General Fraud Trends, Patterns & Warning Signs

  • Event: General Fraud Trends, Patterns & Warning Signs
  • Date: 28/03/2017
  • Time: 8:15 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Ennis Road, Limerick,
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In conjunction with Grant Thornton, we would like to invite you to join us at this topical presentation on General Fraud Trends, Patterns & Warning Signs.

In this presentation, Patrick D’Arcy, Director, Forensic & Investigation Services, Grant Thornton, will outline the key risk areas associated with fraud and discuss some of the preventative techniques that can be used to protect your company. The presentation will focus on the following areas:

  • overview of areas at risk from fraud
  • direction of threat
  • control environment and role of the employee
  • developing awareness
  • simple preventative techniques
  • securing documentation
  • computers and Information Technology (IT)


Patrick D’Arcy, Director, Forensic & Investigation Services, Grant Thornton

Patrick has over twenty years’ experience involving tax and fraud investigations. He has undertaken numerous assignments and investigations including governmental, regulatory and not-for-profit organisations.

He has completed a number of employee investigations involving large and complex transactions where significant funds have been obtained through the use of spurious payments, including the manipulation and concealment of books and records and falsified payment details.

He has extensive knowledge and practical experience in the preparation of reports and submission of investigation files from his involvement in a number of high profile cases.

He has substantial experience in formulating and investigating loss claims and in unravelling sophisticated and complex frauds involving multi-jurisdictions and international dimensions.

He worked for the Competition Authority in 2003 and was the lead investigator in a number of cartel investigation cases involving serious breaches of the Competition Act, which resulted in successful prosecutions before the courts in Ireland.

Registration from 7.45 am

This event is ‘Free of Charge’

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