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July Virtual Training Event: Cyber Fraud and Cryptocurrencies

  • July 21, 2021
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Virtual Link to be sent after registration - see reminder emails


  • You must be a student chapter member to register at this rate.

Dan RameyThe Houston Area Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (Houston ACFE) is happy to host a virtual seminar in lieu of the usual in person meeting.

Title:  Cyber Fraud and Cryptocurrencies

Presenter: Dan Ramey, CPA/CFF/ABV/CITP, CFE, CVA, CIA/CRMA, CISA/CISM, CMA, - Founder and President of Houston Financial Forensics LLC

Description: Cyber fraud, cybersecurity, and cryptocurrencies are three of the hottest topics in business discussions today. Join Dan Ramey, CFE to learn what is going on in the world of cyber fraud and cryptocurrencies.  The discussion will include what are some of the newest cyber fraud schemes occurring and an introduction to cryptocurrencies and how they are utilized in cyber fraud schemes.

Bio: Dan is the Founder and President of Houston Financial Forensics, LLC and Dan T. Ramey, CPA, LLC. Dan is a frequent speaker to business and professional groups on fraud, cyber security / cyber fraud, risk assessment, third-party risk management, fraudulent financial reporting, internal audit, COSO 2013, valuation methodology, compliance, and due diligence. Dan was recently awarded, Educator of the Year by the Houston ACFE Chapter for his teaching at University of Houston, Bauer College of Business.

Houston Financial Forensics, LLC is a professional services provider in the areas of fraud investigation, cyber security / cyber fraud risk assessment, forensic accounting, enterprise and IT risk assessment, fraud risk assessment, internal audit, enterprise risk management, internal controls design and implementation, business valuation, litigation support, third-party risk management services, internal audit department quality assurance reviews, SOX 404 services, and due diligence (buy-side and sell-side) for mergers and acquisitions.

Dan is a graduate of Baylor University with a degree in Accounting and an Executive MBA from Houston Baptist University. He is a member of Second Baptist Church where he serves as a Deacon and has served on various committees since joining the church in 1981. Dan also serves on the Houston Baptist University Archie W. Dunham College of Business Dean’s Development Council and the Accounting Advisory Board at C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston where he is also the Chair of the Outreach Committee.

Learning Objectives: 
  • Define Cryptocurrencies and how they vary from traditional currencies
  • Differentiate between the different kinds of cryptocurrencies
  • Identify cyber fraud schemes occurring with cryptocurrencies


1:55 PM:  Webinar Opens

2:00 PM: Introductory Remarks ACFE Chapter President

2:05 PM:  Presentation

Recommended CPE Credits:
 1 hour CPE credit

Event Policies:

If you have registered and/or paid for an event and you need to cancel, you MUST email events@houstonacfe.org no later than 5 days prior to the event to request a refund and/or cancel your registration.      

Program Cancellation Policy

If you have registered and/or paid for an event and you need to cancel, you MUST cancel online through your account no later than 5 days prior to the event, unless otherwise indicated in specific event policies, to request a refund and/or cancel your registration. The Chapter must confirm event registrations with the venue prior to the event and any changes after this time period can become a financial cost to the Chapter. The Chapter reserves the right to make the final determination on what percentage charge/refund will be returned for cancellations made after the cutoff. The default condition is that cancellations made after cutoff will be charged at 100% and/or no refunds will be allowed. In the event the Chapter determines that partial charges or refunds will be allowed, they will be made on a case by case basis.

In the event of having to cancel one of the events,  the Chapter would immediately send an email blast to all registrants with the emails they used for registration.  The Chapter media relations officer would post on all social media platforms notifying members of the cancellation, and the Chapter webmaster would also post cancellation on the Chapter website.

In the event an attendee does not show up to the event, the registration cost will be forfeited. If payment at the door was the selected method, then the attendee will be billed for the full cost of the event. The Chapter reserves the right to bar future registrations for any attendees who routinely register and fail to pay and/or attend the event.  If you have any questions you may email events@houstonacfe.org.

For more information regarding refund, complaint and/or program cancellation policies, please visit the Terms & Conditions section of the website, or email us at events@houstonacfe.org.    

Attendance Requirements:  In order to receive CPE credit, you must attend at least 50 minutes of each hour presented, and you must answer at least three polling questions per hour presented. 

Additional Information:

Delivery Method: Group Live Presented online due to covid-19
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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The Houston Area Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.  State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.  Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: www.nasbaregistry.org

Houston Area ACFE Chapter
PO Box 22853
Houston, Texas 77227-2853

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