2021 WAFA - 30th Annual

2021 WAFA - 30th Annual   

Wednesday, April 28th - Thursday, April 29 8:30a - 4:30p

Join us virtually for the 30th annual Williamsburg Advanced Fraud Academy (WAFA) hosted by the Institute of Internal Auditors Tidewater Chapter.

Online Viewing Instructions

This event will be streamed live via Zoom. Once registered, each attendee will receive an email with instructions on accessing the Zoom Live Stream and any applicable handouts or materials. This email will be sent on 4/25 and 4/27.  

For group viewing, a sign-in sheet is required in order for each attendee in the group to receive their individual CPE certificate. During registration, you will be required to enter the name, title, email, and phone number of the person who will facilitate the sign-in for your group's online event attendance. Following the event, the Group Facilitator must send a completed sign in sheet with each attendee’s name, email, event name, event date(s), and individual sign in/out times with signatures via email to chapter93@iiachapters.org.


Course Outline | 16 CPEs
8:30 am - 9:20 amProfession Updates:2020 Report to the Nation and More
Bruce Dorris J.D., CFE, CPA, President & CEO , ACFE
9:25 am - 10:15 amA Criminologist's Perspective on White-Collar Crime
Dr. Brian K. Payne, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Old Dominion University
10:15 am - 10:25 amBreak
10:30 am - 12:10 pmPreparing Effective Case Files
Mark Park, FBI Supervisory Special Agent – retired
12:10 pm - 12:40 pmLunch
12:45 pm - 2:25 pmTechno Crimes: How Vulnerable are You, When Everyone and Everything is Connected!
Walt Manning CFE, CEO, Techno-Crime Institute
2:25 pm - 2:35 pmBreak
2:40 pm - 4:20 pmEthics and Integrity in Challenging Times
Deanna Sullivan CFE, CPA, CIA, CGMA, CRMA, Principal, SullivanSolutions
8:30 am - 9:50 amRisk Assessment for Fraud/Compliance in the Brave New World!
Cynthia Hetherington MLS, MSM, CFE, CII, Founder & President, Hetherington Group
9:50 am - 10:00 amBreak
10:05 am - 11:25 amHard Lessons Learned from a Courageous Fraud Victim
Cheryl Obermiller, Founder & President, Obermiller Construction, Inc.
Gary Zeune CPA, The Pros & The Cons
11:25 am - 11:35 amBreak
11:40 am - 1:00 pmPurchasing and Payroll Fraud
John Hanson CPA, CFE, CCEP, Managing Director, BDO
1:00 pm - 1:30 pmLunch
1:35 pm - 2:55 pmThe 10 Most Effective Analytics for Detecting Fraud
Jeremy Copton CFE, CPA (inactive), Director, Upstream Academy
2:55 pm - 3:05 pmBreak
3:10 pm - 4:30 pmAdvanced Investigative Research Methods using Internet Profiling & Intelligence Gathering Through Online Resources
Michèle Stuart, Jag Investigations, Inc.
Contact us at:  chapter93@iiachapters.org