HOW CROOKS CONCEAL THEIR PAST AND CHANGE THEIR IDENTITY
Is your adviser a convicted fraudster that adopted a new identity following prison? Did a child molester circumvent your school’s background check? Greg will discuss U. S. states that have “closed” and “open” vital records, demonstrate how easy it is to “take” a dead person’s identity, illustrate how to produce “breeder” documents necessary to get a new U. S. Social Security number, show how some conceal the time they were in prison, and how crooks create a “new-skin” individual
THEFT OF $450,000 – A NICKEL AT A TIME
The Indianapolis Public Library embezzlement case is popular especially with college finance classes. This case tracks the embezzler from youth, to the fraud, to discovery of the fraud, to prison and her post-prison life. Following prison, Greg found her working at the Indiana University purchasing department in a sensitive position
ELECTRONIC HOME INVASION
PROTECTING YOURSELF AGAINST IDENTITY THEFT
This is one of Greg's most popular courses. An insurance agent stole 3,000 Identities of a small county. Greg track this fraudster from youth, to the fraud, to discovery, to prison and his post-prison life. Greg interviewed the fraudster while in prison, after his release from prison, his victims, the law enforcement officers that tracked him down, and his former wife. From this case study and the latest information, learn how to protect you and your business from financial identity theft and the latest - synthetic identity theft
UNDERSTANDING AND APPLYING BENFORD'S LAW
There are no straight lines in nature; however, man thinks in straight lines. When embezzlers invent numbers to falsify accounting data, Benford's Law helps identify the fraud. The presentation will include using Benford's Law on a Madoff's investment fund, Tim Durham, the Iranian 2009 election, and the Marion County Jail Cash Disbursements account. For several years, Greg has taught this course to Fraud Examiners and auditors. Greg conducted original number invention gender and country of birth research, with his university partners, which is being published in 2017 by the Journal of Forensic and Investigative Accounting.
IS YOUR FINANCIAL ADVISER A CROOK?
Find out if your adviser has had his licenses suspended, revoked, had multiple consumer complaints or been charged by a regulator. The adviser may have hidden this part of his background from you. Learn how to use free internet sites used by Greg and other fraud examiners when conducting a background check on financial adviser.
HISTORICAL EVENTS THAT MAY EXPLAIN JOSEPH AND THE EXODUS?
In the book, 1177 BC: The Year Civilization Collapsed, the civilized world of the Bronze Age came to an abrupt end. Kingdoms fell like dominoes. No more Minoans, or Mycenaeans, or Trojans, or Hittites, or Babylonians. These cultures suddenly ceased to exist. Understanding the root cause of these changes help us better understand the scriptures - Joseph being sold by his brothers and the Exodus.
THE AMERICAN INDIAN CULTURAL COLLAPSED IN 1300 A.D.
The Southwestern (Anasazi) and Mississippian (Moundbuilders) cultures came to an abrupt end in 1300 A.D. Chaco Canion was abandoned. In today’s Illinois, what had been a North American city larger than any in Europe at that time was abandoned. Climate change was only part of the cause. Yes, this happened way before Columbus.