Think white collar crime can’t happen to you or your clients? Think again! Tiffany R. Couch, CPA/CFF, CFE will provide you the technical knowledge you need to understand typical fraud schemes, red flags of fraud, and the prevalence of these crimes on small business, non-profits and at-risk members of our society. From there, the discussion will include preservation of both electronic and physical evidence; the pros and cons of pursuing criminal charges; and understanding how a strong insurance claim can recoup your client’s funds quickly. Ms. Couch will also touch on easy and cost-effective fraud prevention tools – helping you add value to your client before a fraud happens to them. Key points will be highlighted by stories of actual fraud investigations and the action steps that produced desirable outcomes.
Tiffany is Principal at Acuity Forensics, a Pacific Northwest forensics accounting firm with a national presence. She has more than 18 years of experience in the field of accounting, with the last 11 years focused completely on forensic accounting related engagements. Her expertise is in matters involving fraud investigation, forensic accounting, contract and regulatory compliance, internal control risk assessment, and complex litigation. Ms. Couch is the winner of the 2014 James R. Baker Speaker of the Year, presented by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) to honor an individual who has demonstrated the true spirit of leadership in communication, presentation and quality instruction. She also serves as Vice Chair on the Board of Regents and is a faculty member for the ACFE, the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and the premier provider of anti-fraud training and education.