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  • Tuesday, June 25 | 3:35–4:50 PM


    CPE: 1.5

    Level: Overview

    Recommended Prerequisites: None

    Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

    Building an effective fraud investigation program can be a daunting task for any organization. Funding, structure, personnel and leadership support are all challenging, especially when a company has yet to recognize the benefits that such a program has on its cost of operations. In this panel discussion, you will hear from anti-fraud experts at a range of companies who have successfully designed, implemented and maintained corporate fraud investigation programs. This panel will provide a strategy for creating a proactive anti-fraud program centered on compliance, deterrence and recovery. It will also provide insight into building a program from scratch or improving an existing program.

    You Will Learn How To:

    • Justify to leadership the value of a fraud investigation program
    • Apply good-faith investigations to increase recoveries and enhance your anti-fraud program
    • Effectively operate in a matrix with investigators, auditors, analysts and operational colleagues

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    Leah D. Lane, CFE

    Global Investigations Director, Texas Instruments, Inc.

    Leah Lane has more than 20 years of combined public and private sector investigations and fraud examination experience. During her career, she has managed, worked and assisted in hundreds of investigations globally, involving allegations of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations, internal and external fraud, and employee misconduct.

    Lane is currently the global investigations director at Texas Instruments, Inc. (TI), where she manages a group of investigators with global responsibility for investigations within TI. She is also responsible for fraud awareness campaigns.

    Before joining Texas Instruments, Lane served as the audit fraud manager at JCPenney and as a security manager for the Americas at HP/EDS. At these positions, she was responsible for investigating and managing complex financial fraud and computer forensic matters. She began her investigative career as a special agent in the U.S. Customs Service, a position she held for more than seven years.

  • llane headshot
    Leah D. Lane, CFE

    Global Investigations Director, Texas Instruments, Inc.

    Leah Lane has more than 20 years of combined public and private sector investigations and fraud examination experience. During her career, she has managed, worked and assisted in hundreds of investigations globally, involving allegations of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations, internal and external fraud, and employee misconduct.

    Lane is currently the global investigations director at Texas Instruments, Inc. (TI), where she manages a group of investigators with global responsibility for investigations within TI. She is also responsible for fraud awareness campaigns.

    Before joining Texas Instruments, Lane served as the audit fraud manager at JCPenney and as a security manager for the Americas at HP/EDS. At these positions, she was responsible for investigating and managing complex financial fraud and computer forensic matters. She began her investigative career as a special agent in the U.S. Customs Service, a position she held for more than seven years.

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