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ACFE San Antonio Monthly Meeting

  • Thu, November 05, 2020
  • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Virtual - Zoom Webinar


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Speaker:  Mason Wilder; CFE, Senior Research Specialist

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Bio:  Mason Wilder, CFE, is a Senior Research Specialist for the ACFE. In this role, he creates and updates ACFE materials for continuing professional education with a focus on investigation, conducts trainings, writes for all the ACFE publications, and responds to member and media requests. Prior to joining the ACFE, Wilder worked in corporate security intelligence and investigations at multiple companies, specializing in background and due diligence investigations as well as intelligence analysis for international physical security and crisis response.

Topic: Deepfakes & Fraud

Video or audio clips manipulated by advanced technology, otherwise known as “deep fakes,” could produce devastating societal impacts, from swinging elections to causing riots or even prompting a war. As researchers, governments, and technology companies grapple with the existential threats posed by deep fakes, the fraud implications of the phenomenon might be overlooked. 

At least one major fraud scheme incorporating the technology already caused a major loss for an organization. As resources for creating deep fakes become more advanced or accessible, other traditional fraud schemes could benefit from leveraging the ability to manipulate audio and video. Investigators and fraud examiners need to be aware of the risks associated with deep fakes and how best to protect their organizations from this emerging threat and understand potential implications for more traditional investigation issues.

Delivery Method:  Virtual - Zoom Webinar

CPE offered: 1 hour

Program Level: Basic

Prerequisites: None

Advanced preparation: None

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

 The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, San Antonio Chapter #18 is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.  State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.  Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:  www.nasbaregistry.org.

Cancellation Policy and No Shows

If you have registered and/or paid for an event and you need to cancel, you MUST email info@acfesanantonio.com no later than 7 days prior to the event, unless otherwise indicated in specific event policies, to request a refund and/or cancel your registration. The Chapter must confirm event registrations with the venue within 7 days of the event and any changes after this time period can become a financial cost to the Chapter. Cancellations received less than 7 days prior to events will not be refunded except for exigent circumstances.

In the event an attendee does not show up to the event, the registration cost will be forfeited. If payment at the door was the selected method, then the attendee will be billed for the full cost of the event. The Chapter reserves the right to bar for future registration any attendees who routinely register and fail to pay and/or attend the event.

Complaint resolution:  Complaints should be directed to the Board at comments@acfesanantonio.org

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