Conversation with an Insider Trader


July 25, 2019 | 2:00 p.m. ET

Duration: 100 minutes

CPE Credit: 2

Description: Joseph Grmovsek is the only individual to serve time in Canada for insider trading. He and his best friend from law school engaged in a cross-border scheme to earn illegal gains from inside information stolen from U.S. and Canadian law firms.

In this webinar, John Gill, J.D., CFE, ACFE’s Vice President of Education, will talk to Grmovsek about his story focusing on why he started insider trading in the first place, how he rationalized and hid his conduct, how he was caught, and what happened to him after the crime was exposed. They will also discuss of how organizations are vulnerable to information theft and what can be done to help prevent it.

    Field of Study: Ethical Behavior

     This course fulfills the annual ethics CPE requirement for CFEs. To learn more about the ethics CPE requirement for CFEs, please visit

    Course Level: Basic

    Prerequisite: None

    Advanced Preparation: None

    Delivery Format: Group Internet Based

    You Will Learn How To:

    • Identify behavioral traits of fraud
    • Determine common motivations and rationalizations for committing fraud
    • Recognize how behavioral analysis assists in fraud prevention and detection
    Who Should Attend:
    • Certified Fraud Examiners and other anti-fraud professionals
    • Law enforcement officers and prosecutors
    • Internal and external auditors, CPAs, CAs and forensic accountants
    • Attorneys, legal professionals and law enforcement personnel
    • Educators and students


    John D. Gill, J.D., CFE
    Vice President - Education
    Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

    John Gill is the Vice President – Education at the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He oversees the production and development of all the books, manuals, self-study courses, and seminar and conference materials produced by the ACFE. He serves on the faculty of the ACFE and is a co-instructor of the CFE Exam Review Course. He is a co-author of the Fraud Examiners Manual and serves as the editor-in-chief for the CFE Exam and the CFE Exam Prep Course. He is also a contributing author to Fraud Magazine.

    Joseph Grmovsek
    Convicted Insider Trader*

    A former lawyer in Ontario, Joseph Grmovsek is Canada’s first and only individual to receive a criminal conviction and sentence of imprisonment for illegal insider trading activities. He was incarcerated for close to three years in stays that included two maximum security prisons.

    *The ACFE does not compensate convicted insider traders.

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