Brody, Dubinsky Elected to ACFE Board of Regents



AUSTIN, Texas (Jan. 11, 2013)– The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education, has announced that Richard G. Brody, Ph.D., CFE, CPA, and Bruce G. Dubinsky, M.S., CFE, CPA, have been elected to the ACFE Board of Regents. 


Elected by Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) worldwide, members of the ACFE Board of Regents are responsible for setting membership standards that promote professionalism and ensure the future of fraud examination as a whole. They have authority over the admission of members, continuing professional education and ethics requirements, and all other matters necessary to maintain the high standards of the ACFE.


Brody and Dubinsky will begin their two-year terms when they take office at the Board’s Feb. 19-20, 2013 meeting at ACFE headquarters in Austin, Texas. 


Brody: Honored Educator, Prolific Author, Panelist on Fraud 

Brody is the 2012 ACFE Educator of the Year. He is the Douglas Minge Brown Professor of Accounting at the University of New Mexico and a Daniels Fund Business Ethics Fellow.  


Brody earned his doctorate in accounting from Arizona State University and previously worked as a staff auditor for Deloitte Haskins + Sells, as a cost analyst for Hewlett Packard and as a senior financial reporting analyst for Tandem Computers. 


Brody has authored or co-authored more than 80 refereed publications and has made more than 100 presentations at national and international conferences and seminars. He served on a panel, “It may be legal, but is it ethical?” at the 23rd Annual ACFE Fraud Conference & Exhibition. Brody has served as a panelist for the ACFE, and has been on the editorial advisory committee for Fraud Magazine since 2007. 


Brody serves as an expert witness and has experience in both civil and criminal cases. He has worked with the U.S. Secret Service, the U.S. Department of Justice, the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office and the Second Judicial District Attorney’s Office in New Mexico. 


Dubinsky: Nearly 30 Years of Experience in Investigation, Expert Testimony 

Dubinsky is a managing director in the Dispute Practice of Duff & Phelps LLC, which provides financial advisory and investment banking services. He has nearly 30 years of experience providing fraud, forensic accounting, accounting and tax services. 


Dubinsky has testified as an expert witness in cases involving criminal and civil fraud and other types of dispute cases. He has been a testifying expert for the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and the Office of Chief Counsel for the U.S. Internal Revenue Service on cases involving large, fraudulent, abusive tax shelters. 


Dubinsky provides fraud and forensic accounting investigative analysis as a testifying expert witness for Irving H. Picard, trustee for the Bernard Madoff Ponzi bankruptcy case in the New York U.S. District Court. 


He led the forensic investigation and compliance engagement on campaign finance fraud under the consent decree from the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of New York for the 2010-2011 International Brotherhood of Teamsters International officers’ election.  


Dubinsky’s other notable cases include the Lehman Brothers’ bankruptcy investigation; the Washington, D.C., teachers’ union fraud; the Fresno, Calif. Unified School District fraud; and the Maryland FirstPay Ponzi scheme. 


Dubinsky has a Master of Science in Taxation from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. 


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