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 Feb 26th Chapter Meeting - Fraud Indicators for Risk Management Professionals

Speaker Presentation
2/26/2013 7:30 AM
2/26/2013 10:30 AM
VSP HQ, Bldg HQ-1, 3333 Quality Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 |
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The Golden 1 Credit Union
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Post Office Box 278598
Sacramento, CA  95827- 8598
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Fraud Indicators for Risk Management Professionals
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
8:00 am Breakfast Meeting
VSP HQ, Building HQ-1
3333 Quality Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
Program Overview: Fraud Indicators for Risk Management Professionals
Your organization could be losing 5% or more of your annual revenues to fraud and abuse.  But can you recognize the indicators of fraud within your company?  This session will discuss how to improve your ability to spot and address fraud risks before they result in damage to your organization.
Learning Objectives: This session will teach attendees how to:
  • Improve your ability to assess risks related to fraud
  • Understand the warning signs and indicators of fraud
  • Learn how to better manage fraud risk to your organization.
Key Topics: At the completion of the presentation, participants will be better able to spot and address fraud risks before they result in damage to their organization.
Who should attend: The session will be directed to all internal auditors (basic/intermediate/advanced).
Instructor: James D. Ratley, CFE

James D. Ratley graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas, with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. In 1971, he joined the Dallas Police Department as a police officer.

Mr. Ratley was assigned to several police department divisions including vice, child abuse, and internal affairs. He was a member of numerous department task forces which concentrated on major fraud cases.

In 1986, Mr. Ratley left the police department to join Wells & Associates, a forensic accounting practice, where he was in charge of fraud investigations. He handled investigations regarding internal frauds, conflicts of interest, and litigation support. In 1988, he was named Program Director for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and oversaw all aspects of the ACFE's training and education programs.

In 2005, Mr. Ratley was awarded the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners' Cressey Award. The Cressey Award is the ACFE's highest honor. It is bestowed annually for a lifetime of achievement in the detection and deterrence of fraud.

In 2006, Mr. Ratley was named President of the ACFE. In this role, he works to promote the ACFE to the public and other professional organizations and continues to assist in the development of anti-fraud products and services to meet the needs of ACFE's members. In addition, he is a member of the ACFE's faculty, and teaches regularly at workshops and conferences on a variety of fraud-related subjects.

Mr. Ratley was named one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting by Accounting Today in 2012, with the magazine praising his leadership in a "changing, growing and evolving" accounting landscape. He was selected as one of Security magazine's Most Influential Security Executives for 2010. This honor is bestowed each year to the top security executives who positively impact the security industry, their organizations, their colleagues and their peers.

Mr. Ratley is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Austin Chapter and a member of the Board of Advisors for the Institute for Bank Director Education. He was also a Visiting Scholar at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. In addition, he has been certified as a Master Peace Officer by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Education.
Location: 3333 Quality Drive, HQ-1 Building, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
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CPE: 2    
Field of Study: Auditing
Prerequisite:  None  
Advance Preparation: None  
Knowledge Level: Basic
Delivery Method: Live Group
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