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Please join the Washington DC Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners for four hours of speaker presentations.

Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Time: 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM (Training starts promptly at 8:30), breakfast will be served

Location: KPMG, 1801 K St NW, Washington, DC 20036 (training rooms 1006, 1007, 1008)

Speaker: Larry Beebe, Principal, Bond Beebe

Subject: Larry’s Laws of Larceny

With over 40 years of experience in public accounting, Larry has investigated numerous fraud cases over a storied career. He held the position of chairman of the Bond Beebe Audit Department for over 20 years, and is recognized as a national expert in the labor field. A distinguished author and engaging speaker, Larry serves the accounting community regularly by contributing to industry publications, participating in seminars, and teaching classes.  In this session, you will learn:

  • Hallmarks of common fraud schemes;
  • Techniques for detecting fraud; and
  • How auditors and investigators uncovered numerous case studies of minor and major fraud.

Speaker: Ed Stolle, Manager and Advisor, Federal Housing Finance Agency

Subject: Detecting Deception and Dealing with Difficult Situations on Audits and Exams

Ed serves as Senior Analyst for the Federal Housing Finance Examination Program, Division of Bank Regulation. He was previously a Branch Chief for the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Examination Program for ten years and was awarded the SEC’s “Examination Award of Excellence” during that time. In this interactive session, Ed shares how to handle hostile or rude interviewees, and how to determine whether interviewees are trying to deceive you.

In this session, you will learn:

  • How to handle hostile situations in fraud interviews;
  • Verbal and non-verbal indications of deception; and
  • How to counter passive-aggressive hostility in fraud examinations.

Who Should Attend?

  • Certified Fraud Examiners and other anti-fraud specialists
  • Special investigation unit personnel
  • Forensic Accountants, auditors and analysts
  • Internal and independent auditors
  • Criminal investigators from the local, state and federal agencies
  • Lawyers, prosecutors and other professionals

Session Details

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge [Fraud-Related]

CPE Credits: 4 Specialized Knowledge

Delivery Method: Group Live

Pre-Requisites: None

Advanced Preparation: No advanced preparation is needed for this course

Cancellation Policy: If this course must be cancelled, all registrants will receive an email indicating the course was cancelled and providing a rescheduled training date.

Complaint Resolution Policy: All participants are encouraged to submit an evaluation of the course to receive CPE credit. Any course issues should be address in the evaluation and/or directed to the DC-ACFE prior to the end of the course.

Contact Information: Contact the chapter at

Materials Needed: None. Course materials will be provided prior to the course date, if applicable.


The Washington D.C. Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web}


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