CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION FOR FRAUD FIGHTING PROFESSIONALS
OUR MARCH-APRIL 2019 LECTURE IS ‘A SUMMARY OF THE LAWS AGAINST FRAUD’ FOR 2 CPE CREDITS!
CHAPTER OFFICERS FOR THE CHAPTER YEAR 2018
Charles W. Lawver, CFE – President & Webmaster
Rumbi Bwerinofa – CFE – Vice – President
Marlyn Jones – CPA – Secretary – Treasurer
Jerry Hall – CFE – Training & Special Events Coordinator
March-April 2019 Message from Charles Lawver, 2019 Richmond Chapter President
WE ARE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR NEW MEMBERS!
We are always looking for new members! If you haven’t already done so, please consider joining us … our members, receive 20 to 30 hours of high quality, fraud related CPE annually from on-line and live events for annual dues of just $35.00. Use this link to find out about our Chapter and to pay your dues and If you know of someone you think would like to join us, please encourage them to do so.
PLEASE REGISTER AS A USER ON OUR CHAPTER’S WEBSITE!
Our Chapter website and supporting domain is http://www.cvacfes.com, so mark it as a favorite in your browser.
Please register as a user of the site. Open the MyAccount link at the top of the homepage and register by using your email address as the user name and a password of your choice. Make sure to make note of your password (if you do forget it, the new site has a feature that will allow you to set a new one).
This month’s lecture for Chapter Members
This month’s lecture is A SUMMARY OF THE LAWS AGAINST FRAUD for two CPE credits.
We CFEs practicing nationally constantly work in the legal environment and for that reason must have a broad, basic understanding of the legal systems in the United States. Such an understanding should encompass not only basic business law and the civil court system but also criminal law and the criminal court systems. Of course, the CFE or forensic accountant must not have the same degree of expertise as a licensed attorney, but a good knowledge of the system (especially of the laws specifically pertaining to fraud) can help any CFE to effectively work with the various aspects of the legal system encountered as we are called upon to investigate in support of our clients. Since laws and legal procedures can vary from one jurisdiction to another, this month’s lecture is but a simple and broad roadmap of the legal system focusing as a summary principally on the category of general laws and procedures concerning fraud. Enjoy!
Our LinkedIn Page
We encourage all of you to check out the Chapter’s LinkedIn page periodically for announcements about what’s going on with the Chapter and to leave any comments or posts by starting a discussion on the page…if you don’t have a LinkedIn page, it’s easy to set one up for yourself (its free) and then select our ACFE group page to follow.
Also, we are asking all Chapter members to please follow our blog TheInnerAuditor. There you will find blog posts from myself and from guest posters. If any of you would like to share a guest post on any fraud related topic, please send the text to me at email@example.com and I’ll see that it gets published on the blog. So, please give us a look periodically at our LinkedIn site and at our blog. As always, I look forward to speaking with any of you with comments or suggestions about how we can all make our Chapter stronger and better. I can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.”