Everywhere But Here - Spotlight on Fraud Fighting featuring local fraud experts -  Telecommunications Fraud Case Study, Data Analytics/Fraud Awareness and POS Scams.

February 12, 2019
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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KU Edwards Campus - BEST Building
Room BEST 110 12604 Quivira Road
Overland Park, KS 66213

Everywhere But Here - Spotlight on Fraud Fighting featuring local fraud experts -  Telecommunications Fraud Case Study, Data Analytics/Fraud Awareness and POS Scams.

February 12, 2019

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration Ends: Thursday 2/7/2019 

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce another Greater Kansas City Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners’ 2019 Winter Workshop, Everywhere But Here - Spotlight on Fraud Fighting featuring local fraud experts -  Telecommunications Fraud Case Study, Data Analytics/Fraud Awareness and POS Scams for 4 hours CPE

Check-in & Breakfast Starts: 7:30 pm
Event: 8:00am - 12:00 pm
4 hours of eligible CPE

Breakfast will be provided by Grandma's Catering and is included in the event pricing. **Please note- If a special dietary need is required, such as vegetarian, etc., please send an email to [email protected] (no later than Tuesday 2/5/19) and we will attempt to accommodate your request.**

During this presentation, the following 3 sessions will be presnted by the follwoing local speakers:

Telecommunications Fraud in YOUR backyard - A Kansas City and Homeland Security Case Study

Fraud schemes committed by suspects in which today's Telecommunications Providers are being targeted for their customer data and their devices. This presentation includes a discussion of a current fraud investigation that originated locally in the Kansas City area but has since transformed into a nationwide epidemic.

  • Gain a better understanding of fraud through case study
  • Learn the cost and impact of fraud.
  • Recognize the warning signs that fraud may be occurring in your organization.
  • Gain practical tips to reduce the risk of fraud in your organization.

About Our Guest Speakers:

Clint Breithaupt, Fraud Manager - Cyber Security, Sprint

Clint Breithaupt received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminology from Kansas State University and is a Licensed CFE. He worked as a law enforcement officer in the state of Kansas before being hired by Sprint Corporation. Clint has worked in Sprint’s Fraud Dept. for over 18 years and is the Fraud Manager of Sprints Criminal Analytics Team as well as Sprints Corporate Representative for Criminal Prosecutions and Federal Civil Handset Trafficking Cases. The CAT works with various Local, State and Federal Law Enforcement Agencies around the United States in the arrest of individuals identified as perpetrating fraud against Sprint.

Alberto Briseno, Special Agent, Homeland Security

Alberto Briseno has been a Special Agent (SA) with the US Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) for 8 years. SA Briseno has been assigned to the Kansas City field office where he has investigated transnational criminal organizations relating to Human Smuggling, Drug Trafficking, Financial Fraud and Trade Based Money Laundering.

Dennis Reaser, Detective, Overland Park Police Department 

Detective Dennis Reaser is a 26-year police veteran with the Overland Park Kansas Police Department. For the past 15 years he has been a member of the Secret Service Task Force in Kansas City and his primary focus is on larger white collar and transnational investigations. Detective Reaser has served in several public safety capacities including patrol officer, canine handler, school resource officer and criminal investigations. He graduated from Washburn University with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. Detective Reaser and his wife, Katie, live in the Kansas City area with their 5 children.

Kent Willnauer, Senior Investigator - Asset Protection, AT&T

Kent has been an investigator with AT&T’s Asset Protection since April 1999. As an investigator Kent is responsible for the development and implementation of security policy, standards, guidelines and procedures to ensure the ongoing maintenance and enhancement of security programs and strategies used to protect corporate assets. Kent is also responsible for protecting company personnel, property and other assets from assault, theft, fraud, malicious damage or other criminal acts. Prior to joining AT&T Kent was commissioned as a deputy with the Johnson County, KS Sheriff’s Office from May 1980 to April 1999.

Fraud Data Analytics & Fraud Awareness Training

Data can do amazing things. Understand how to find the needles in the haystack and detect fraud quickly to reduce losses. Also learn strategies to engage your entire workforce to assist in the prevention and detection of fraud at your organization.

  • How data can be leveraged to detect fraud
  • Create effective fraud awareness training

About Our Guest Speaker:

Wendy Hans, CFE, Director - Fraud/Loss Control, AMC Theatres

Wendy Hans is an experienced anti-fraud professional with over 17 years in fraud risk management. She oversees fraud detection, investigation and prevention for 600+ theatres and a robust e-commerce platform. Wendy directs fraud data analytics, advises on fraud risk and mitigation, administers the fraud risk assessment and provides anti-fraud resources. Wendy also has experience in accounting systems, audit, international accounting and theatre operations at AMC. Wendy holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and M.B.A from Rockhurst University. She has been on the board of the Greater Kansas City ACFE chapter since 2016 and will begin serving as President in 2019.

POS Scams: Identifying Outliers and Estimating Loss Through Statistical Analysis

How do you identify POS under-ringing where no transactions exist? How do you wade through the false flags created by cleared/canceled transactions? This session will teach you to use simple statistics and algebraic equations to identify the most likely candidates for fraudulent activity. Once fraud is identified and confirmed, this class will teach you how to determine the duration and estimate a total loss.

  • Identify internal Fraud using associate cash sales compared to peers
  • Recognize trends and avoid false flags
  • Estimate Loss by bringing statistics in line with peer averages

About Our Guest Speaker:

Kenneth Smith, CFE, Analyst - Fraud/Loss Control, AMC Theatres

Kenneth Smith is a Fraud/Loss Analyst with American Multi-Cinema, Inc. (AMC Theatres) with a focus on identification and investigation of internal fraud. He is responsible for monitoring POS fraud in Box Office, Concession Stands, and Bars at over 600 theatres nationwide. In his 10 years of experience in fraud investigation, Ken has fine tuned fraud identification through statistical analytics within Oracle Business Intelligence and Excel. He has developed and instructed Fraud Prevention and Detection Training for all new General Managers at AMC. Ken has been a member of the ACFE since 2008, and a CFE since 2015.

We hope to see you there!



$40.00 Member ticket

$60.00 Guest ticket