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Houston ACFE April Virtual Training: "Elder Fraud - Education and Prevention"

  • April 25, 2023
  • 11:55 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Virtual training - Zoom Link


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

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The Houston ACFE invites you to join us for our Monthly virtual training!  It's the 4th Tuesday of each month, so mark your recurring calendars!

Speaker:   Steven A Bodge, CFE, CIFI, CIAFP, SCLA

    Title: "Elder Fraud - Education and Prevention"

    Description: Elder fraud cost Americans over the age of 60 more than $966 million in 2020, according to the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3). Here and in other countries, it's a growing problem as criminals increasingly use online scams to target older adults, especially those who are living alone.  Steve will present techniques for teaching seniors to avoid fraud as well as remedies for reporting and prosecution.

    Bio: Steve Bodge is a SIU Major Case Manager for Nationwide Insurance.  He has over 30 years of SIU experience and currently is responsible for leading the prevention, identification, and investigation of complex fraud cases in multiple states.

    Steve is a former law enforcement officer and detective with the Parkersburg WV Police Department.  He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and Fairmont State University.    For over 25 years he served as an adjunct criminal justice instructor at WVU Parkersburg and has extensive experience in developing and presenting training at the local, regional and national level.  He is a Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Insurance Anti-Fraud Professional and a Certified Insurance Fraud Investigator. 

    Learning Objectives: 

    • Identify the circumstances which allow for elder fraud to occur
    • Identify techniques for spotting an elder fraud situation when it is occurring
    • Define options and remedies for reporting elder fraud to the appropriate authorities
    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


    11:50 am ZOOM OPENS


    12:00 - 1:00 PRESENTATION BEGINS

    Recommended CPE hours: 1.0 credits.  

    Event Policies

    In order to receive CPE credit for this presentation, the attendee must attend for 50 minutes and answer three poll questions randomly presented during the event.

    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.  

    Additional Information:

    Delivery Method:  Group Internet Based

    NASBA Sponsor No.  125230

    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

    For concerns regarding course offerings, certifications or complaints, please contact:  Houston ACFE at events@houstonacfe.org.

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

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