The Houston ACFE is happy to partner with Audimation Services to host a virtual seminar in lieu of the monthly training luncheon.
Speakers: Special Agent Gigi Joyner and Forensic Accountant Kathleen Anderson, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Houston
Title: "Forensic Accounting FBI Case Study - Healthcare Fraud in the Greater Houston area"
Description: Healthcare Fraud is rampant in the Houston and surrounding areas. Doctors, clinics, hospitals, diagnostics, community mental health centers etc, are all areas where fraud can be found. These local FBI investigations include money laundering, mail and/or wire fraud, conspiracy and other illegal activities. Today, we are going to show what a Forensic Accountant in the FBI can contribute to any type of investigation. Also, we will delve into a Healthcare Fraud investigation from the Forensic Accountant point of view. This will show how a Forensic Accountant is an integral part of the investigative team.
Bios: FBI Special Agent Gigi Joyner is a native Houstonian. SA Joyner attended the University of Southern California where she earned a BS in Business Management and an MBA. Prior to joining the FBI, SA Joyner had 12 years of telecommunications experience with AT&T, Telecentro, and Teligent Inc. SA Joyner has been working for the FBI for 19 years. Her first assignment was in the Los Angeles area, investigating Mail and Wire Frauds, Civil Rights, and Public Corruption. Currently, SA Joyner is assigned to the Houston Division where she investigated Health Care Fraud (Medicare Fraud) and is now the Applicant Recruiter.
Kathleen (Kathy) Anderson, has been employed as a forensic accountant with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for 32+ years. She began her career with the FBI in 1988. At that time, the job was primarily an administrative position; however, the job grew into a more investigative nature in regards to the financial aspects of the fraud investigations. Anderson was assigned cases involving Transportation of Stolen Goods, Robberies, Drugs, and eventually settled into Bank Fraud investigations. After 9/11, she was reassigned to work Healthcare Fraud and has been there since 2001 – 2002. Currently, FOA Anderson is assigned primarily cases on the HCF squads. She is the primary contact for all HCF searches arranging for assistance from the FOAs. In 2007, FOA Anderson became a Certified Fraud Examiner.
FOA Anderson graduated from Texas A&M with a BSA in computer science and a minor in accounting. She has 2 daughters ages 21 and 16 who keep her free time very busy. In addition, she enjoys bowling, to include league bowling and tournament bowling and crocheting.
- Identify common schemes related to health care fraud
- Define forensic investigation and how it complements law enforcement investigations
- Recognize when a forensic accountant can be beneficial to a fraud investigation
11:50 am Presentation Opened by Audimation
11:55 am Houston ACFE President Remarks
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Speakers Begin
Recommended CPE hours: 1.0 credits. You must attend the full session plus answer three polling questions to qualify for the CPE credit.
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Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
Prerequisites: Not Applicable
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
Who Should Attend: Anti-fraud professionals, Auditors, Accountants, Attorneys, Investigators, Law Enforcement, Educators, Students
Advanced Preparation: None
Program Level: Basic
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