The Houston ACFE is happy to partner with Audimation Services to host a virtual seminar in lieu of the monthly training luncheon.
Speaker: Kelly Paxton, CFE
Title: "Embezzlement: How to Prevent, Detect and Investigate Pink-Collar Crime"
Description: You hire good people and you pay them good wages. Why would they steal? Human behavior is incredibly complex and we can never know all the motivations behind bad behavior. Most business owners don’t have a degree in psychology, sociology, or criminology. This presentation will have you looking at risk differently and change your ideas of how honest people behave and why they might steal from you. Attend Honest People Steal and learn that: Prevention is cheaper and much more important than recovering after the fact. Optimism bias affects most successful business owners. Businesses of all sizes and types are victims—you are not alone. Money can be replaced but trust is much more difficult to regain.
Bio: Kelly Paxton has more than 20 years of investigative experience. Kelly is a Certified Fraud Examiner, Private Investigator, author, and podcast host-founder of Great Women in Fraud.
Ms. Paxton started her career in law enforcement as a Special Agent for US Customs Office of Investigations in 1993. Ms. Paxton was recruited by US Customs for her expertise in finance. She worked white collar fraud, money laundering and narcotics cases. She also was responsible for the district’s undercover operations and financial reporting of these operations. Kelly worked as a contract investigator doing over 1000 security background investigations for the Office of Personnel Management and Department of Homeland Security.
Kelly has worked in the public and private sector. Most recently she worked as an investigator for Nike. Her investigations include embezzlement, conflict of interest, intellectual property, Open Source Intelligence and fraud. Kelly is also the proud owner of pinkcollarcrime.com, a passion of hers about embezzlers in the workplace. She founded Great Women in Fraud in August, 2020. Her book, Embezzlement How to Prevent, Detect and Investigate Pink-Collar Crime, was published in December, 2020.Agenda:
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Delivery Method: Group Live (Delivered online due to Covid-19)
Prerequisites: Not Applicable
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications [Fraud]
Who Should Attend: Anti-fraud professionals, Auditors, Accountants, Attorneys, Investigators, Law Enforcement, Educators, Students
Advanced Preparation: None
Program Level: Basic
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