Elder Financial Exploitation: A Primer for CFEs

September 27, 2018 | 2 p.m. ET

Duration: 100 minutes

CPE Credit: 2

Description: In this webinar, Karen Webber, CFE, CPA, will discuss elder financial exploitation, a fast-growing and underreported crime against older adults. You will hear about the role that CFEs play in investigating these cases, and explore examples of remedies and resources that are available to victims of financial exploitation using New York and other states as examples. The webinar will review red flags of financial abuse that you may observe when working with older adults.                                                                                     

    Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge                      

    Course Level: Basic

    Prerequisite: None

    Advanced Preparation: None

    Delivery Format: Group Internet Based

    You Will Learn How To:

    • Recognize financial abuse and exploitation
    • Discern the role of a CFE in financial exploitation cases
    • Identify red flags or indicators of financial exploitation
    Who Should Attend:
    • Certified Fraud Examiners and other anti-fraud professionals
    • Law enforcement officers and prosecutors
    • Detectives and private investigators
    • Internal and external auditors, CPAs, CAs and forensic accountants
    • Attorneys, legal professionals and law enforcement personnel
    • Educators and students


    Karen Webber, CFE, CPA 
    Webber CPA, PLLC

    Karen Webber is a forensic accountant, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) in Rochester, New York. She has worked on financial exploitation cases for older and vulnerable adults for the last 10 years. She and her staff at Webber CPA, PLLC, consult with law enforcement, attorneys, government agencies, and other service organizations to provide financial evidence and expert witness testimony on elder exploitation cases. Webber plays an integral role in the expansion of elder exploitation multi-disciplinary teams across New York, and travels nationally to provide training and education on the important role of forensic accountants in financial exploitation investigations.

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