Henley-Putnam University Sponsors Teleconference on "Economic Fraud Crime Detection"

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Scott Strain, National Manager - Special Investigations Unit; American Family Insurance to speak. Call before 5pm on March 25th to reserve your space (408) 453- 9900 ext. 9949

On Thursday, March 26th at 10 A.M. (PT), Henley-Putnam University will be sponsoring a teleconference on "Economic Fraud Crime Detection" given by Scott Strain, the national manager of the special investigations unit at American Family Insurance.

The teleconference will include an overview of Mr. Strain's work in economic fraud crime detection for a number of major insurance companies as well as the Indiana state government. Mr. Strain will also provide some valuable career advice to break into this unique field within the strategic security sector. Economic fraud is a rising problem across the globe and is a clearly-defined strategic security problem for insurance companies, banks, and the Federal government.

There will be a brief Question & Answer session following the teleconference.

About the Presenter
Mr. Strain has over 25 years of experience in economic fraud detection. In his current position as the national manager of the special investigations unit at American Family Insurance, Mr. Strain oversees a group that investigates fraudulent matters in the property and casualty, workers' compensation, commercial farm, and life and health lines of business. He was responsible for implementing numerous anti fraud programs for the company. From 1998-2000 Mr. Strain was the director of the Anti-Fraud and Audit department at Nationwide Insurance company, where he directed and implemented an anti-fraud program that performed investigations and audits on suspicious and questionable claims. Mr. Strain has also held similar positions at Wausau Insurance Company and from 1996 to 1998 created and launched the Newfocus Consulting Group, which provided anti-fraud consulting for the insurance industry. Mr. Strain was previously appointed by the Attorney General of Indiana to serve as the state director of the Indiana State Medicaid Fraud Control Unit from 1983 to 1993. This unit carried out a state-wide criminal justice program authorized by state and federal statutes to conduct criminal investigations, audits, prosecutions and recoveries of Medicaid fraud violation by health care providers.

A leading educational institution in the field of Strategic Security, Henley-Putnam University offers accredited online Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees in Intelligence Management, Terrorism and Counterterrorism Studies, and Management of Personal Protection, and a Doctoral Degree Program in Strategic Security. Henley-Putnam prepares professionals in law enforcement, the military, intelligence, and private industry with skills and insights to advance their careers and protect the future. Committed to building a student/alumni network that serves its community, Henley-Putnam is an accredited member of DETC (http://www.detc.org) and offers 125+ courses taught by faculty from the CIA, FBI and other organizations. For more information on Henley-Putnam University, call 888-852-8746 or visit us online at http://www.henley-putnam.edu.


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