International Association of Special Investigation Units, IASIU Annual Seminar 2021

The International Association of Special Investigation Units, IASIU Annual Seminar 2021 will be held  from September 12 to 15, 2021 at the Loews Sapphire Falls Resort in Orlando Florida.

The seminar will bring together the world’s leading SIU professionals at the forefront of detecting, investigating and deterring insurance fraud. As the largest conference in the field, IASIU’s 2021 seminar will offer over 30 workshops, on topics including auto issues, property issues, medical fraud, major case/ring investigations, technology, and workers’ compensation.

Key Seminar Sessions and Speakers

Day 1 – Mon 13 Sep 2021

“Open Source Intelligence Investigations on TikTok and Telegram”
Mike Pekala, B.S – Skopenow
Rob Douglas – Skopenow 

“The Opioid Epidemic’s Addiction to Insurance Claims: Identifying Drug Inspired Property/Casualty Claims and Analyzing the Coverage Issues Involved (i.e. ‘Drug Rentals’)”
Scott D. Storm, Esq – Hurwitz & Fine, P.C.

“What’s Your Bench Strength? How a Business Partner Can Enhance Your SIU”
John Sargent, CIFI FCLS – Delta Group Investigations

“Workers Compensation Premium Fraud Detection and Investigation”
Daniel Bartlett, BA – Delta Group Investigations

“When Fraud Goes Virtual: Insights and Strategies for Fighting Fraud in a Remote Claims World”
Carlos Martins – ISO
Jim Hulett – ISO Verisk

“Legal Update – Legislation, Litigation and Fraud”
Francis X. Sztuk – The Delta Group
Dennis B. Kass, Esq. – Manning & Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez, Trester LLP

Dominic Dugo, JD – Delta Group
Dan Thenell, Esq. – Thenell Law Group
 Jeffrey G. Rapattoni, Esquire – Marshall Dennehey

“Telephone/Zoom Investigative Interviewing Techniques”
Joseph Buckley – John E. Reid and Associates, Inc.

“Are You Equipped to Fight Digital Media Fraud?”
Josh Louwagie  – Verisk
Matthew D. Frei, MS  – Verisk

Day 2 – Tue 14 Sep 2021

“Advanced Vehicles, Unsophisticated Criminals: Using Science to Prove Your Case”
Jeffrey Stark, P.E., CFL – U.S. Forensic
James W. Hailey III – Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith

Aimee Stidham, CFE, CIFI – Shelter Insurance Companies

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“Finding our Future SIU Talent: An Overview of IASIU’s Fight Fraud Now Program”
Brent Walker, SCLA, CIFI – U.S. Forensic

Managing Your SIU While Protecting the Brand
Jeffrey G. Rapattoni, Esquire – Marshall Dennehey
Jim E. Potts, Jr., FCLS, CIFI, MS-CJ – NYCM Insurance Company
Doug Osborne, CIFI, CFE, FCLS – Kemper Services Group
John Sargent, CIFI, FCLS – Delta Group Investigations

“Somebody’s Watching You (Social Media and Surveillance in Litigation)”
Nikki Hawkins, Esq. – Kelley Kronenberg
Maria Gibson – Kelley Kronenberg

“Detection and Prevention of Fraud in Storm Claims: Small Claims Equal Big Bucks”
Tony R. Krall, Juris Doctor Cum Laude – Meagher + Geer, P.L.L.P.
Scott Gleitz, CIFI, CPCU, AIC, AIM, FCLS – North Star Mutual Insurance Company

“Gathering Intelligence Online – 2021 Trends, Techniques, & Tricks”
Joe Stephenson, CIFI, CSMIE – INTERTEL

“Getting the Truth – Unlocking the Secrets of Communication”
Joe Koenig, MPA, BS, CFE, FCLA, FCLS – KMI Investigations LLC
Julie Koenig

“Modern Vehicle Investigation Strategies”
Curtis Whitfill, CFE – ISO VRC Investigations

“Combating Workers Compensation Fraud and Employee Dishonesty Claims in the Work from Home World”
Robert Luskin, JD – Goodman McGuffey LLP

Jeffrey G. Rapattoni, Esquire – Marshall Dennehey
Dan Thenell, Esq. – Thenell Law Group

“How to Hack a Human. Why are all Humans Vulnerable?”
J. Michael Skiba, MBA, PhD – Inform

“NFPA 921: Cause v. Classification”
Michael Vergon – Marshall Dennehey

“Drug Testing, Telehealth, PSTIM, Physician Dispensed Medications – How much fraud can one provider create?”
Tami Rockholt, RN BSN – INFORM Software Corporation
Michael Fossey, MS, CPMA – INFORM Software

“The Truth About Lying”
Dalene Bartholomew, CFE, CIFI – VRC Investigations
Janelle Crandell, Juris Doctor – Amador County District Attorney’s Office

“Understanding how Anti-Money Laundering effects insurers and why you should be paying attention.”
Brad Barron, CFE CIFI FCLS CFI AIC LSSBB – SAS Institute

“Waves of Fraud: Water Losses”
Sara Raley, MWR, MSR, MTC, MRSR, CMR, CBS, RRP – J.S. Held LLC
Joseph J. Theobald, CIFI, FCLA – Citizens Property Insurance Corporation
Andrew P. Rock, Attorney – Rock Law Group, P.A.

Day 3 – Wed 15 Sep 2021

“Case Study in Emerging Technologies to Investigate Arson Losses”
Zachary F. McCune, Esq. – Rolfes Henry

“Cell Phone Forensics for SIU Professionals”
Lars Daniel, EnCE, ACE, AME, CTNS, CIPTS, CWA, CTA  – Envista Forensics

“Identifying and Investigating Auto Finance Fraud”
Missy Coyne  – NICB

“Navigating the SIU Minefield in a Post COVID World”
Jonathan Colman, Esq – Colman Perkins Law Group
Ulises Castellon, CPCU – Fire Cause Analysis (FCA)

“OSINT in Tactical Investigations”
Michele Stuart – JAG Investigations, Inc.

“Whodunit? Using an Event Data Recorder to help solve the Mystery”
Randi Kasongo, CIFI, FCLS – Travelers Insurance
Ryan M. Malone, BS – Travelers Insurance

“You’re Right – But You’re Wrong”
Thomas David Harlow, MS – Envista Forensics

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