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.


NYCFE June 18 Virtual Meeting, 2CPEs


June 18, 2020
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Virtual Event


MEMBERS ONLY EVENT - If you are interested in attending, you can apply for membership here

The NYCFE is pleased to welcome Caroline Adams and Paul Roberts, from the FBI, as they present:


FBI Complex Financial Crimes Program - Priorities and Trends

An overview of financial crime trends as identified by public sector reporting to the FBI and how the FBI is addressing these threats.  Insight in to the role the public plays in both identifying fraud and assisting in investigations.  Included will be a high-level summary of trends related to the COVID pandemic and how the FBI is addressing fraud related to these current events.


Attendees will learn:

 1)  What trends the FBI sees in reported financial crimes

2)  How the FBI utilizes victim reporting to develop large-scale financial crime investigations

3)  How the FBI works with the private sector to identify active fraud schemes



Members will be entitled to 2 CPE credits


NYCFE Members: Free




Registrants will receive an email on June 18 with the webinar information once they register on our website


5:45 PM - Webinar will open for registrants to sign-in

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


The first 50 registrants will qualify to be entered for a drawing where 5 Winners will be presented with a special ACFE gift!


If you are interested in becoming a member, apply here


Paul Roberts' Bio 

Supervisory Special Agent Paul Roberts currently leads a Securities Fraud squad in the New York Field Office of the FBI.  In this role, he oversees investigations of Federal Securities laws violations, to include Insider Trading, Market Manipulation and High Yield Investment Fraud.  SSA Roberts was an agent on this squad from 2009 through July 2015 and was involved in several complex securities fraud investigations during this period.  Among his assignments, SSA Roberts was a member of the team that investigated the ponzi scheme carried out through Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities. From July 2015 through January 2017, SSA Roberts was assigned to the Economic Crimes Unit, Financial Crimes Section at FBI Headquarters.  In this role, he had program management responsibilities for Corporate Fraud, Securities Fraud, Bank Fraud and Mortgage Fraud investigations across the country. 

SSA Roberts holds a Bachelor’s degree in mathematics and computer science from Boston College.  Prior to joining the FBI, he was an actuarial analyst with an employee benefits consulting firm.


Caroline Adams's Bio

Caroline Adams is an analyst with the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center. She joined the Bureau in 2016 working with the Training Division at the FBI Academy. Since its inception in 2018, Caroline has been working with the IC3’s Recovery Asset Team (RAT) and the effort to stop the flow of fraudulent funds to domestic accounts.

(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.)


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