2017 Excellence Awards

Newsletter, RICFE
Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 2017 ACFE RI Excellence Awards.  We honored our excellence award recipient and our speaker of the year.  We also awarded our annual scholarship, congratulated new CFEs, and had some great training. 2017 ACFE RI Excellence Award This year, we are pleased to honor Matthew Amsden Special Agent, Internal Revenue Service—Criminal Investigations. Special Agent Amsden was selected for his work in a case involving $2.6M Identity Theft and Tax Fraud Scheme perpetrated by a Pawtucket supermarket owner.  Each year, our Excellence awards honors an individual or individuals who have: played a significant role in the prevention, detection, or investigation of fraud;  made a substantial recovery or savings due to his or her role in a fraud examination; contributed significantly to the discipline…
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Member Spotlight: Kathie M. Corrigan

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Kathie M. Corrigan, Vice President Internal Audit at Pawtucket Credit Union has been an RICFE member for ten years. Position Description: In charge of the Internal Audit department, I conduct or assist in the financial and operational audits of all areas of the Credit Union, evaluate internal controls, and identify risks with recommendations for improving controls. I also play an important role in fraud detection, prevention, and mitigation. What a typical day is like in this position: Always full of action and never boring! Best part of my job:      One of the best parts of the job is when we can help departments with process improvements. It shows them we are not only there to find something they did “wrong” but that we are also here to help. Also, I…
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