2022 Fraud and Forensic Accounting Conference (13020)

Thursday, September 22, 2022 / Atlanta, GA

Fraud costs businesses and individuals trillions each year. CPAs are responsible for detecting and preventing fraud by assessing accounting systems for weaknesses, creating and overseeing internal controls and managing the degree of organizational fraud risk. Join fraud experts providing the latest information on current trends, including cryptocurrency, fraud investigation reporting and emerging threats.

Alternate Attendance Option
Live Stream Attendance (LS13020)


Event Status: OPEN

Event ID: #13020

CPE: 8.0 credits

Total Price: $299.00

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Gain the knowledge, resources and connections you need to aid in the fight against fraud.

> Lying, Cheating and Stealing: Georgia’s Civil RICO Law in Action
> Real Estate Development Investment Fund Structures and Issues
> Incorporating OSINT Into Your Fraud Investigation
> Bringing Sexy Back: (Almost) Everything You Wanted to Know About Business Valuations
> Government Fraud Enforcement: A Primer for CPAs
> Investigative Interviewing Techniques Panel Discussion

This conference is a paperless conference and all materials will be available electronically as PDFs. Materials will be available for download in advance and participants will receive an email when they are available. For more information about eMaterials, visit ematerials.gscpa.org.

Thursday, September 22, 2022

A - Lying, Cheating and Stealing: Georgia’s Civil RICO Law in Action Credits: 1.5 AO

Karen B. Fortune, CPA, CFF, CGMA, MAc
Managing Partner / IAG Forensics & Valuation , Marietta, GA

James M. Deichert, J.D.
Fellows LaBriola, LLP , Atlanta, GA

Explore a practical study on Georgia’s Civil RICO Law. RICO is a powerful legal remedy for individuals and businesses victimized by fraud, embezzlement, computer crimes and other criminal conduct. Examine practical remedies to redress your clients’ wrongs and how to prove them. In the post-Madoff world, CPAs should understand how to assist clients who have been victimized by competitors, employees and trusted advisors.

B - Real Estate Development Investment Fund Structures and Issues Credits: 1.5 AO

W C. Busker, CPA
Managing Director / B. Riley Advisory Services , Atlanta, GA

Paul Monnin, J.D.
Alston & Bird, LLP , Atlanta, GA

Andrew M. Brown, J.D.
Alston & Bird, LLP , Atlanta, GA

An introduction and discussion about the typical organizational hierarchy in which real estate developments are funded, purchased/ developed, and managed and how profits are divided among equity investors and the fund sponsor. Actual case examples will illustrate where operational and regulatory disputes and issues most often occur and the role of forensic accountants in addressing these issues.

C - Incorporating OSINT Into Your Fraud Investigation Credits: 1.0 AI

Natalie S. Lewis, CPA, CGMA, CFE, CFF
Senior Manager / Windham Brannon, PC , Atlanta, GA

Online information continues to multiply exponentially. Are you leaving valuable information on the table that could aid your fraud investigation? Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) can provide insight into a suspect’s affiliations and relationships to help trace misappropriated funds. Discover how to competently find publicly available information and dos and don’ts to search effectively.

D - Bringing Sexy Back: (Almost) Everything You Wanted to Know About Business Valuations Credits: 1.5 AO

Dan Branch, CPA, ABV, ASA, MBA
Partner / IAG Forensics & Valuation , Marietta, GA

Explore various business valuation topics, including the certification process and relevant certifications, values at different points in time (and how that can be important in divorce matters), management interviews and standards of value (e.g., fair value, fair market value).

E - Government Fraud Enforcement: A Primer for CPAs Credits: 1.0 AI

Scott Grubman, J.D.
Chilivis Grubman , Atlanta, GA

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government’s fraud enforcement activities have continued at a historic pace. Hear from a former federal prosecutor turned white-collar criminal defense lawyer regarding priorities and trends in government fraud enforcement and what CPAs should know.

F - Investigative Interviewing Techniques Panel Discussion Credits: 1.5 AI

David M. Chaiken, J.D.
ChaikenLaw , Atlanta, GA

David Chaiken will lead a lively panel discussion about tips and strategies for conducting interviews and internal investigations.


Conference Site

GSCPA Learning Center
6 Concourse Pkwy Ste 800
Atlanta, GA 30328



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Free Parking There is no charge for parking when visiting the GSCPA Learning Center and offices. Please do not park in the reserved spaces or those areas designated “Short-term Visitor Parking.” Cars are subject to towing if left in these areas. Parking is also free at most off-site course locations. NEW PARKING POLICY: GSCPA would like to thank you for your continued patience while we transition to a new parking procedure implemented by building administration. We have listed helpful information below for your convenience. Concourse Parking Garage Directions GSCPA has designated parking on the top floor (the 9th and 10th level) of the parking deck for all seminar and conference guests attending a course at the GSCPA Learning Center. Directions to elevator and staircase access points are listed as follows: Elevator Access - Follow signs up to level 9 and make an immediate right at the uncovered floor opening to find parking by the elevators labeled 9 East Elevators (the station is marked in blue). Take the elevator down to the main level (Level 3). Make a left from the elevators and follow covered walkway signs to the Concourse 6 building. Stairway Access - Follow signs up to level 10 and look for stairway entrance marked in blue and labeled 10. You can reach the elevators from this floor by taking the stairs down one flight and entering the elevators from level 9. Take the stairs/elevators down to the main level (level 3) and follow signs to Concourse 6 building. The parking deck is located directly across from the GSCPA Learning Center in the Concourse 6/King Building, Suite 800. Parking in undesignated areas, reserved spots or 2-hour visitor parking will result in your vehicle being booted. *GSCPA is not liable for booting fees due to failure to follow instructions or breaking parking policies*
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Early Bird Registration

$299 GSCPA Members, $399 Non-Members (by 9/1/2022)


Standard Registration

$359 GSCPA Members, $459 Non-Members


Late Registration

$399 GSCPA Members, $499 Non-Members (after 9/19/2022)