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  • Fraud TalkACFE Podcasts
    Fraud Talk is the ACFE's monthly podcast dedicated to helping professionals who fight fraud on a daily basis. In these sessions, we break down case studies, talk with the industry's leading experts and give you more tools you can use to spot, fight and prevent fraud.


    Executive to Whistleblower: “Don’t Give Me That Ethics Crap!”

    November 2014 - In this month’s podcast, we speak with Robert Church, CFE, FCPA, CVA, Director of Healthcare Investigations at Forensic Strategic Solutions, about a fraud scheme that took place at DaVita Healthcare Partners in Colorado. DaVita, a provider of kidney dialysis services, recently paid $389 million to settle criminal and civil anti-kickback investigations and ended joint ventures with kidney doctors at 28 dialysis clinics.

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    Let's Get Real: Practical Tips for Finding a Job

    October 2014 - From having a LinkedIn profile to using recruiters to your advantage, this month we dive into the most practical ways you can search for, and get, the job of your dreams.

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    Student Loan Fraud: Organized Crime in Education

    September 2014 - This month, ACFE Regent Joseph Agins, Director of Ethics and Compliance Investigations for Apollo Education Group Inc. describes the inner workings of student loan frauds and how his fraud squad goes after the people behind the fraudulent applications.

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    Understand Your Allegation & More Tips to Conducting International Investigations

    August 2014 - In this episode, John Gill, J.D., CFE, ACFE VP of Education speaks with Leah Lane, CFE, CFS, Director of Global Investigations at a large, multi-national company, about the key steps to take when conducting cross-border investigations.

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    Using Open Sources to Stop Online Fraud

    July 2014 - Tyson Johnson, CFE, Vice President of Business Development at BrightPlanet, discusses the value of using open source intelligence on the Deep Web and in social media to stop online fraud. Tyson will also be speaking at the 2014 ACFE Canadian Fraud Conference in Toronto

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    When Bad Things Happen to Good Companies

    June 2014 - In this month's episode, Eric Feldman, CFE, Managing Director of Corporate Ethics and Compliance Programs at Affiliated Monitors, discusses the distinct relationship between a strong ethics/compliance program and a company's bottom line.

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    The Top 10 Fraud Examination Legal Pitfalls

    May 2014 - Jeff Windham, J.D., CFE, Analyst at Forensic Strategic Solutions, counts down the top 10 ways fraud examiners can fall into legal traps during examinations. The pitfalls include (10) admissibility challenges, (9) searches, (8) employee rights, (7) invasion of privacy, (6) malicious prosecution and abuse of power, (5) financial privacy, (4) duress, (3) privileges and work product protection, (2) false imprisonment and (1) defamation.

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    Marketing Your CFE: Know Your Customer, Know Yourself

    April 2014 - Janet McHard, CFE, founding partner of McHard Accounting Consultants, gives listeners tips on how to market your CFE credential, your practice and, ultimately, yourself. You can read more about how to successfully start your own business and promote yourself in Janet's archived Fraud Magazine article, " Hanging Out Your Shingle."

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    What We Can Learn From Fraudsters

    March 2014 - This month, Fraud Talk asks, and answers, the question, "What can we learn from fraudsters?" from the ACFE's VP of Education John Gill, J.D., CFE, and Allan Bachman, CFE, ACFE Education Manager.

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    Bitcoin Fraud: The Who, What, When, Where and Why

    February 2014 - Jacob Parks, J.D, CFE, ACFE Research Specialist, gives FraudTalk listeners an inside look into the origins of a new form of digital currency, and the risks and fraud schemes associated with it.

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    R-E-S-P-E-C-T: The Key to Getting a Signed Statement

    January 2014 - This month, Evy Poumpouras, on-air contributor for CNN, NBC, CBS and FOX regarding interview and investigative techniques speaks with John Gill, J.D., CFE and the ACFE's VP of Education. Evy advises listeners on the best ways to conduct an interview and get a signed statement.

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    A New York State of Fraud

    December 2013 - In this month's podcast, Martin Biegelman, CFE, Executive Vice President of IPSA International, dissects a massive insurance fraud that ran for decades and cost insurers millions of dollars in New York City.

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