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FORT WORTH ACFE CHAPTER
Join us, as we take on fraud in Tarrant County.
The 9th Annual Texas Wesleyan Fraud Conference is coming up shortly! Co-hosted by the Fort Worth ACFE Chapter, the event takes place on Friday, April 3, 2020 at Texas Wesleyan's new Nick and Lou Martin Campus Center. As this event attracts professionals from around Tarrant County involved in identify, preventing and detecting fraud, this event offers an unparalleled opportunity to connect with decision-makers and influencers in the anti-fraud world.
Registration for the 9th Annual Texas Wesleyan Fraud Conference can be found on the home page of the FW ACFE website.
Guest Speaker: Bret Hood, CFE, Director 21st Century Learning and Consulting
Biography: After serving 25 years as a special agent in the FBI, Michael “Bret” Hood became a member of the ACFE faculty, as well as an adjunct professor of forensic accounting for the University of Virginia and Mt. St. Mary’s University. During his tenure with the FBI, Mr. Hood worked many complex financial crime, money laundering, corruption and major cases, such as the 9/11 terrorist attack, the HealthSouth fraud and the Maricopa Investments case.
Since 2000, Mr. Hood has been a master facilitator and traveled the world teaching public- and private-sector employees how to develop effective anti-fraud, anti-bribery, anti-corruption and anti-money laundering programs. Mr. Hood has published articles in Fraud Magazine, Compliance and Ethics Professional Magazine and ACAMS Today.
Mr. Hood is a federal-court certified expert in money laundering and financial crimes. He is also the author of "Eat More Ice Cream: A Succinct Leadership Lesson for Each Week of the Year" and "Get Off Your Horse! 52 Succinct Leadership Lessons from U.S. Presidents.
Currently, Mr. Hood serves as an instructor, investigative consultant and expert witness for 21st Century Learning & Consulting LLC
Topic: Detecting Deception: The Body Tells a Story, But the Chances of Reading it Accurately are Problematic
Speaker: Keegan Martin, U.S. Postal Inspector
Speaker: Brian D. Poe, Attorney at Law
Topic: What are they up to now? Trends and case studies on IRS criminal tax prosecutions
Speaker: Jeff Roberts, Financial Crimes Detective, Tyler Police Department
Topic: Electronic Intrusion - Pain at the Gas Pump
Speaker: Lori Varnell, Assistant District Attorney for the Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney's Office
Topic: Cyber crime, money laundering and the elderly: a case study
This is a great event for local businesses to exhibit and/or sponsor to help accomplish their sales and marketing goals. We are still accepting sponsors for this annual event. If you would like to be a sponsor at the 8th Annual Texas Wesleyan Fraud Conference, please contact Dr. Tom Tolleson at 817-531-4840.
2020 Sponsorship Levels
Platinum Level - $1,500
Gold Level - $1,000
Silver Level - $500
Bronze Level - $250
Individuals who "no show" at the conference will forfeit the entire registration fee. Substitutions are welcome.
Parking is free to conference participants. Handicap parking and access are provided.
Please silence all cellular phones while the conference is in session.
All audio and video recording devices are prohibited at the conference without prior written permission from Texas Wesleyan University.
Texas Wesleyan University is a tobacco-free campus.