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Anti-Money Laundering, Humanitarian Fraud and Ethics


2019 ACFE-DC Chapter Training Information Email/Session Description

Please join the Washington DC Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners for a full day training session.

Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Training starts promptly at 8:30), breakfast and lunch will be served

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

Session I

Speakers: Ross Delton, CAMS and Lourdes C. Miranda, CFE, CAMS

Subject:  Cryptocurrency in the Anti-Money Laundering Fraud Space: What You Don’t Know

Will Hurt You (including discussions on terrorist financing and trade-based money laundering).


Session II

Speaker:  Daniel Altman, Assistant Inspector General for Investigations for U.S. Agency for International Development

Subject:  Investigating Humanitarian Fraud

Session III

Speaker:  Karl Ahlrichs

Subject:  Ethics for CFE’s


About the Speakers:


Lourdes C. Miranda is a Washington, DC-based cryptocurrency advisor, a financial crimes investigator, a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) with over 26 years of government and corporate experience.  Lourdes specializes in counter-threat finance including money laundering and fraud investigations, counterterrorism, counterintelligence, cryptocurrency executions and blockchain analysis; financial intelligence collection and analysis; risk management; strategic and operational analysis; and task force leadership for the Central Intelligence Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Treasury Department, the Department of Homeland Security, the State Department, as well as for the private sector


Ross Delston, CAMS, is an independent Washington, DC-based attorney, expert witness, and former U.S. banking regulator at the FDIC who has specialized in Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML) issues for over 18 years.


Dan Altman is USAID’s Assistant Inspector General for Investigations. He oversees investigations spanning 11 offices on four continents concerning fraud, corruption, and other criminal activity targeting USAID, the U.S. African Development Foundation, the Inter-American Foundation, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation.


Karl Ahlrichs has broad experience in Human Resources, Operations, Diversity, and Inclusion, working with organizations from all industries. Karl is a national speaker and author, presenting on the people issues in Management and LEAN theory, and is often quoted in the local and national media. He is the author of “Spaces between Places”, an artistic book about business travel.  Karl has been named the SHRM Human Resource Professional of the Year for the State of Indiana.


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: 6 Specialized Knowledge, 2 Ethics

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.

Speaker Presentations


Cryptocurrency enforcement
Terrorist Financing
Trade based money laundering

Presentation Pending

Presentation Pending


The Washington D.C. Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA #129235) 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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