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Chrysti Ziegler, CFE, CIA, CRMA
Chief Audit Executive, CITGO Petroleum Corporation
Chrysti Ziegler, CFE, CIA, CRMA, is the chief audit executive at CITGO Petroleum Corporation and has enjoyed a successful 24-year career in internal audit. After completing post-graduate studies in 2000, she moved to Houston, Texas, to work for PricewaterhouseCoopers until 2008 when she joined utility company NiSource Inc. In 2012, she then moved to energy provider Genesis Energy L.P., and in October 2019, she started her current role with CITGO.
As a longtime member of the ACFE and the Houston ACFE Chapter, Ziegler has served on the Houston Chapter board in escalating roles for the past eight years, including president from 2016-2020 and vice president from 2014-2016. She is a member of the ACFE Scholarship Committee and a core member of the ACFE Women in the Anti-Fraud Profession community. She was also a founding member of the ACFE Chapter Leaders Committee in 2017.
Ziegler holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and an MBA from Texas A&M University. She has been featured in Fraud Magazine (“I’m a CFE”) and Hispanic Executive Magazine (“Chrysti Ziegler Takes Time for Internal Auditing”). She lives in Houston with her husband, two children and two rescued German shepherds.
Head of EMEA Fraud, Fincrime & Data Science, SAS
Marcin Nadolny leads the EMEA Fraud, Fincrime & Data Science Practice for Financial Services sector. He is a thought leader on fraud, accountable for defining the go-to-market strategy, business development, support of implementations with expert knowledge and fraud analytics. Marcin and his team are subject matter experts that help banks, insurers and other financial institutions to combat fraud and financial crimes in the digital world, and improve detection across all areas including all kind of payments fraud, application/identity fraud, anti-money laundering, insurance claims fraud, insider threats.
Marcin is an experienced anti-fraud expert, but also data scientist with huge expertise in machine learning applications in business. He has strong background in banking and financial services and over 19 years of professional experience he gained with SAS but also at PwC, Toyota Bank and at DaimlerChrysler R&D. Along his career Marcin was leading fraud teams on the country and regional levels. He participated in numerous projects being responsible for design and deployment of fraud detection strategies with support of machine learning and networks analytics, and particularly he was leading the team of analysts implementing SAS Enterprise Fraud Management platform at largest banks in Central Europe.
Marcin is graduated in mathematics from the University of Warsaw, and also holds a Master of Science degree in Applied Computer Science from Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg in Germany.
Parametric Global Consulting
She is the Founding Partner of Parametric Global Consulting, an economic crime investigations consultancy.
A former Principal Investigative Lawyer within the U.K. Government’s Serious Fraud Office. She was a senior prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service and Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Lloydette is the Chair of the Board of Spotlight on Corruption, a UK based anti-corruption charity which tracks how the UK implements its anti-corruption laws.
She sits on the Legal Panel for Whistleblowers UK, a non profit promoting transformation in the way speaking up is incorporated into a fair and transparent society.
Lloydette is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Unite Foundation, the charitable arm of Unite Group, a U.K. publicly listed company.
She is a Visiting Lecturer at the International Anti-Corruption Academy in Vienna, Austria.
Lloydette is a Committee Member on the Investigation Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.
Laurie Cherpock, CFE
Global Head of Internal Audit and Supplier Sustainability Assessments, CHANEL
Laurie Cherpock, CFE, has more than 20 years’ experience in internal audit, enterprise risk management, fraud risk management, compliance and advisory services across the luxury retail, wine and spirits, entertainment, and financial services sectors. Laurie is currently the Global Head of Internal Audit and Supplier Sustainability Assessments where she leads the Internal Audit and Integrated Risk Management Teams for CHANEL worldwide and oversees the Internal Audit Team for Manufactures de Mode, an impressive array of specialized companies including tanneries, embroiderers, feather makers, textiles, and shoemakers, to name a few. In addition, Laurie manages the Global Responsible Supplier Program Team, whose objectives align with the organization’s sustainability strategy and responsible business conduct values, and brings transparency and oversight to environmental, social and governance risks across the supply chain.
Prior to joining CHANEL, Laurie was the Head of Internal Audit for Pernod Ricard USA for more than five years, where she was responsible for assessing financial and operational business risks, and conducting internal investigations related to potential or alleged non-compliance matters, vendor and expenditure frauds, and other questionable business practices. She established and co-chaired the organization’s Anti-Fraud Steering Committee, where she oversaw the development of key policies, procedures, and corporate initiatives earmarked to deter fraud in the workplace.
Stacey Toder Feldman
Partner, Deloitte Forensic
Stacey Toder Feldman is a Partner in Deloitte’s Forensic practice and leads the Energy and Resources team across the EMEA region. An international trade lawyer by background, Stacey has over 20 years’ experience advising clients on all aspects
of the economic crime compliance lifecycle, in particular on global export controls, sanctions, customs fraud, anti-bribery and corruption, and related misconduct. Stacey’s practice covers a wide range of industries, with a particular
focus on Energy, Resources and Industrials, specifically on oil and gas, mining, metals, chemicals, manufacturing, trading, shipping, telecommunications and technology supporting these sectors. She specialises in: conducting
complex, multi-jurisdictional regulatory enforcement-driven investigations and sensitive internal investigations; advising on best practices for investigations function operating models; conducting risk assessments and developing tailored
compliance frameworks designed to identify, mitigate and manage economic crime risk; and leading pre- and post-acquisition M&A due diligence to analyze and mitigate potential economic crime risk.
Alessandro Ruta, CFE, SCA
Federal Audit Oversight Authority (FAOA) in Switzerland
Alessandro Ruta is an inspector for the Swiss audit oversight regulator, the independent authority that ensures the proper performance and quality of audit services. He has investigated failed audits of manipulated financial statements. He currently performs inspections of audits of financial statements of Swiss public-interest entities. Before joining the FAOA in 2007, Ruta served as an auditor for a Big Four firm in Switzerland.
He has also been delivering trainings on auditing standards with an emphasis on fraud risks to Swiss professional organisations of auditors and to auditors of federal and cantonal administrations and audit offices.
Ruta is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a Swiss Certified Accountant (SCA).
Mag. Aleksandra Engin-Deniz, CFE, GRCA
Risk Management and ICS Expert
Magister Aleksandra Engin-Deniz, a graduate of Vienna’s University of Economics & Business Administration, has spent over 20 years within the financial industry in Vienna, covering also the Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) region. She is an expert in internal
control systems, outsourcing, fraud Investigation, and non-financial risks across all the topics within the 2nd line of The IIA model. During her career she worked for Erste Group Bank, Sberbank Europe, Denizbank, Vienna Insurance Group
and Swiss Life Select. Her major achievements include setting up internal control systems, incl. harmonization of processes, optimization of non-financial risk instruments, leading projects, challenging internal documents frameworks, and
general governance topics, incl. separation of duties. She has run CEE-wide workshops, given courses, and provided training.
Tech expert, Author and Presenter
Jamie Bartlett is the author of four books: “The Missing Cryptoqueen” (2022), “The People Vs Tech” (2018) about data and democracies, which won the 2019 Transmission Prize, “Radicals” (2017) about political outsiders, and the best-selling “The Dark Net” (2014) about internet subcultures and online crime. His books have been translated into 15 languages.
Bartlett founded the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media at the think-tank Demos, where he specialised in online social movements and using machine learning to study the impact of technology on society. He is a regular commentator on national and international media outlets, and a regular writer on technology for The Spectator.
In 2019, he wrote and presented the award-winning BBC podcast series “The Missing Cryptoqueen,” which exposed the largest cryptocurrency fraud ever, which reached number one in the iTunes chart.
Bartlett also presented the BBC Two documentary series “The Secrets of Silicon Valley” about how technology was changing politics and society, including Cambridge Analytica’s role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
His TED Talk titled “How the mysterious dark net is going mainstream” has been watched over 5 million times. His main topics are cybersecurity and privacy online, crypto scams and online fraud, internet subcultures, and the impact of technology on politics.
José Hernandez, Ph.D., CPA
Ortus Strategies AG
José Hernandez is a globally recognised expert on corporate misconduct and ethical leadership.
As an independent advisor to leaders of global companies, José has helped his clients navigate once-in-a-lifetime crises related to fraud, bribery, and money laundering across five continents.
In 2008, after serving as a partner at PwC, José joined forces with former FBI Director Louis Freeh to
establish a new firm focused on corporate investigations and remediation in Europe. In 2016, he
founded his own crisis-response consultancy, Ortus Strategies AG. His professional practice is
dedicated to assisting global organizations as they reset their cultures and implement remediation
strategies pursuant to criminal and civil proceedings. José’s work ranges from boardroom strategy to
implementation of compliance controls to liaison with prosecutors and regulators. He has also served
as deputy on an FCPA monitorship.
His approach to improving organizational ethics is documented in the book Broken Business: Seven
Steps to Reform Good Companies Gone Bad, published by Wiley (2018) and translated into Dutch,
German, and Korean. In addition, he has contributed commentary on corporate misconduct to media
outlets including BBC, CNBC, CNN, the Globe and Mail, and Forbes. He teaches at VU University
Amsterdam, where he runs a lecture series on Crime, Scandals and Ethics. He has also lectured at
research institutions in Canada, El Salvador, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK.
José also works with governments and the accounting profession as a vocal advocate for policies that
promote ethical business, protection of whistleblowers, and the fight against dirty money. Since 2016,
he has served on the Government of Canada’s Advisory Committee on Money Laundering and
José holds Bachelor of Mathematics and Master of Accounting degrees from the University of Waterloo
(Canada). He completed a Ph.D. in Economics and Business Administration at VU University
Amsterdam. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (Ontario), Certified Public Accountant
(Delaware), and Chartered Financial Analyst.
Author, Entrepreneur, Advisor and Generative AI Expert
One of the first GenAI experts, Nina Schick analyses how this nascent field of artificial intelligence will change humanity. She is the founder
of Tamang Ventures, an advisory firm focused on Generative AI, and the creator of “The Era of Generative AI”—a Substack project telling the story of GenAI through exclusive content and interviews. Schick advises several AI and
technology companies, including Truepic, the first to build media authentication technology, and Synthesia, the world’s first AI-to-video generation platform. Schick is a renowned public speaker, appearing on stages at such events as CES,
TEDx, COGx and Web Summit. She has delivered keynote speeches for businesses and organisations such as Microsoft, Adobe, DARPA and the UN. Schick’s debut book, DEEPFAKES, was released in 2020 and has been translated into five
languages. The first book on AI-generated content, it predicts that over 90% of online content will be “created” by AI in 2030. Wired, Time, MIT Technology Review and The Times have all published Schick’s works. She is also a
seasoned media commentator, appearing regularly on BBC, Sky, Bloomberg and CNBC. Before specialising in Generative AI, Schick worked on geopolitical crises, including Brexit, the Russia-Ukraine war and state-sponsored disinformation. She has advised leaders including U.S. President Joe Biden and former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen. Schick speaks seven languages and calls London, Berlin and Kathmandu home.
Ivy Munoko, Ph.D, ACCA, CISA
University of Florida, Warrington College of Business
Ivy is an Assistant Professor at the University of Florida, Warrington College of Business. Her research focuses on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) for Auditing and Forensics. She has more than seven years of combined experience in IT, finance and auditing. She has had several corporate roles — including IT project manager, systems auditor and automation specialist — directly related to operational and financial systems development, risk and control assessments, managing process automation and improvements, leading all phases of diverse technology projects.
She co-authored the publication “The Ethical Implications of Using Artificial Intelligence in Auditing” in the Financial Times Top 50 Journal: Journal of Business Ethics. She has presented this research to various bodies, including U.S. and International regulators, who are exploring the ethical implications of using artificial intelligence for auditing. She has a passion for technology research, education and delivering concrete results. Within the forensics field, her current research is examining how artificial intelligence techniques such as natural language processing and machine learning can be used to detect fraud red flags.
Niclas-Andreas Müller, CFE
Niclas-Andreas Müller is an industry expert in anti-financial crime with excellent understanding of anti-money laundering, sanctions compliance and anti-fraud. He has significant experience in auditing and consulting within the financial services industry,
including commercial banking, corporate banking and investment banking. He is a business-driven, customer-oriented leader, accustomed to delivering high-profile, urgent projects in cooperation with the client, other consultants and regulators.
Costel Ion, CFE
Regional Head of Group Audit Investigations for Germany and EMEA
Costel Ion is a passionate cybersecurity and anti-fraud professional with 15 years of law enforcement experience in combating cybercrime and organized criminality at both the national and international levels. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner and holds
a master’s degree in countering organized crime. He also has a bachelor’s degree in law. From 2002 to 2014, he oversaw tackling the cybercrime phenomenon that occurred in the Romanian city of Râmnicu Vâlcea, known
as “Hackerville.” From 2014 to 2017, he worked for the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation in Singapore on cybercrime operations, digital forensics and public-private partnerships. In this role, he provided support to INTERPOL’s member
countries with investigation methodologies, training and development of specialized tools to counter the use of anonymization techniques and technologies by criminals. Currently, he is a director and principal investigator at Deutsche
Bank, responsible for conducting and leading internal investigations with critical and significant impact to the bank.
Rodica Ionescu, CFE, FRM
Loan Analyst / Former Team Leader Fraud Prevention
Rodica Ionescu’s experience in anti-fraud stretches over 10 years as part of two large European institutions. From 2015 to March 2020, Ionescu coordinated the fraud prevention team within Recovery and Fraud Prevention Department – Unicredit Bank Romania, being responsible mainly for reinventing and restructuring the anti-fraud area from its basic activities to its most complex ones.
Before leading Unicredit Bank’s fraud prevention team, Rodica coordinated corporate anti-fraud area within Compliance and Antifraud Department – Romanian banking subsidiary of Erste Bank Vienna, creating and implementing from scratch the anti-fraud strategy for corporate and small and medium businesses, a strategy that impacted more than 500 branches and 10,000 employees. After earning her master’s degree in finance and banks, as well as two bachelor’s degrees in finance and management, Rodica Ionescu extended her knowledge by finalizing psychology studies and becoming a certified counselling psychologist and psychotherapist in Romania..
Starting 2014, Rodica Ionescu also served as independent consultant for various business executives on best psychological strategies to be used in various areas, such as improvement of organizational cultures, as well as fraud and theft decrease strategies. She also counselled business executives on biases and heuristics (cognitive errors) in decision making process. Her main area of interest evolves around mixing psychology into banking and financial activities. Since 2020 she relocated to Toronto, Canada and continues her career in the banking sector.
Sandeep Das, CFE, CIA, FCA
Head of Internal Audit r
St John Ambulance (England)
Sandeep Das has more than 20 years of experience in internal audit, risk management, governance and compliance across multiple industries: pharmaceutical life sciences, telecommunications, higher education and the third sector. He has also been an external auditor at a Big Four accountancy practice.
Das is an experienced head of internal audit, beginning his career in external audit in 2000 before moving to internal audit in 2007. He has strong expertise and knowledge of the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry, with more than 12 years of experience across three large U.K.-, U.S.- and Japanese-listed pharma companies.
Das has been an exam author for the Institute of Internal Auditors and is a co-opted member of the Audit and Risk Committee at City, University of London, a co-opted member of the Risk and Audit Committee at Versus Arthritis and an independent member of the Group Audit & Risk Committee at Dimensions.
Anna Kon, CFE, CIA
Head of Internal Audit
Enefit Green AS
From January 2022, Anna Kon is the Head of Internal Audit at Enefit Green AS. Enefit Green was established in 2016 to consolidate all of Eesti Energia Group’s renewable energy production units into a single company. Since October 2021, the company shares have been listed on the Nasdaq Tallinn Stock Exchange. Enefit Green AS aims to be the fastest growing renewable energy company in the Baltic region, providing environmentally friendly energy and helping to make the world a cleaner place. Previously, Anna has worked for 14 years at Eesti Energia Group, of which for more than 7 years, she has been managing the Group Internal Audit. Eesti Energia Group is a national energy and utilities company.
Anna has authored several articles at Internal Auditor and Fraud Intelligence magazines and participates in CIA and CRMA exam questions writing.
Leonard Vona, CFE, CPA
Fraud Auditing, Inc
Leonard W. Vona is the CEO of Fraud Auditing. He is a forensic accountant with more than 40 years of diversified auditing and forensic accounting experience, including a distinguished 18-year private-industry career. Vona is the author of three books
published by Wiley, Fraud Risk Assessment: Building a Fraud Audit Program, The Fraud Audit: Responding to the Risk of Fraud in Core Business Systems, and Fraud Data Analytics Methodology: The Fraud Scenario Approach to Uncovering Fraud.
Vona lectures nationally and internationally on fraud risk assessments, fraud auditing, fraud data analytics and fraud prevention. His firm advises clients in areas of litigation support, financial investigations, fraud auditing, fraud
data analytics and fraud prevention.
Alan Dillane, CFE, FCA
Global Remediation and Digital Lead, Ethics and Compliance
Alan Dillane, a native of County Limerick, Ireland, is located in Slovakia at Dell Technologies' largest EMEA global business center. He is Dell Technologies' Global Remediation and Digital Programs Lead, Ethics and Compliance, mitigating against repeating patterns or themes of misconduct. Previously, he held several accounting roles for Dell Technologies, including preparing the financial statements for Dell Technologies' EMEA sales principal — a top-10 Irish company by revenue. Before joining Dell Technologies, he worked with Ulster Bank in a strategic finance role and with KPMG and BDO primarily in audit.
Dillane is a trained facilitator of awareness sessions for Dell Technologies' Diversity and Inclusion Strategy. He holds several finance, business and accounting qualifications and is a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland along with being a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). In addition, he holds qualifications in project management, education and banking. Dillane is married with three young children and enjoys sports, the outdoors and reading in his spare time.
Director, Deloitte Forensic
Nick joined Deloitte after working as part of the executive team at CIFAS, UK Leaders in Fraud
Prevention and a distinguished 30-year career in law enforcement, reaching the senior executive position of Assistant Chief Constable, Head of Serious, Organised and Economic Crime for Kent and Essex Police. As one of the UKs most senior detectives, he was the National Policing lead for Financial Investigation and Proceeds of Crime, leading a campaign across policing to maximise the use of financial intelligence, co-chairing the Strategic Asset Recovery Group, reporting into the Economic Crime and Security Minister.
Recently, Nick has been supporting Companies House on the development of an intelligence and enforcement function in advance of the enactment of the Economic Crime and Transparency Bill. In addition, he has been leading the development of a public private partnership to support serious and organised crime investigations and tackle fraud and illicit finance.
Rupert Evill, CFE
Ethics Insight Pte, Ltd.
Rupert Evill has 18 years of global experience managing risks, ethics, compliance and crises across more than 30 sectors. Prior to founding Ethics Insight, he worked in risk advisory roles, focusing on investigations, risk analysis, crisis response and ethics and compliance advisory support. Evill started his career in counterterrorism and political risk analysis.
Evill has a postgraduate diploma in behavioural analysis and investigative interviewing. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner. Evill was selected and trained by a world-leading team to respond to crises (including extortive demands) and deployed across Asia on these operations.
Criminologist and Director
Professor Martin Gill is a criminologist and Director of Perpetuity Research which started life as a spin out company from the University of Leicester. He holds honorary/visiting Chairs at the Universities of Leicester and London. Martin has been actively involved in a range of studies relating to different aspects of business crime with a special emphasis on fraud and dishonesty offences. For example, much of his work has been involved with better understanding the fraudsters’ perspective and he has interviewed a variety of different types of fraudsters, including dishonest staff, insurance fraudsters and identity fraudsters. He has interviewed victims, evaluated the links between fraud and organised crime and assessed the role of the police in responding to fraud. He has published 14 books including the second edition of the 'Handbook' of Security' (the third edition is due to be published in August 2022). Martin is a Fellow of The Security Institute, a member of the Company of Security Professionals (and a Freeman of the City of London). He is a Trustee of the ASIS Foundation. In 2002 the ASIS Security Foundation made a ‘citation for distinguished service’ in ‘recognition of his significant contribution to the security profession’. In 2010 he was recognised by the BSIA with a special award for ‘outstanding service to the security sector’. In 2016 he won the Imbert Prize from the Association of Security Consultants. In 2016 ASIS International awarded him a Presidential Order of Merit for distinguished service. In annual IFSEC listings he is regularly recorded as one of the world’s most influential fire and security experts. In 2016 he was entered onto the Register of Chartered Security Professionals. Martin is the Founder of the Outstanding Security Performance Awards (the OSPAs and Cyber OSPAs) and Tackling Economic Crime Awards (the TECAs).
Dr. Janice Goldstraw-White
Janice is a criminologist who has worked with Perpetuity since 2010 undertaking projects in the areas of crime and security. With more than 20 years' prior experience as an accountant, mainly in the public sector, she is particularly interested in economic crime, fraudster behaviour, and the role of women in economic crime. She has extensively researched these areas both in the UK and Australia including the motivations and rationalisations of fraudsters, the response to fraud (by both fraud managers and the police), and whether the current law in the UK is adequate for fraud reporting. She is widely published, and her own book entitled ‘White-Collar Crime: Accounts of Offending Behaviour’ was published in October 2011 based on interviews with over 40 convicted fraudsters in prison.
Harjit S. Sandhu, CFE
Canvass Research and Investigations
Harjit S. Sandhu has four decades of hands-on experience managing fraud and other investigations. As the managing director of consulting firm Canvass Research and Investigations, Sandhu protects his clients’ integrity and reputation with high-quality investigations and research reports.
Sandhu began his career in the federal police of India, where he served as chief of police in two districts. While in India, he also acted as chief of an anti-corruption branch in the Central Bureau of Investigation and deputy inspector general of police.
Sandhu has worked with Interpol’s Economic and Financial Crimes Directorate, the U.N. Security Council’s five Panels of Experts monitoring sanctions, U.N.-International Tribunals, and the U.N.-World Food Programme, where he retired as chief investigations officer in January 2021.
Sandhu was an independent expert for the U.N. Counter-Terrorism Committee, the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime, the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the Serious Organised Crime Agency and the Commonwealth Secretariat. He has assisted organizations in capacity building and preparing training manuals and is currently on the advisory boards of many of these organizations. Sandhu holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Laws.
Natina Thalien, CFE
Chief Information Security Officer, Author and Public Speaker
Natina Thalien, CFE, is an author and industry-recognized expert in cybersecurity, compliance auditing, fraud risk and enterprise/vendor risk management and governance. Thalien also serves as an administrator on the board at Consilience Ventures and is affiliated with the ACFE’s France chapter. She holds American and French dual citizenship and is currently a chief information security officer at a specialty materials company in France with over 25 years aggregated experience.
Thalien has personally managed and executed audits and assessments in more than 63 countries across Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. In her current role, Thalien is influencing cybersecurity material and internet safety to global audiences during a time of geopolitical, internal, ransomware/malware and ”hacktivism” areas of threats. Thalien works alongside company officers, business managers, regional cybersecurity teams and IT managers to effectively monitor and maintain the security of her organization’s technology, people and data through information systems. She is elite in her field, and she continues to learn, improve and better understand the complexities that arise within this profession.
Bruce Dorris, J.D., CFE, CPA
President and CEO, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Bruce Dorris is the President and Chief Executive Officer for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). He also serves as an advisory member to the ACFE Board of Regents. Dorris has conducted anti-fraud training for the United Nations, the American Bankers Association, colleges and universities around the world, as well as with the FBI, GAO and other federal and state law enforcement agencies in the United States.
His expertise has been featured in interviews with the CNBC’s American Greed, ABC World News Tonight, Wall Street Journal, the Economist, the BBC, and the Atlantic among others.
Dorris earned his Juris Doctor from Louisiana State University in 1993 and is licensed to practice law in state and federal courts in Texas and Louisiana. Prior to joining the ACFE, he served as a prosecutor in Louisiana for 13 years, focusing primarily on financial crime investigations. Additionally, he is also licensed as a Certified Public Accountant.
Dorris has been with the ACFE for 13 years, previously serving as Vice President and Program Director.
Stephen M. Kohn
Partner, Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto, LLP
Speaker biography coming soon.
Tinder Swindler Victim
The best watched documentary in 2022 on Netflix is the controversial documentary 'The Tinder Swindler'. In it, the makers speak with three victims of Simon Leviev. The 33-year-old Israeli fake billionaire cheated women of hundreds of thousands of dollars
via Tinder. One of them is the Dutch Ayleen Charlotte. Ayleen Charlotte hesitated for a long time about participating in the documentary 'The Tinder Swindler’. With her contribution to the Netflix documentary
and sharing her story as a speaker at events, she wants to warn people about scams because it can also happen to you. She also wants to inspire and motivate victims of fraud and give them the strength to regain trust. Ayleen
Charlotte was thrown into the public eye when she came forward with her story in The Netflix documentary The Tinder Swindler. From the 2nd of February 2022 over 200 countries saw her (until then) private story for the first time and she
won the GASA (Global Anti Scam Alliance) Award for Scam Fighter Person of the year 2023. Why Ayleen Charlotte want to share her story, and what she would like to achieve can describe best in these three purposes.
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