Fraud Implications of Bitcoin and Cybercurrency

From Dutch tulips to Silk roads, Bitcoin and other digital currencies have changed the world. From silk roads to child trafficking, the internet has long been used as a method of communication. Currently, we are seeing a proliferation of cyber currencies, with various degrees of success implemented and used by the general public.  Fraudsters and criminals have long looked at cyber currencies as a new way to move their wealth around, and enjoy the anonymity that bitcoin and other currencies offer

In this presentation, we will examine types of fraud schemes, and what to look for.  You might want to look at divorce settlement figures more carefully if cyber currencies are involved.

22 Mar 2021, 10:00 AM

1.5 CPD hours


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Course Description

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We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming events.  Should you have any ideas for topics, speakers, sponsorship or anything else, feel free to contact Melanie Russell, CPA, CA, CBV, CIM, CFE, CFF, ABV at 416-488-9590 x 225.

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About the Instructor(s)

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Alessandra Leggio

Alessandra is a CPA licensed in both Canada and Florida and is fluent in English, Spanish and Italian.  She has a wealth of experience from working at the big four, including working on the “Panama papers.” She has extensive experience working with mining clients and engagements related to FCPA and CFPOA compliance. She currently has her own boutique forensic accounting firm.

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Dave Oswald

Dave Oswald is a trained Chartered Accountant with a passion for uncovering fraud or error.  His global, multi-national experience spans over 20 years, having led investigations in high-level C-Suite executive cases with success. Dave has extensive experience in Data Preservation and Review, Computer Forensics, Data Analytics and General Fraud Reviews. Dave has testified in Federal Court in the United States of America as an expert witness, has interviewed numerous suspects and witnesses and has given evidence in internal disciplinary proceedings.

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