Trends in Travel Fraud: How You Become the Victim

Originally offered October 25, 2018

Duration: 60 minutes

CPE Credit: 1

Description: From leaving the office to arriving at your destination and all points in between, there is opportunity for you, the traveling fraud examiner, to become an unwitting victim of fraud. From inappropriate charges tacked onto your bills to the theft of data, to social media snafus, you and your clients are at risk. This webinar will discuss the most common types of frauds that occur in these situations, and the best practices you should consider implementing when you travel.

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

Course Level: Basic

Prerequisite: None

Advanced Preparation: None 

Delivery Format: Group Internet Based

You Will Learn How To:

  • Recognize the most common types of fraud schemes perpetrated against travelers
  • Recognize the most common ways information is stolen
  • Implement safeguards to protect yourself and your information


Tiffany Couch, CFE, CPA, CFF                                                    

Acuity Forensics

Tiffany Couch, CFE, CPA, CFF, is principal at Acuity Forensics, a Pacific Northwest forensic accounting firm with a national presence. She has more than 21 years of experience in the field of accounting with the last 14 years focused completely on forensic accounting-related engagements. Her expertise is in matters involving fraud investigation, forensic accounting, contract and regulatory compliance, internal control risk assessment, and complex litigation

She has provided expertise as a source to The New York Times, NPR, Wall Street Journal, Forbes Magazine, Financier Worldwide Magazine and First Business News. She’s also a regular contributor to Fraud Magazine and the Vancouver Business Journal, and has been interviewed for CNBC, KING 5-TV in Seattle, iHeartRadio and KGW-TV in Portland, and News Talk in Alberta, Canada. Couch is the recipient of the 2014 James R. Baker Speaker of the Year, presented by the ACFE to honor an individual who has demonstrated the true spirit of leadership in communication, presentation and quality instruction. She serves as a faculty member for the ACFE and recently completed a two-year term as Vice-Chair and Chair of the ACFE’s Board of Regents.

Couch is the author of The Thief in Your Company, available in the ACFE bookstore.

Sponsored by the ACFE®

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Please note: To be eligible for CPE credit for the Online Archive webinar, you must complete the final exam within one year of purchase date. You may only claim CPE credit for a course once.