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All-Day Fraud Prevention Seminar at Brooklyn Campus, 10/8

Geared to accountants, corporate officers, attorneys, businesspeople, hospital administrators


Helen Saffran,Associate Director of Public Relations
Brooklyn Campus,
Long Island University
(718) 488-1419

Brooklyn, N.Y. — Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus will host an all-day Fraud Prevention Seminar, featuring experts from the financial and insurance industries who will provide key advice about fraud to students and community members.

Cyber investigations in the healthcare environment, money laundering in the Caribbean and documenting fraud in the financial industry are among the diverse range of topics that will be discussed during the event, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on October 8, in the Campus’ Library Learning Center, Room 116. The Brooklyn Campus is located in downtown Brooklyn at the corner of Flatbush and DeKalb avenues.

The Center for Accounting and Tax Education (CATE) of the School of Business, Public Administration and Information Sciences at the Brooklyn Campus is teaming with The New York Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners #14 to conduct the event.

“Once again CATE continues its mission of bringing knowledge about current concerns that affect the business community in the private sector as well as the government and not-for-profit sectors,” said Myrna L. Fischman, director of CATE and chair of the Campus’ accounting department. “By combining efforts with the New York Chapter of Fraud Examiners for the 19th time, we continue a rich history of service to the community.”

The presenters and topics are:

Michael de Portu, managing partner, Prism Group — “Buyer Beware: Can Fraud in the Financial Industry be Documented?”

Anthony J. Luizzo, president, L.C. Security Consulting Group, Inc. — “Aspects of Security Auditing.”

Yury Vayman, assistant director of IT security, Mount Sinai Medical Center – “Challenges of Conducting Cyber Investigations in the Healthcare Environment.”

Kevin O’Connor, associate director, disputes and investigation practice, Navigant Consulting – “Fun in the Sun: Anti Money Laundering and the Caribbean.”

Oren S. Giskan, Esq., partner, Giskan Solotaroff Anderson & Stewart, LLP – “Quantifying Damages in Consumer Class Actions.”

Joseph Beccalori, co-founder, Interactive Media, LLP – “Click Fraud Prevention and Detection.”

Arnold L. Natali Jr., Esq. and Craig W. Davis, partner and associate, McCarter & English, LLP – “Fraud and Insurance Coverage.”

Eight CPE credits will be awarded for attendance at the seminar. The fee of $125 includes a continental breakfast, lunch and educational materials. For information about the Fraud Prevention Seminar and to register, contact Myrna Fischman at (718) 780-4062 or e-mail, or send a fax to (718) 488-1125.

The Brooklyn Campus is distinguished by…
dynamic curricula reflecting the great urban community it serves. Distinctive programs encompass the arts and media, the natural sciences, business, social policy, urban education, the health professions and pharmacy, and include the Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, the Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics, the D.P.T. in Physical Therapy and the Pharm.D. in Pharmacy. A vibrant urban oasis in downtown Brooklyn, this diverse and thriving campus offers academic excellence, personalized attention, small class size and flexible course schedules. In 2006, a $45-million Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center was opened to serve the Campus and the surrounding community. In 2007, the Cyber Café was launched, providing a high-tech hot spot for students and faculty members to meet and eat.

Posted 09/14/2010

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