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Upcoming events

    • June 18, 2024
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Zoom

    June 18, 2024 @ 4:00pm PST

    Elder Abuse Investigations and Tips for a Successful Case Presentation

    Presenter: James Siwek 

    Session Synopsis

    What do you do if your victim and best witness is deceased? How do you deal with evidence when family steals from family?

    This training session will review several types of Elder Abuse investigations, including housing and healthcare fraud investigations, and look at how some of the people we trust end up taking advantage of elders and our trust.

    This session will also cover pro tips on how to present findings when the investigation is complete. These tips will help you lower common hurdles that are faced when presenting Elder Abuse cases, and even other investigation types. 

    Presenter Bio

    Jim has over 30 years of investigative experience. He served for 9 years in the US Army and worked as a criminal investigator conducting violent crime investigations. Upon leaving the military, Jim conducted investigations for HUD-OIG, and for more than 20 years focused on housing fraud. Jim now conducts health care fraud investigations with a focus on Medicare Part C and D. Jim is a CFE and is part of the board for the Pacific Northwest Chapter.


    • July 18, 2024
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Zoom

    July 18, 2024 @ 3:00pm PST

    Investigating Mortgage Origination Fraud

    Presenter: Special Agent Daniel Austin

    Session Synopsis

    This course is an investigative overview of mortgage loan origination fraud. The presentation will identify the various titles, roles and schemes of key players in the fraudulent mortgage loan process. Each topic will include a HUD OIG case study.


    Presenter Bio

    Special Agent Austin has almost 30 years of law enforcement experience with 20 years of federal criminal investigations, of which 15 years he specialized in Mortgage Fraud with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Inspector General.


Past events

May 24, 2024 Student Assocation Event
April 18, 2024 ACFE PNW Meet the Board & Panel Discussion
March 14, 2024 Hiding in the Shadows

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