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 2014 Fraud Summit

Chapter Event
3/19/2014 8:00 AM
3/19/2014 4:30 PM
Delta Winnipeg Hotel, 350 St Mary Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba | Canada - Manitoba
2014FraudSummit.jpgIIA Winnipeg Chapter is hosting Winnipeg’s first Fraud Summit on Wednesday, March 19th at the Delta Winnipeg Hotel.  
Join the IIA in Winnipeg where some of the most respected anti-fraud professionals from Manitoba will come together to share their knowledge and expertise at the 2014 IIA Fraud Summit.   
The program features speakers with a wide variety of expertise in fraud prevention, deterrence and detection. In addition, these experienced practitioners will share real-world examples and strategies that can immediately take your fraud investigations to the next level.


  • Carol Bellringer, Auditor General of Manitoba
  • Ray Hutton, Forensic Accountant (retired)
  • Larry Levasseur, Senior Investigator, MTS Allstream
  • Sgt. Ken Malloy, Commercial Crime Unit, Winnipeg Police Service
  • Steve Martens, Senior Manager, Financial Advisory Services, Deloitte
  • Brian Tario, Investigative & Forensic Services, MNP

And more! 


7:45 a.m.   
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m.   
Speaker 1

Opening Keynote: Trust but Verify – Fraud Happens
Carol Bellringer, Auditor General of Manitoba
Carol Bellringer is a Chartered Accountant (named a “Fellow” by for her contributions to the community in 2006) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Concordia University in Montreal and an MBA from the University of Quebec at Montreal and the Warsaw School of Economics. She worked for KPMG (then Peat Marwick Mitchell) in Montreal, Toronto and Winnipeg before joining Manitoba's Provincial Auditor's Office in 1988. Carol spent 6 years in Warsaw, Poland from 1996 to 2002. After returning to Manitoba in 2002, Carol held the position of Director of Private Funding at the University of Manitoba, was a member of the board and then chair of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, was a board member and audit committee chair at Manitoba Hydro, and was a member of the audit committee at Cancer Care Manitoba. She was appointed Manitoba’s Auditor General in 2006.

Carol has been a member of Canada’s Auditing and Assurance Standards Board and    CCAF-FCVI Inc.  Currently she sits on the advisory board of the Manitoba Chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) and is on the board of the International Federation of Accountants.

Carol will be retiring as Manitoba’s Auditor General on March 31, 2014.  She looks forward to spending more time with her family, golfing, travelling, and exploring future professional opportunities. 
9:45 a.m.   
Refreshment Break
10:00 a.m.   
Speaker 2

Risk of Unethical or Fraudulent Behaviour in a Corporate Setting
Brian Tario, Investigative & Forensic Services, MNP

Brian Tario, CFI, is responsible for investigations in the areas of due diligence and background inquiries, fraud, theft, secret commissions, foreign corruption, money laundering and the assessment of risk for clients across Canada.
Prior to joining MNP, Brian was a member of the RCMP. He was involved in numerous national and international investigations involving money laundering, white collar crime, gambling, drugs, smuggling and the proceeds of crime. As part of the RCMP’s Winnipeg Commercial Crime Unit, Brian was in charge of the Market Unit where he conducted numerous investigations involving securities, commodities and investment related activity.

Serving as an undercover operator in the RCMP, Brian worked at a currency exchange business in downtown Vancouver for a period of two years. The operation investigated the laundering of money for major criminal organizations involved in smuggling and the drug trade, valued more than $41 million dollars.

Brian is a Certified Forensic Investigator (CFI) and a director with the local chapter (in Calgary) of the Association of Certified Forensic Investigators. Active in his community and profession, Brian speaks to a wide variety of groups on fraud, theft and money laundering. He also serves as the Alberta Director on the board for the Canadian Centre for Child Protection, the organization responsible for
10:55 a.m.   
Speaker 3

Financial Statement Fraud
Ray Hutton, Forensic Accountant (retired)

Ray brings with him a wealth of varied experience both in teaching and in conducting fraud investigations. Ray is a Chartered Accountant (CA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM).
Ray has worked for the Canadian Grain Commission as a Financial Statement Analyst, reviewing financial statements of grain companies as part of the licensing process. The review included the calculation of various key ratios and a risk rating system of the company’s financial strength.

Ray provided forensic accounting services for the RCMP for eight years and has taught fraud courses in the United States and Canada for universities and colleges. He has made presentations on forensic accounting and fraud to law enforcement, professional associations, businesses and government organizations.

11:45 p.m.   
Networking Luncheon

12:40 p.m.   
Panel Discussion
Internal Audit’s Role in Fraud Activities
Moderator: Brian Brown, CAE – Canadian Grain Commission
Panelists:  Aileen Madden, General Auditor – Air Canada
                Carol Mazur, Corporate Integrity Officer, Internal Audit Division, Manitoba Hydro

1:40 p.m.   
Speaker 4

Insider Theft: An In-depth Look at Actual Incidents       
Sergeant Ken Molloy, Commercial Crime Unit, Winnipeg Police Services

Sergeant Ken Molloy is a 24 year member of the Winnipeg Police Service.  In addition to working in patrol, training, and internet investigations, he has spent 12 years as a fraud investigator.  He has been a trainer for the Winnipeg Police, the RCMP, the Saskatchewan Police College, and other agencies, including the United Nations High Commission for Refugees.  In 2007, Sgt. Molloy was inducted as a member of the Order of Merit of the Police Forces.  He holds an MBA from the University of Manitoba.
2:30 p.m.   
Refreshment Break
2:45 p.m.   
Speaker 5

Analytics in Action: Fraud and Misconduct
Steve Martens, Senior Manager, Financial Advisory, Deloitte

Steve Martens, CA is the leader of the forensic and dispute consulting practice for Deloitte in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Steve specializes in forensic investigation and accounting, business insurance consulting and dispute resolution services. Steve has over 17 years of experience working locally, nationally and internationally with both public and private entities in various industry sectors including agriculture, manufacturing, financial services, food processing, pharmaceuticals and retail operations as well as government departments and organizations.

Steve’s experience includes working with clients, and their counsel, in resolving dispute situations through the quantification of business losses and damages, preparation of expert reports, and assisting in the recovery of losses, both insured and uninsured.

Steve has also led numerous investigations into situations involving financial irregularities, conflicts of interest and professional misconduct, uncovering, gathering and preparing evidence for insurance, regulatory, civil and criminal matters.
3:40 p.m.   
Speaker 6

Corporate Investigations
Larry Lavasseur, Senior Investigator, MTS Allstream

He is currently employed as Manager of Client Security Services and Senior Investigator with MTS Allstream. He previously worked as a security and investigations advisor with Manitoba Hydro and in early March of this year he commenced duties with Pollard Banknote Ltd as the Director of Corporate Security.

Prior to moving to corporate security, Larry worked for more than 20 years with the Winnipeg Police Service in progressively senior roles related to commercial crime, professional standards, privacy investigations and other areas of policing. He has attained the designations of Certified Forensic Investigator (CFI) through the Association of Certified Forensic Investigators of Canada and as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) through the ASIS International.

He is the recipient of several law enforcement awards including the Manitoba Attorney General’s Award for Excellence in Law Enforcement and the Canadian Banks’ Law Enforcement Award.
4:30 p.m.   
Closing Remarks

2014March19Agend.pdf2014 Fraud Summit
Delta Winnipeg Hotel  
350 St Mary Avenue 
Winnipeg, Manitoba


Wednesday, March 19th, 2014


Registration & Breakfast:
7:30 am – 8:15 am
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
(breakfast, lunch, and coffee will be provided)
IIA members: $325
Non members: $425


8 CPE's


Registration deadline:
Thursday, March 13th, 2014
Event Coordinator:
Angela Kuzminski