The distinguished panel including a topic versed former Assistant US Attorney, FBI Special Agent, and nationally recognized criminal defense attorney will discuss 2023’s most trending financial frauds resulting from the following federal and state programs created to assist businesses, workers, and consumers navigate the global pandemic: Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program, Unemployment Frauds, and Shuttered Venues Operators Grant, Restaurant Revitalization Fund, Identity Theft, and other SBA and CARES Act frauds and scams with a focus on the specific types of frauds, case investigation and documentation, prosecution and penalties, and defense resolution.

Frank Suponcic, CPA, CFE, CFF, Partner, Advisory Services, Marcum LLP
James Boazzo, CPA, Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Paul Flannery, Partner/Co-Founder, Flannery | Georgalis, LLC
Eric L. Gibson, Principal & Chair, Internal Investigations & White Collar Defense Practice Group, Post & Schell, P.C

Pending 1.0 hour of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) for LIVE VIEWING ONLY for the following states:
Connecticut | Florida | Illinois | New Jersey | New York | Ohio | Pennsylvania

Program Description Investigating, Prosecuting, and Defending the Pandemic of CARES Act and Related Frauds
Important Notice Regarding CPE:
Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, the attendee will be able to:

  • Discuss the types of fraud currently trending related to pandemic relief programs
  • Identify where cases are coming from
  • Identify expectations from relevant government agencies as well as their resources to pursue cases
  • Discuss methods being employed to mitigate charges
  • Outline sentencing that is trending in these types of cases
Instruction Delivery Method Group Internet Based
Recommended CPE Credit 1 Credit
Recommended Field of Study Specialized Knowledge
Prerequisites None
Program Level Overview
Advance Preparation None
Cancellation Policy You may cancel your registration at any time prior to the event.
Complaint Resolution Policy For more information regarding refund, concerns and program cancellation policies, please contact our offices at [email protected].

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