Thursday-Friday, June 25-26 | 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 exploring anti-fraud topics and sharing 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:
Former Assistant Legislative Auditor, Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Office
Allen Brown is the former assistant legislative auditor for local government services for the state of Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Office. In this position, he oversaw local government audits and directed the investigative audit group. During his tenure with the Louisiana Legislative Auditor he participated in hundreds of fraud investigations including one that resulted in the closing of a state agency. Brown retired from the Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Office in January of 2014.
Training Director, ACFE
Jason Zirkle is the training director for the ACFE and has 8 years of experience in fraud and money laundering investigations. Prior to working for the ACFE, Zirkle was an intelligence analyst with the Texas Ranger division of the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS). At DPS, he worked alongside Texas Rangers and DPS special agents, providing investigative support and financial analysis on major financial crime investigations. These included money laundering, fraud, embezzlement, public corruption, identity theft, illegal gambling and other white-collar crimes. He also provided financial expertise to non-financial criminal cases, such as murder investigations, narcotics, and human smuggling and trafficking.
In 2019, Zirkle joined the ACFE to serve as its training director, where he teaches ACFE training courses and assists in updating ACFE training curriculum.
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