Conversation With a Fraudster: James Brandolino

Conversation with a Fraudster Brandolino
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2 Credits


In this on-demand webinar, John Gill, J.D., CFE, ACFE Vice President of Education, interviews convicted fraudster James Brandolino, who defrauded his clients (mostly friends and family) of around $4 million. Brandolino started as a legitimate broker, but soon began running a Ponzi scheme. For seven years, Brandolino hid his fraud and fooled investors and regulators. Amazingly, he was never caught. You will learn how his scheme came to an end and how he fooled so many people for so many years.



You Will Learn How To:

´╗┐Identify common motivations and thought processes of fraudsters

Determine ways that fraud can be prevented and detected

Discern common methods that individuals use to commit fraud

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: November 2022
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study

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

John Gill

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners


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