and Forensic Investigation                                                                            11:20 - 12:20 p.m
Networking Break & Lunch                                                                                                  12:20 : 1:00 p.m
Fraud Conference Honoree: Dr. Jeffrey Wigand
“A Tobacco Industry Whistleblower’s Story and Smoke-Free Kids”                                               1:00 - 2:15 p.m
Networking Break & Afternoon Snack                                                                                    2:15 - 2:30 p.m
John Sileo
Privacy, Identity and Reputation Protection                                                                              2:30 - 4:30 p.m
Wrap-Up and Conclusion                                                                                                       4:30 p.m

Vendor Exhibitors and Sponsors (please download the Exhibitor/Sponsor Form at the end of this page)

Exhibitor Package: includes a 6’ skirted table and three chairs located in the same room as the event. 

Event Sponsorship: for non-exhibitors, various sponsorship opportunities are available (i.e. sponsorship of a speaker, sponsorship of the event breakfast, lunch or afternoon snack, etc.)


Important Event Terms and Conditions 

Early Bird Pricing: only available through April 15, 2015 unless otherwise noted.

Direct Billing for Groups: Payment by direct billing (mailed invoice) is available in special situations (i.e. government entities, large groups, sponsors) and is subject to our refund policy.

Walk-Ins: allowed space permitting, but only checks or cash in the exact amount will be accepted.


Refund Policy for Attendees (Strict No Refund Policy -- Please Read)

The conference is a planned and catered event with limited seating.

Refunds will be granted until 30 days prior to the event less any applicable processing fees.



Hotel Accommodations: 

If you or your group require overnight hotel, please note that the conference has special arrangements with:

Chicago Marriott Northwest

4800 Hoffman Boulevard

Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60192

Phone: 1-847-645-9500

Please click the link below to receive a 35% discount rate -


Event Contact Information 

For any event questions, including being an event exhibitor or sponsor, please contact:

Guest Speakers

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Tom McLeod

Founder & President, McLeod Governance


Presentation:Fraud - What I Saw at the Revolution


Tom McLeod is one of the world’s leading Chief Audit Executives and is the Founder and President of McLeod Governance. He was most recently the Global Head of Internal Audit for Rio Tinto, one of the world’s largest mining companies.


Tom developed the McLeod Governance Index, a weekly analysis of all the significant and valid Twitter activity on the term "Fraud." He has extensive governance, risk and audit experience in telecommunications, utilities, mining, insurance, manufacturing and professional services during which time he has reported directly to Board Committee, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer levels.


He has global audit experience in Australia, Asia, United Kingdom and North America and broader experience in Europe and India.


Tom was recently a Board Member – Institute of Internal Auditors Australia. He holds a Master of Business Administration and is a Chartered Accountant.

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Rebecca Busch

CEO & Founder, Medical Business Associates


Presentation:It is all About Data When It Comes to Fraud Risk”


Rebecca S. Busch, CEO and founder of Medical Business Associates, Inc. Ms. Busch is a highly regarded national healthcare expert who has made a career of taking complex healthcare financial problems and finding simple, implementable solutions. Rebecca’s problem solving abilities have enabled her to find money on the table, reduce costs, decrease risk, identify and mitigate healthcare fraud schemes, operational breakdowns, and medical and financial errors.


Rebecca is also an accomplished author and educator. With over 200 publications and presentations, Rebecca has presented to universities, large corporations, government entities, associations, financial institutions, and small businesses. Her passion – to create educated, conscientious healthcare consumers – is reflected in her works, including her latest book Personal Healthcare Portfolio – a survival guide to the complex healthcare market.


She has also authored two other books: Healthcare Fraud: An Auditing and Detection Guide and Electronic Health Records: An Audit and Internal Control Guide. Her board appointments include: Community Health, Latinos in Information Science & Technology Association (LISTA), Association of Internal Auditors (AHIA) editorial committee, and Vice President of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Chicago where she is also the newsletter editor .

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Scott Greene

Expert & Founder, Evidence Solutions, Inc.


Presentation:Digital Evidence and Forensic Investigation


For 30 years, Scott Greene has been helping owners, CEO’s, managers and IT departments understand data. Scott Collects, Analyzes and Explains Complex Electronic Evidence in Plain English.


He was the founder of Great Scott Enterprises, Inc., which provided superior computer consulting services. The array of services included: custom programming, database design optimization, administration of databases, evaluation of existing systems to ensure optimal efficiency, profitability analysis, as well as design and implementation of knowledge base systems.
In 2008 he created 
Evidence Solutions, Inc., a full service Computer, Technology & Digital Forensics firm, from the Technology Forensics department of Great Scott Enterprises.


Scott’s extensive knowledge draws clients to him from all over the United States as well as Internationally for consulting and expert witness services in the field of Computer, Technology & Digital Forensics. His extensive and diverse experience allows him to be an expert in many facets of computer & digital technology. He is a sought after speaker and educator and travels throughout the country presenting to local, regional, national and International organizations.

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Dr. Jeffrey Wigand

Tobacco Industry Whistleblower and Founder, Smoke-Free Kids, Inc.



Dr. Wigand will Be Bestowed with the

Annual Chicagoland Fraud Conference Ethics & integrity Award


Dr. Jeffrey Wigand earned academic degrees with distinction from the University of Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and a Masters Degree in Secondary Education (MAT) from the University of Louisville. For four years Dr. Wigand taught Japanese and Science (Biology, Chemistry and Physical Sciences) at DuPont Manual High School, a national school of academic excellence, in Louisville, Kentucky. He received national recognition for his teaching skills when he was awarded the Sallie Mae FIRST CLASS TEACHER of the YEAR in 1996. He was one of 51 teachers recognized nationwide. 


Dr. Wigand has always been a teacher, but not always in the classroom. He held senior management positions with a number of leading health care companies, including Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer, and then served as Vice President for Research and Development for Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation from December 1988 to March 1993. After his separation from Brown & Williamson, Dr. Wigand cooperated with governmental agencies investigating the tobacco industry. Dr. Kessler, the former Commissioner of the FDA, has acknowledged that Dr. Wigand's assistance was central to the FDA's investigation into the role and effect of nicotine in tobacco products.


In 1995 Dr. Wigand achieved national prominence when he became the tobacco industry's highest ranking former executive to address public health and smoking issues. He made the truth known to the public about the industry's disregard for health and safety during an interview with 60 MINUTES and during a deposition he was compelled to give in an action against the tobacco companies. Russell Crowe portrayed Dr. Wigand in the film "The Insider", and they spent quite a bit of time together in order for Russell to learn Jeff's mannerisms.


A lawsuit was filed against him by Brown & Williamson because of his public disclosures about the industry's efforts to minimize the health and safety issue of tobacco use. (Louisville-based Brown & Williamson is owned by BAT Industries, Plc, the world's second largest tobacco concern.) The lawsuit was dismissed as a condition of the June 20, 1997 historic $368 billion settlement between the Attorneys General of 40 States and the tobacco industry.


Dr. Wigand has received numerous awards and public recognition for his action in revealing tobacco company research and marketing practices and he continues his efforts to reduce teen tobacco use through the non-profit organization he formed, SMOKE-FREE KIDS, Inc.

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John Sileo

Founder & President, The Sileo Group

Expert Advisor & Media Personality


Presentation:Privacy, Identity and Reputation Protection


Whether serving as a keynote speaker at The Pentagon or an identity theft expert on The Rachael Ray Show, John is one of America’s foremost experts on identity theft, cyber security, fraud prevention, mobile & computer security and online privacy. Combining real-world experience with years of study, John became an award-winning author, trusted advisor and leading speaker on managing privacy and reputation in an economy plagued by digital overexposure. John leverages his story of transforming risk into reward and the emotional connections it creates to evoke the skills of instinct, inquiry, and initiative that empower his clients to take control of their data exposure before it’s too late. John is the CEO of The Sileo Group, which advises clients on balancing risk, defending privacy and multiplying profits by building a culture of deep trust. John’s body of work includes engagements with the Pentagon, USA Today, Blue Cross, the FDIC, Pfizer, 60 Minutes, Homeland Security, AARP, Anderson Cooper, Prudential, The Washington Post, the Federal Reserve, Fox Business and organizations of all sizes. John graduated from Harvard University with honors and spends his free time with his amazing wife and two highly spirited daughters.

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