We are happy to announce that the 14th Annual Financial Crimes & Digital Evidence Conference will once again be held at the Salem Convention Center and The Grand Hotel in Salem, Oregon. Check back here for updates, or SIGN UP to receive occasional (1-3) email updates from our Admin under the Contact Us page.
Social Security and Social Services Fraud
SSA OIG and SSA Office of the General Counsel will present examples of our investigations and prosecutions that include the theft of Social Security, Medicaid, SNAP, and other federal and state benefits. The session will educate the group about the red-flags to be aware of when the theft of social service benefits may be occurring, where to find evidence of the fraud, as well as who to contact within different agencies if fraud is suspected. View the FULL AGENDA HERE.
Facts and Figures: Results of a Statewide Financial Exploitation Study
Google Trust & Safety Update
Google’s Trust & Safety team protects Google and our users by investigating product-related fraud and other malicious behavior on Google products and services. In this talk we will discuss financial fraud and other trends, including case studies from recent investigations. We will also discuss how to report malicious behavior to Google.
Legal and Legislative Updates
Case Study: Mortgage Fraud and Desert Sun Cases
This session will include an overview of the Desert Sun cases, including mortgage fraud, bank fraud, and money laundering charges, coconspirators, etc. Presenters will discuss investigation and prosecution best practices and lessons learned. Presenters will discuss missteps in the investigation and prosecution of the cases and how to improve investigations and prosecutions of similar future cases. The real estate market is once again starting to take off. Will we see another round of mortgage fraud and, if so, will we be ready? View the FULL AGENDA HERE.
Detective, Beaverton Police Department
Alara DeLand is a Detective with Beaverton Police Department.
Assistant Disciplinary Counsel
Kellie Johnson has served as an Assistant Disciplinary Counsel with the Oregon State Bar since 2010.
Investigator, Trust & Safety
Chris is an investigator on the Trust & Safety team at Google.
Certified Fraud Examiner, Investigator
Eli Rosenblatt is an investigator and digital forensics specialist in Portland, Oregon.
Senior Assistant Attorney General, Oregon Department of Justice
Michael Slauson is a senior assistant attorney general in the Appellate Division of the Oregon Department of Justice.