Texas, U.S.A. (14 Dec. 2012)– Red flags of fraud, detecting deception, conducting online
investigations and other trending topics will be top discussion items when anti-fraud
professionals from across Europe convene on 17-19 March 2013 at the ACFE
European Fraud Conference in Prague.
programme will feature speakers from government entities and the private
industry with a wide variety of expertise in international fraud prevention, deterrence
speakers include Italian magistrate Giovanni Kessler, Director-General of the European
Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF). Kessler’s career includes experience as a Public
Prosecutor, serving in international missions and as an elected member of the
Italian national parliament.
conference will also feature Ian Foxley, chairman of Whistleblowers UK, who was
a project manager providing communications work for the Saudi National Guard
when he blew the whistle on a corruption scheme involving GPT, a subsidiary of
European defence contractor EADS, and the UK Ministry of Defence.
among the keynote speakers: Max-Peter Ratzel, former director of Europol,
Europe’s law enforcement agency for tracking the most dangerous criminal and
terrorist networks on the continent; and
Alan Bryce, Head of Counter Fraud for the UK Audit Commission.
D. Ratley, CFE, will present the conference’s opening address, “Enhancing Your
Professional Skepticism”. Ratley is president and CEO of the Association of
Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the world’s largest anti-fraud organisation
and leading provider of anti-fraud training and education.
A pre-conference session, “Conducting Internal
Investigations: Planning and Logistics”, will be held on Sunday, 17 March,
while the main conference will commence Monday, 18 March and last through
Tuesday, 19 March.
pricing for early registration is available through 15 February 2013. Visit ACFE.com/European for more information.