Boston Chapter ACFE Annual Meeting and Training
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University of Massachusetts Club
One Beacon Street, 32nd Floor, Boston, MA
Friday May 31st, 2019: Fraud in Many Forms
9:00-10:00am: Registration & Continental Breakfast
Mary Beth Farrelly, Chapter President
Ryan Talbot, Special Agent, IRS
SIRFing the IRS Cash Wave
How a group of fraudsters converted over $1MM in Stolen Identity Refund Fraud (SIRF) checks to cash through attorney client trust and corporate bank accounts.
Special Agent Talbot has been employed by the IRS-Criminal Investigation Division since August 1998. SA Talbot was initially assigned to the Washington DC Field Office, Baileys Crossroads Post of Duty, until July 2004.
SA Talbot then transferred to the Boston Field Office and has been assigned full-time to the DEA Boston Financial Investigations Team since January 2005. This group specializes in conducting international money laundering investigations involving the proceeds of narcotics trafficking.
SA Talbot is also a member of IRS’s Money Laundering Expert Witness Cadre and is CAMS certified.
Josh Hatter, US Secret Service (Financial Crimes Section)
Business Email Compromise
We will learn about different business email compromise scams that are trending, as well as provide examples of scams and how to detect and protect yourself.
- Bridgewater College, VA: Business Admin; Minor in Economics
- James Madison University, VA: Master of Accountancy
Cotton and Company, Alexandria VA
• External Financial Audit; Litigation Support / Risk
Ernst and Young, Washington DC / Chicago
• Internal Audit; Fraud/Risk
My career prior to the United States Secret Service was an external and internal auditor working with clients in the public and private sectors. I was a Manager with Ernst and Young in Chicago when I started the new chapter in my life as a Special Agent with the United States Secret Service.
Toby Unger, Chief Medical Fraud Control Unit, Office of Attorney General
Healthcare Fraud-A Public Perspective
Toby Unger graduated from Amherst College and the University of Virginia Law School. After law school, Toby clerked for the Connecticut Appellate Court and then joined the law firm of Nixon Peabody. As an associate for Nixon Peabody LLP, Toby was involved in litigation and the defense of white collar government investigations. Next, Toby was an Assistant Attorney General and then Managing Attorney in the Medicaid Fraud Division of the Attorney General’s Office where she prosecuted and litigated provider fraud in state and federal courts around the Commonwealth for ten years. After that, she was in-house counsel for Partners Healthcare, specializing in litigation, compliance and government investigations. Toby returned to the Attorney General’s Office in 2016 as the Chief of the Medicaid Fraud Division.
Joshua Orr, Director, Fraud Prevention & Recovery Unit, Tufts Health Plan
Healthcare Fraud-A Private Perspective
Joshua Orr is an Associate General Counsel and Director of Fraud Prevention and Recovery for Tufts Health Plans. From 2010 to 2015, Josh served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General.
He was responsible for the investigation and prosecution of cases involving fraud against the Medicaid Program, kickback arrangements, illegal prescribing, and abuse and neglect of nursing home residents. He also served as a state litigation team leader in healthcare fraud cases brought under the whistleblower provisions of the federal and state false claims acts.
Prior to joining the Office of the Attorney General, Josh worked for five years as an associate at Nixon Peabody, LLP, where he specialized in litigation under the False Claims Act and defending healthcare companies and government contractors from government investigations.
Annual Chapter Meeting
Register online by 5/29
Members: $75.00 “Early Bird” discount through 5/17/19 or $85.00 Members 5/18-5/29/19
Non Members: $85.00 “Early Bird” discount through 5/17/19 or $95.00 5/18-5/29/19
6 CPE’s awarded for this session