Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. (June 18, 2018) — Academy Award®
Winner Bryan Fogel, the director and writer of ICARUS, Clare Rewcastle Brown, the investigative journalist who
helped bring the international 1MDB scandal to light and other experts will
address more than 3,000 anti-fraud professionals gathering this week for the 29th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference.
The conference, which marks the world’s largest gathering
of fraud fighters under one roof, begins today at the Mandalay Bay Resort and
lasts through June 22. More than 80 educational sessions and panels will be
presented by leading experts in the anti-fraud field, focusing on subjects
including cyberfraud, white-collar crime and ethics. It will also feature a
panel on lessons learned after a crisis with former Chief Compliance and
Governance Officer of Petrobras Joao Elek, former Chief Compliance Officer of
Siemens and SNC-Lavalin Group Dr. Andreas Pohlmann and others.
Fogel is an American film director,
producer, author and playwright best known for directing the Oscar®-winning
2017 documentary thriller ICARUS:
The True Story Behind the Russian Doping Scandal and Corruption. Along
with Russian doctor Grigory Rodchenkov, he exposed a state-sponsored doping
scheme that had been ongoing in Russia for decades and which directly led to
Russia being banned from the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea.
Rewcastle Brown is the founder and editor-in-chief of the
Sarawak Report, which detailed
corruption surrounding the Malaysian development fund 1MDB and linked it to the
administration of the former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak. Her
reporting helped the story reach an international audience and subsequently
launched investigations from regulatory bodies around the world.
“Fraud is a continuing problem that affects all
individuals regardless of location, age or part in society,” said ACFE president
and CEO Bruce Dorris, J.D., CFE, CPA. “Seeing anti-fraud professionals from around
the world gather for this unmatched learning opportunity is a rare experience
that I am proud to be a part of.”
for video clips, articles and live updates from the conference.
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Founded in 1988, the ACFE is the world’s largest
anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and
education. Together with nearly 85,000 members, the ACFE is reducing business
fraud worldwide. For more information, visit ACFE.com.