Thursday-Friday, June 21-22 | 8:30 AM-4:55 PM
CPE Credit: 16
Recommended Prerequisite: None
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
To be successful in the fight against fraud, auditors and investigators must work together. The Auditing/Investigating Fraud Seminar brings these two perspectives together for a series of joint general sessions and breaks into separate sessions for each of the respective professional roles. Through the exploration of various anti-fraud topics and the sharing of best practices across disciplines, you will sharpen your existing skills and learn the techniques necessary for effective fraud prevention, detection and investigation.
You Will Learn How To:
Partner, Forensic and Litigation Services, Weaver LLP
Jeff Matthews, CPA, CFE, has more than 20 of experience in financial investigation, forensic accounting, and litigation support spending many years practicing in Big Four firms. He has substantial experience as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), leading many financial, federal, and state investigations. As a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), he serves on faculty while providing continuing education programs to organizations and entities throughout the country. Matthews has been instrumental in developing proprietary anti-fraud and compliance tools for the forensic and litigation community.
Matthews began his career as an investigative auditor for the State of Louisiana. After nearly five years and dozens of investigations, he was recruited to Dallas to work for a Big Four accounting firm. He eventually advanced to partner. He currently is the National Partner in Charge of Weaver’s Forensic and Litigation Practice.
Program Analyst, Transportation Safety Administration, (TSA)
Sherman McGrew is a native of Brooklyn, New York. He entered military service in 1979, retiring as a U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel in 2010. He is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and has had three active duty deployments, to include two combat tours in Iraq in 2003 and 2008. In 2008 he worked extensively with the U.K. Military and the U.K. Civilian Police Contingent in Basra, Iraq.
He entered law enforcement in 1987 and retired as a Captain with the Waterbury, Connecticut Police Department in 2009, having also served as a Patrolman, Detective, Sergeant, and Lieutenant. He has conducted literally thousands of interviews with suspects and has lectured on interview and interrogation to both police, military and international audiences. As a detective, he extensively investigated financial crimes, securing convictions while at all times respecting the rights of the accused.
He holds a Bachelor Degree from the University of Connecticut, a Masters in Forensic Science from the University of New Haven and a Law Degree from The University of Connecticut School of Law. He is admitted to both the Connecticut Bar and the U.S. Federal Bar as an attorney. He also was a commander of the Waterbury Police SWAT team and founded and commanded the Waterbury Police Academy for four years.
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