Annual Membership Meeting and Webinar: Ethical Considerations in Fraud Investigations

December 01, 2020
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Chapter Meeting Announcement

Webinar:  Ethical Considerations in Fraud Investigations

Presented by: Janet McHard, Beth Mohr, and Anne Layne

The McHard Firm

Course Description:  This course will cover the ethical requirements for CFE’s and other professionals.  It will also include a comprehensive discussion of ethical decisions fraud examiners, auditors and investigators may encounter while performing fraud investigations.

Learning Objectives: 

  • The ACFE Code of Professional Ethics
  • The ACFE Code of Professional Standards
  • The ACFE Code of Professional Conduct
  • Guidelines for ethical decision making

CPE Credit: 2.0 hours CPE

Additional Information: 

  • Delivery Method:  Webinar
  • Field of Study:  Ethics
  • Program Level: Basic
  • Prerequisites:  None
  • Advanced Preparation:  None

Who Should Attend:  Certified Fraud Examiners and other anti-fraud specialists; investigators; internal and independent auditors; CPAs and other professionals.


  • $0 for current El Paso Area ACFE Chapter members
  • $30 for non-members    

** If you are considering a group membership or are paying by check, please contact the Treasurer at [email protected] ** 

**Those who register will receive a Zoom webinar link the morning of the webinar.**

Deadline for registrations is Monday, November 30, 2020   

Reservations not cancelled within 24 hours of the event will be billed at the chapter’s discretion.  Refunds will be honored net of any payment fees incurred by the chapter if paid via Stripe.

About the Presenters: 

Janet M. McHard, CPA, CFE, MAFF, CFF

Janet is the Founding Partner of The McHard Firm, a firm dedicated to forensic and investigative accounting.  She is a Certified Fraud Examiner, a certification bestowed upon examination by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, for whom she has been a faculty member since 2003.  Janet was the 2017 ACFE James A. Baker Speaker of the Year, honoring her for excellence in communication, presentation and quality instruction.  She holds a CPA in the states of New Mexico, California and Arizona.  Janet is a Master Analyst in Financial Forensics, a designation offered by the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, and is Certified in Financial Forensics by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  In March of 2016 Janet was inducted in the University of New Mexico Anderson Schools of Management Hall of Fame. 

Beth A. Mohr, CFE, CAMS, CCCI, PI

Beth A. Mohr joined McHard Accounting Consulting LLC in 2010, and became Managing Partner in January 2011.  She is a Certified Fraud Examiner, a certification bestowed upon testing by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).  She was also awarded the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist credential by the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), and is a Certified Cyber Crime Investigator (CCCI).  She is an experienced speaker and facilitator working with groups in government, for profit and non-profit sectors on many topics including investigation techniques and anti-money laundering.  Beth has over twenty-five years of experience investigating financial and white collar crimes, in addition to death penalty mitigation cases, civil rights cases, other complex criminal and civil investigations.  She has testified as an expert witness in three states on a variety of different types of matters.  Beth is retired from the San Diego Police Department; she was twice awarded the Department’s highest honor for investigative excellence.  Beth is a private investigator licensed by the States of New Mexico, Arizona and California, and holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of New Mexico. 

Anne Layne, Partner, The McHard Firm

Anne M. Layne, CPA/CFF, CFE, CAMS, Partner of The McHard Firm, is a frequent speaker for continuing education programs for many professional and law enforcement organizations, including programs produced by the AICPA.  She is the past Director of Education for the New Mexico Chapter of the ACFE.  As a Partner at The McHard Firm, Anne performs complex forensic accounting engagements related to allegations of fraud and other white collar crimes.


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$30.00 Non-member registration

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