Pondering the Good Fight

ACFE Board of Regents' Interview

By Dick Carozza

Members of the Board of Regents discuss the ACFE's effect on the profession, looming frauds, global topics, spreading the word, anti-fraud research, and catching the bad guys. 

The seven have at least three things in common: they're CFEs, they're members of the ACFE Board of Regents, and they love to catch bad guys. Beyond that, their diverse backgrounds and jobs reflect the makeup of much of the ACFE. 

Fraud Magazine interviewed these seven during the 19th Annual ACFE Fraud Conference & Exhibition in Boston. The discussion was wide-ranging and animated as they pondered subjects that interest most fraud examiners. 

Participants included: Peter R. Callaway, CFE, CAMS, managing director for RISQ Consulting Services Pty Ltd.; George P. Farragher, CFE, CPA, an executive director in Ernst & Young's global Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services practice; ACFE CEO and CFO Scott Grossfeld, CFE, CPA (advisory member); Bert F. Lacativo, CFE, CPA, a partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers' Investigative Services practice; Delena D. Spann, M.S., CFE, CCA, senior criminal analyst with the U.S. Secret Service, Chicago Field Office, assigned to the Electronic and Financial Crimes Task Force; ACFE General Counsel John Warren, J.D., CFE (advisory member); and Richard F. Woodford, J.D., CFE, executive assistant to the assistant inspector general for audit at the U.S. Department of Labor.

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