New York Chapter of the

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

The New York Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners sponsors events for our members and guests to help foster the goals of the chapter by educating members and raising awareness of fraud detection and fraud elimination.  Attendees can earn valuable CPE Credits for participating in some of these educational events sponsored by the Chapter.


Anatomy of an Investigation: A Discussion of Workflow and Best Practices

April 20, 2017
8:00 AM EDT to 11:00 AM EDT
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Thomson Reuters Times Square Location
3 Times Square, 30th Floor
Manhattan, NY 10036

“Anatomy of an Investigation: A Discussion of Workflow and Best Practices”


Charles E. Price -Managing Director, MorganFranklin Consulting

Louis Bladel- Executive Director of Fraud Investigation, Ernst & Young LLP

Erin Tiernan - Public Record Specialist, Thomson Reuters Investigation Team


On April 20th, we will discuss Investigations and the strategy involved in composing a thorough and effective case. We will hear from two accomplished former FBI Agents now working in the private sector; Louis Bladel and Charles Price.  Louis has over 26 years of Federal Law Enforcement experience with the majority of his career leading investigations in counter intelligence matters. As Chief of the FBI’s Counter Espionage Section, Louis led the investigation of Edward Snowden and David Petraeus as well as the production of “The Company Man”, and award winning film that alerted private sector companies about the dangers of economic espionage.  Charles Price has led numerous high-profile national and international investigations, resulting in more than 100 felony white-collar crime convictions and more than $115 million in losses prevented, fines, recoveries, and restitution. He served as lead investigator on prominent criminal cases involving corporate fraud, money laundering, bribery, public corruption, bank and insurance fraud, extortion, and embezzlement. The victims in his cases faced both internal and external threats, and he successfully investigated a wide variety of sophisticated targets, including senior corporate executives, attorneys, and CPAs. We will also hear from our industry expert at Thomson Reuters, Erin Tiernan who works with many institutions in regards to best utilizing comprehensive tools to aid their investigations. 

Attendees wil learn:

  • Investigations and the strategy involved in composing a thorough and effective case.
  • What are the current trends/scenarios seen with Insider threats including economic espionage
  • The most recurring Corporate fraud investigations and how they were detected


 You will be entitled to 2 CPE credits if you attend this seminar!

  Seminar Location:

 Thomson Reuters,

3 Times Square, NYC

 Executive Breakfast with attendance including continuous Coffee, Tea and Juice

  NYCFE Members: $35.00

 Non-NYCFE Members: $50.00



 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.



 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.


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(NYCFE 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.)





-Speaker Bios-

Charles E. Price

Managing Director Risk and Compliance, MorganFranklin Consulting

Charlie Price serves as Managing Director in MorganFranklin Consulting’s Corporate Investigations & Dispute Solutions practice where he helps global and domestic corporate clients (and counsel) navigate, investigate, contain, and resolve time-sensitive corporate investigative matters.  Charlie joined MorganFranklin after retiring from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, where he served as a Special Agent for more than 28 years.  Charlie was the lead investigator on numerous high-profile national and international investigations, and he developed a national reputation as an expert in the “art of interviewing.”  Charlie is the recipient of over a dozen of awards for public service, including the FBI’s highest award, The Director’s Award, which he earned for Excellence In HUMINT (human intelligence) for work performed in Afghanistan. Charlie also served as an Assault Team Leader on the FBI’s Washington Field Office SWAT team, and he was a firearms instructor for more than 20 years.  Charlie deployed to both Iraq and Afghanistan, where he provided support to U.S. military units on classified operations.

Charlie holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the College of William & Mary, and he is a licensed CPA in Virginia. Prior to joining the FBI, he served as a CPA at Arthur Andersen & Co., performing financial statement audits in the financial services industry.


Louis Bladel

Executive Director of Fraud Investigation, Ernst & Young LLP

Lou Bladel is an executive director in the Fraud Investigations & Dispute Services practice of Ernst & Young, LLP.  He is the National Coordinator for Insider Risk and Threat Management services, which assists clients in responding to, investigating and remediating insider threats, as well as developing and implementing comprehensive insider threat programs and services.  Lou consults with U.S. federal law enforcement agency directors, government regulators and key executives of Fortune 100 companies, Fortune 500 C-suite officials and boards of directors from across industry sectors on matters of economic espionage and insider threats. Lou has more than 26 years of federal law enforcement experience serving in the U.S. Marshals Service, Naval Criminal Investigative Service and a Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), retiring from the FBI in 2016.  The majority of Lou’s law enforcement career involved leading and investigating counterintelligence matters in the New York and Washington, DC, metropolitan areas.  Lou has held numerous leadership positions within the FBI, including Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York office of the FBI’s Counterintelligence Division, where he led the recent espionage/insider threat arrest and successful plea negotiations of an FBI employee. As Chief of the FBI’s Counterespionage Section, he led the espionage investigations of General David Petraeus and Edward Snowden.  In 2013, he successfully testified before the U.S. Sentencing Commission to enhance the criminal penalties for theft of propriety information and managed the DuPont economic espionage investigation, which resulted in the FBI’s first-ever jury conviction for economic espionage.  The case won the 2014 FBI Director’s Award for Counterintelligence Excellence.  Lou also won the National Counterintelligence Executive Award for Community Excellence in leadership for his role in the FBI operation that led to the arrest and deportation of three Russian Intelligence Service illegals.


Erin Tiernan

Public Records Specialist Thomson Reuters

Erin is a Public Records Product Specialist with Thomson Reuters.  She joined Thomson Reuters in January 2004 working with corporate legal departments on training and managing Westlaw accounts.  Within a few years, Erin started spending more and more time working with customers specializing in public records research.  For the past 8 years, Erin has focused her attention solely to Thomson Reuters’ public records products and customers across the Eastern US.  She has worked closely with many customers assisting with research workflows and custom solutions.  Her client base includes many of the top national financial institutions, insurance companies, specialized investigators and corporate security professionals.  Her field knowledge has also contributed to the development of many of the Thomson Reuters’ public records solutions available today.

Erin received her undergraduate degree from Fairfield University.  She holds her Juris Doctorate from Pace University School of Law.  She was admitted to the NY Bar in 2004 and she is also a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist. 



$35.00 Member ticket

$50.00 Non-Member Ticket


Agenda, April 20, 2017