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  • start Sep 16, 2020, 12:00 AM - end Oct 16, 2020, 12:00 AM

    Can a system or software be responsible for fraud?

  • start Feb 24, 2020 - end Mar 24, 2020

    Recently, I spoke about fraud at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation for their investigators.

  • start Jul 1, 2019, 12:00 AM - end Jul 2, 2019, 12:00 AM

    Can You Teach Ethical Behavior?

  • start Jun 26, 2019, 12:00 AM - end Aug 22, 2019, 12:00 AM

    Top-Rated Speaker Awarded to Mary Breslin

  • start Mar 20, 2019, 12:00 AM - end Apr 21, 2019, 12:00 AM

    We spend a lot of time discussing the psychology and motivations of the fraudsters, but we spend less time discussing how it makes the person who trusted the fraudster feel. Do they feel angry?

  • start Feb 4, 2019 - end Feb 5, 2019

    Reporting and KPIs that focus only on success factors, and do not highlight the counterbalance or negative aspect of the same results, may create both pressure and opportunity for fraud. Think of a bank that only measures loan growth and not...

  • start Sep 19, 2018, 12:00 AM - end Sep 19, 2018, 1:00 AM

    Years ago, I called my sister who was a journalist specializing in health and nutrition for a woman’s magazine, which she now runs, to ask her advice about the…

  • start Mar 31, 2018, 12:00 AM - end Mar 31, 2018, 1:00 AM

    I’ve had a lot of professional nicknames over the years. “Scary Mary” was popular for quite some time, but more recently people have called me “Nancy” as in Negative Nancy. I don’t think I’m negative...

  • start Nov 14, 2016, 12:00 AM - end Mar 15, 2020, 12:00 AM

    In light of International Fraud Awareness Week, I wanted to take a look at why fraud awareness in every organization needs to specifically define what fraud is for your organization.

  • start Jun 6, 2016, 12:00 AM - end Mar 15, 2020, 12:00 AM

    When I was a teenager my mother was diagnosed with cancer and died two years later after battling the disease.

  • start May 3, 2016, 12:00 AM - end Mar 15, 2020, 12:00 AM
    Other than spiders, one of my greatest fears is hearing that I taught someone to commit fraud.
  • start Apr 5, 2016, 12:00 AM - end Apr 5, 2016, 1:00 AM

    Last week I taught a course on leveraging data analytics to detect fraud. I love teaching fraud courses and have had a decade-and-a-half love affair with data analytics — specifically what a mature...