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Procurement and Grand Fraud

Every year, Federal, State and Local Governments award billions of dollars in grants and contracts.  Not all fraud involves the theft of assets, rather the misuse and misappropriation of assets.  The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) alone has added billions more to these totals. Also complicating the matter is the complex nature of this type of fraud.

This session will focus on the ways in which grants and contracts are misapplied or misused, types of asset mismanagement and what can be done to identify and prevent these types of fraud.   Included will be case studies of grant fraud including those at institutions of higher education.
Scheduled speakers are:

  • Senior Special Agent, Paul Coleman, CFE, National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General
  • Special Agent Brian Hess, CFE, CCEP, National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General
  • Senior Special Agent, Ken Dieffenbach, U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Inspector General

Who should attend:

  • Certified Fraud Examiners and other anti-fraud specialists
  • Forensic accountants, attorneys and law enforcement personnel
  • Recipients of government grants and contracts
  • Special investigation unit personnel
  • Loss prevention and security professionals
  • Criminal investigators from local, state and federal agencies Detectives and private investigators
  • Internal and independent auditors and other procurement professionals

DATE: March 11, 2010 (Thursday)
TIME:  8:00AM - 1:30PM (training starts promptly at 8:30AM)
LOCATION: The Sumner School and Museum, Washington, DC 
The Sumner School and Museum is located 1201 17th Street, NW, Washington, DC (near the Farragut North Metro Station).
COST:  (Includes breakfast and lunch)

  • Chapter Members:  $35
  • Non Chapter Members:  $45

CPE Credits:  This course offers an opportunity to earn 4 continuing professional education credits.

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