In our second year at The Grand Hotel and Salem Convention Center in Salem, Oregon the 13th Annual Financial Crimes & Digital Evidence Conference is going to be the best EVER! We can't wait until the counter hits zero, and we get to start the very best in training for prosecutors, investigators, auditors, banking officials and forensic analysts.
Pink Collar Crime: Women Embezzlers in the Workplace
This session will be about women embezzlers in the workplace. In 1989 Kathleen Daly coined the term “pink collar crime”. What exactly is the definition of pink collar crime? Who are pink collar criminals? How are they different from white collar criminals?
There are stories in the news daily about the PTA mom, dental office manager, long time trusted employee, who end up stealing from their workplaces. Women embezzlers have increased in numbers according to the FBI. This presentation will give both anecdotal and research based evidence about pink collar crime. This presentation will discuss methods, commonalities, rationale among the pink collar criminals and possibly most importantly how to use the information to assist in investigations. View the FULL AGENDA HERE
Medicaid Fraud and Financial Exploitation of Elders: The Other Side of Murder Mountain
This session will demonstrate common themes in multi-defendant Medicaid-funded Home Care Worker fraud cases through a case study of the investigation and prosecution of State v Bimla Boyd, Garold Hill and Jasmine Boyd. This case highlights challenges to investigating and prosecuting this fraud, and elder abuse and financial exploitation case and presents strategies for overcoming similar challenges. View the FULL AGENDA HERE
Lessons from the Investigation and Prosecution of the $2.1 Million Bogus Oregon Income Tax Return
Presenters will share lessoned learned from this investigation and prosecution including: how to effectively work with the Oregon Department of Revenue in criminal tax cases; tips for working with stored value cards; collecting relevant evidence; and the use of racketeering in securing a significant five-year sentence. View the FULL AGENDA HERE
View the FULL AGENDA Here
Legal and Legislative Updates
An annual favorite! This session will provide attendees with an overview of relevant case law developments in financial and digital investigations. This session will also include an overview of any significant legislative developments in this arena during the 2013 Oregon Legislative session. View the FULL AGENDA HERE
District Attorney, Linn County
Doug Marteeny was elected in 2012 as the District Attorney for Linn County, Oregon.
Detective - Multnomah County Sheriff's Office
Detective Jay Pentheny is with the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office.
Senior Fraud Investigator, U.S. Bank
Erika Harris is a Senior Fraud Investigator for U.S. Bank Corporate Security. She started her career with U.S. Bank in 1981 where she worked in Branch Operations and Management. As a Corporate Security Investigator she responds to both internal and external crimes against U.S. Bank’s NW Region which encompasses OR/WA/ID/MT.
Senior Investigator, Safeway
Trent Drucker is the Senior Investigator in charge of Organized Retail Crime for Safeway’s Northwest Division.
Sr. Fraud Investigator
Christopher Jacobsen has served as a Sr. Fraud Investigator with FIS/Certegy, Inc.