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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About the Instructor(s)

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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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Simon Padgett

Simon Padgett is a passionate, qualified ACCA (UK) Accountant with a Canadian CPA and a qualified CFE with experience in Forensic Accounting and Investigations, Anti-Fraud Programs, Internal Audit, Risk Management and Corporate Governance, with an MBA from Oxford in the UK (Oxford Brookes University is ranked in the top 3 MBA's in the AMBA MBA rankings). Simon a business man and entrepreneur and thrive within business development and dynamic environments by resolving new and difficult problems. Simon likes to associate with smart and motivated people who want to make a serious difference in the world. Simon works with colleagues to identify new markets, assess problems and inefficiencies within those markets, and develop business models and plans to resolve these issues. Simon has extensive international work experiences integrating complex business decisions, comprehensive solution based competencies, and overall direction and management to provide corporate value to meet future business needs.

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