Counter Fraud Conference 2017
The Centre for Counter Fraud Studies (CCFS) and the Portsmouth Business School Accounting Group (PBSAG) of the University of Portsmouth held their 2017 conference on Wednesday 7th June in Portsmouth, presenting a variety of talks being delivered by practitioners, academics and researchers in the field alike.
Presentations were given by: -
- Mr. Azeem Aleem, Director- Advanced Cyber Defense Practice Europe, Middle East and Africa
- Mr. Mike Betts, Deputy Director, Economic Crime Academy, Economic Crime Directorate, City of London Police
- Dr. Bina Bhardwa, Research Fellow & Tiggey May, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Criminal Policy Research, Birkbeck, University of London.
- Mr. Mark Cheeseman, Deputy Director, Cross Government Fraud and Error Policy. Fraud, Error and Debt Team, Cabinet Office.
- Dr. Cassandra Cross, Lecturer, School of Justice, Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology
- Mr. Jim Gee, Chair of the Centre for Counter Fraud Studies and Partner and Head of Forensic and Counter Fraud Services, Crowe Clark Whitehill and Andy Whittaker, Chair of the Training and Education Committee of the Professional Accreditation Board and Senior Manager at Crowe Clark Whitehill
- Mr. Gary McManus, Project Genesius, Organised Crime Group, Metropolitan Police
- Michael Ellis, Chairman, International IP Crime Investigators College
View video from the conference:
- Detecting Scam Emails, by Rofiat Ali, Rebecca Nicolaides and Prof Russell Craig
- The Rise of the Machines: Impact of AI on Detecting / Preventing Fraud, by Dan French
- How Data Analytics can generate evidence in a way that is acceptable to both civil and criminal proceedings, by Richard Kusnierz
- The Characteristics of Occupational Fraud in the Korean Banking Industry and Empirical Verification of Fraud Triangle, by Joon Bae Suh
- Understanding Wine Investment Fraud and its Victims, by Karina Einarsen
- A Focus on Counterfeit Bordeaux Wine in relation to Alcohol Flakes, by Michael Ellis
- Countering Fraud: The Role of Leadership and Strategy, by Mark Cheeseman
- Enforcement enablers and exploiting loopholes - Organised crime groups involved in fraud, by Tiggy May and Dr Bina Bhardwa
- Counter Fraud goes wrong - a farce or a tragedy, by Jim Gee
- International fraud prevention messages - Examining The Little Black Book of Scams, by Dr Cassandra Cross
- Agroterrorism: An examination of vulnerability, risk and international strategies, by Stephen Green, Jeyong Jung, Julak Lee and Tom Ellis
Dr Martin Tunley Memorial Lecture
In addition to the above, this year we presented the Dr Martin Tunley Memorial Lecture on the evening of 6th June, the evening before the conference, followed by a drinks reception.
Professor Martin Gill from Perpetuity Research International will delivered a presentation on: 'Fraud: A crime that matters more and more.'
Should you require any further information please contact either: -
- Mr. Dean Blackbourn, Lecturer in Counter Fraud Studies