DETECTING LIES - WHAT WORKS AND WHAT DOESN'T WORK:
Body language; Reid Interviewing Technique; polygraph; Neuro-Linguistic Programming; Behavior Detection Officers; Dr. Mehrabian’s 7% Rule; NLP; the P.E.A.C.E. method; behavioral anomalies system; or micro-body language training.
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
MOST ESTATES ARE HIJACKED
Learn about the Sara Wilding estate being hijacked and how her church was able to help send the fraudster to jail. Why few estate fraudsters ever end up behind bars. What can you do? What steps can you take to protect your intended beneficiaries?
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
What personality attributes separate psychopaths from others? What portion of our prison population do they represent? Are white-collar psychopaths dangerous? How do they hide in plain sight? Sociopaths can be sexy and beguiling; they take risks the rest of us don't and come across as bold and exciting. Socially, they are often leaders, the life and soul of the party. Learn how to identify them.
HOW TO INCREASE RETIREMENT CASH FLOW WITHOUT INCREASING RISK
Current bank CD and money market interest rates are about at 1%. In some countries, money market rates are "negative." What would that mean for you and other U.S. retirees? What are some strategies that would allow retirees to increase cash flow . . . without increasing risk?
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. 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 was published 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.
WHEN SHOULD YOU TAKE SOCIAL SECURITY?
When should you consider electing taking Social Security at age 62? At age 65? At age 70? What are the implications for your spouse? This is a once-in-a-lifetime decision.
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.