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    • Friday, February 11, 2022
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Virtual
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    Speaker: Ryan Duquette, Partner - Security and Privacy Risk Consulting - RSM Canada 

    Topic: Through the Looking Glass: Protecting Yourself While Conducting Internet-Based Investigations

    “Through the looking glass” is a metaphorical expression meaning: on the strange side, in the twilight zone, or in a strange, parallel world. While the internet can be considered a strange, parallel world, it can also be an informative, interesting, yet scary place when conducting different types of investigations. There are various technologies and methods that you can use to protect your identity and information while conducting internet-based investigations. This session will illustrate these technologies and methods to keep you safe when investigating online.

     You Will Learn How To:

    ·       Identify the methods criminals use to find your data

    ·       Compare various technologies and software tools to protect your identity while investigating online

    ·       Examine various methods to employ to hide your own tracks

    CPE: 1 CPE 

    CPE credits are based on a 50-minute hour.  CPE is offered through the ACFE as well as the Accountancy Board of Ohio (sponsor number CPE.00467).  Attendees must attend 100 minutes of the meeting and answer 3 polling questions during the meeting to validate attendance. 

    Learning Objectives:

    Promotion of improved fraud detection and deterrence and through expansion of knowledge in relation to the session's topic.

    Prerequisites: None

    Speaker Bio:

    Ryan Duquette is the Canadian lead for RSM Canada’s Security and Privacy Risk Consulting practice. A seasoned professional within the investigations and cyber security fields, Ryan focuses on litigation support, cyber incident response, privacy and cyber technology risks, digital forensics and cyber fraud matters. Ryan has been an investigator for over twenty years and was previously a police officer focusing on cybercrime and fraud cases. He works closely with clients involved in workplace investigations and civil litigation matters including intellectual property theft, HR investigations and data breaches.

    Ryan also provides cyber thought leadership to clients across multiple industries. He supports them by collaborating to develop and execute strategic plans, identify and address security and technology issues, with a view to reducing risks and optimizing efficiencies. Ryan has been qualified as an expert witness on numerous occasions, and is a frequent presenter at fraud, digital forensics, cybersecurity and investigative conferences worldwide.

    Active, full-time students majoring in criminal justice, law, or business degrees may attend meetings for free. Email swohacfe@gmail.com to register.


    • Friday, March 11, 2022
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Virtual
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    SpeakerPierre M. Rivolta, Ph.D., CFE; Associate Professor Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Mount St. Joseph University

    TopicFraud and White-Collar Crime Academic Research Digest: Volume 2 

    Come learn about the latest academic research on the topic of fraud and white-collar crime. The first volume of this research digest will focus primarily on fraud committed by business executives (i.e., CEOs). Other topics of discussion will include fraud profiling, theoretical advances, and policy implications related to economic crime. A review of the methodology used to select this research will also be provided, as well as implications for practitioners. Overall, this presentation will summarize about a dozen peer-reviewed academic papers.

    CPE: 1 CPE 

    CPE credits are based on a 50-minute hour.  CPE is offered through the ACFE as well as the Accountancy Board of Ohio (sponsor number CPE.00467).  Attendees must attend 50 minutes of the meeting and answer 3 polling questions during the meeting to validate attendance. 

    Learning Objectives:

    Promotion of improved fraud detection and deterrence and through expansion of knowledge in relation to the session's topic.

    Prerequisites: None

    Speaker Bio:

    Dr. Pierre Rivolta (CFE) is an Associate Professor in the Criminology and Criminal Justice Department at Mount St. Joseph University. A native of France, Pierre earned a B.S. in Forensic Science and an M.Law in Criminal Justice from the University of Lausanne in Switzerland. He holds a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University. Pierre’s primary teaching interests are the administration of justice and economic criminality. His scholarly pursuits center on the evaluation of pre-trial and post-conviction programs for special offender groups. More recently, Pierre has developed research interests in the nexus of fraud examination and education. Pierre currently serves on the ACFE Higher Education Initiative Committee.


    Active, full-time students majoring in criminal justice, law, or business degrees may attend meetings for free. Email swohacfe@gmail.com to register.

    • Friday, April 08, 2022
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Virtual

    Speaker: Paul Fiorelli

    TopicWhy Good People Do Bad Things

    CPE:  2 Ethics CPE (CPE is valid for ACFE Ethics credit / Ohio PSR, pending approval)

    CPE credits are based on a 50-minute hour.  CPE is offered through the ACFE as well as the Accountancy Board of Ohio (sponsor number CPE.00467).  Attendees must attend 100 minutes of the meeting and answer 6 polling questions during the meeting to validate attendance. 

    Learning Objectives:

    Promotion of improved fraud detection and deterrence and through expansion of knowledge in relation to the session's topic.

    Prerequisites: None

    Active, full-time students majoring in criminal justice, law, or business degrees may attend meetings for free. Email swohacfe@gmail.com to register.

    Speaker Bio: 

    Paul E. Fiorelli, J.D./M.B.A.
    Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional
    Director, Cintas Institute for Business Ethics
    Professor of Legal Studies, Xavier University


    Professor Paul Fiorelli is the Director of the Cintas Institute for Business Ethics at Xavier University.  He was also selected to become part of an Ad Hoc Advisory Group to the United States Sentencing Commission, which reviewed Chapter 8 of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines regarding organizations.  The Ad Hoc Advisory Group reported its recommendations to the United States Sentencing Commission on October 7, 2003. After minor revisions, these recommendations were sent to Congress on May 1, 2004 and became law on November 1, 2004.

    Each year the Supreme Court, through the Supreme Court Fellows Commission, selects four individuals to work in different branches of the judiciary.  Paul Fiorelli was selected as one of the 1998-1999 Supreme Court Fellows to work at the United States Sentencing Commission.  During his fellowship year he researched and lectured on compliance and ethics issues, employee confidentiality questions, and how internal auditors can play a major role in compliance programs.  He also received the “Thomas Clark Fellow Award” from Chief Justice William Rehnquist, and the 2007 International Compliance Award from the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics.  In May of 2000 he was selected as a Senior Fellow for the Ethics Resource Center’s Fellow’s Program.

    Professor Fiorelli received both his law and M.B.A. degrees in 1981, has taught at Xavier University since 1983 and has been a tenured, Full Professor since 1994.  He has received the following teaching awards: (1) the Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence in 2003, 2005 and 2006, (2) Teacher of the Year for the entire Williams College of Business in 1995 and 1997, (3) the Teacher of the Year for Executive MBA's in 1992, 1997 and 1999, and (4) the Lamp of Knowledge Teaching Award for the General Electric MBA program in 2002.

    Professor Fiorelli has researched, lectured, and written extensively on the Federal Sentencing Guidelines and has completed a research grant regarding the Guidelines, funded by the Institute of Internal Auditors - Research Foundation.  The outcome of the research has been published as a book entitled, “The Federal Sentencing Guidelines: Guidelines for Internal Auditors”.  Professor Fiorelli has also authored or co-authored, numerous articles published in legal and business journals including: the Wake Forest Law Review, Michigan State Law Review, Journal of Corporation Law, Albany Law Review, Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review, Internal Auditor and Business Horizons.  These articles have been cited in law journals from Harvard, University of Chicago, Stanford, and Columbia.

    Professor Fiorelli actively consults in the area of business ethics and has provided workshops and presentations to groups and companies, including: AK Steel, AIG, ALICO, Association of College and University Auditors, Arrow, Bell-Textron Helicopter, BP, Cinergy, the Conference Board, the Defense Industry Initiative, Eli Lilly & Co., Ethics and Compliance Officer Association, Ethics Resource Center, Fifth Third Bank, Fort Washington Investment Advisors, General Dynamics, Great American Insurance Company, Harris Corporation, Honda of America, L’Oreal, Marathon Petroleum, Mead-Westvaco, Microsoft, Northrop Grumman, the Ohio Society of CPAs, Sears, Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, Toyota, Tysons, the Practicing Law Institute, US Oncology, Wal-Mart, and Western-Southern Life Insurance. 


    Active, full-time students majoring in criminal justice, law, or business degrees may attend meetings for free. Email swohacfe@gmail.com to register.

    • Friday, May 13, 2022
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Virtual

    SpeakerRobin Sundaram, RELX CSO

    Topic: Ransomware

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