Conversation with an Insider Trader

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2 Credits


In this webinar, John Gill, J.D., CFE, ACFE’s Vice President of Education, will talk to Joseph Grmovsek about his story focusing on why he started insider trading in the first place, how he rationalized and hid his conduct, how he was caught, and what happened to him after the crime was exposed. They will also discuss of how organizations are vulnerable to information theft and what can be done to help prevent it.



You Will Learn How To:

Identify red flags that might indicate that insider trading is occurring

Determine how insider trading information is obtained and used improperly

Discern ways that insider trading can better be identified and prevented

Recognize reasons why it might be difficult to initially detect insider trading

CPE Information

This course fulfills the annual ethics CPE requirement for CFEs. Learn more about the ethics CPE requirements for CFEs.
CPE Credit: 2 Credits
NASBA Information: Behavioral Ethics
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: May 2023
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study


John D. Gill, J.D., CFE - Speaker

John Gill

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Joseph Grmovsek - Speaker

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Convicted Insider Trader

A former lawyer in Ontario, Joseph Grmovsek is Canada’s first and only individual to receive a criminal conviction and sentence of imprisonment for illegal insider trading activities. He was incarcerated for close to three years in stays that included two maximum security prisons.

*The ACFE does not compensate convicted insider traders.


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