Trends and Best Practices in Global Procurement Fraud

The Value of a Self-Contained Compliance Program

Original Air Date May 17, 2017  |   11:00 a.m. EDT
Webinar Duration: 60 Minutes  |  Course Level: Basic 
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge 

Recommended Prerequisite: None
Advanced Preparation: None  |  CPE Credit: 1

Spending volumes, complex purchasing processes and decentralized buying make fraud detection more challenging in large procurement offices and make the need for ongoing detection processes more critical than ever.

A recent U.S. Government Accountability Office study that assesses government- contracting trends, combined with SAS’ experience enabling procurement fraud analytics across a vast global customer base, provides a baseline of best practices for any organization looking to improve controls to reduce improper payments and reduce fraud within contracts. 

This webinar will explore current contracting trends seen within government contracts and non-governmental purchasing offices, highlight the red flags to spot these trends and reinforce basic procurement fraud detection methodology. The webinar will conclude with best practices in detection and developing an approach to onboard such capabilities.

 

In this webinar you will learn how to:

  • Recognize the principles of developing a Procurement Integrity Program  
  • Leverage existing efforts and best positions for future success
  • Distinguish lessons learned fro operationalizing analytics across global procurement offices                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
Speakers

Jen Dunham
Jen Dunham, CFE
Principles Solutions Architect
SAS  

Jen Dunham served as an all-source intelligence analyst in the U.S. Army, having since worked closely with numerous law enforcement, defense and intelligence organizations around the world. She has a unique and comprehensive view within these areas and how their tradecraft and missions vary. She has worked in mission areas to include counterterrorism, counterespionage, counternarcotic, peacekeeping missions, priority intelligence requirements and the Balkans (Bosnia-Herzegovina). Over the last 23 years, she has held a security clearance with numerous agencies supporting organizations such as the FBI, DEA, NSA, CIA, NCTC, State Department, Department of Energy, and state and local law enforcement.


Ricky Sluder
Ricky Sluder, CFE
Principle Solution Architect in the Security Intelligence Practice
SAS  

Ricky Sluder has 20 years of investigative experience in white-collar crime, and Medicare and Medicaid fraud, waste and abuse. In 2012, five major cases identified under his investigative/data analytic operational model resulted in U.S. Department of Justice criminal prosecutions exceeding $846 million in fraud.


Jen Dunham
Chris McAuley
Director, Fraud and Financial Crimes
SAS  

Chris McAuley has more than 25 years of experience in interational management consultancy and information technology. He has focused primarily on tier 1 banks, insurance companies and government departments across Europe, the GCC, Pakistan, West Africa and Southern Africa.



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