Words Never Lie but People Do - Detecting Deception in Everyday Communications (Advanced Seminar)

February 13, 2020
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Education Service Center - Region 19
6611 Boeing Drive
El Paso, TX 79925
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Words Never Lie but People Do - Detecting Deception in Everyday Communications (Advanced Seminar)

Presented by Nejolla Korris

Chief Executive Officer, Interveritas International


This seminar reinforces the techniques learned in the basic seminar.  Additional statements will be analyzed throughout the day to strengthen your analysis skills. Learning Objectives:

  • Review the methodology learned in the basic seminar.
  • Learn several new analysis markers.
  • Analyze additional statements to determine where the subject is truthful and where they are deceptive.
  • Examine interview strategies used by master interviewers.
  • Improve oral listening skills to detect deception by assessing verbal interviews.



Participants must complete the basic lie detection seminar offered by Ms. Korris prior to attending the advanced seminar.  (The basic seminar was offered by the El Paso Area ACFE Chapter in October 2019 and is also being offered on February 12, 2020.)

CPE Credit: 8 CPE hours available

  • Registration & Breakfast:  8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
  • Program: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Additional Information:

Delivery Method:  Group-Live
Field of Study:  Specialized Knowledge
Program Level:  Advanced
Prerequisites: Basic Course
Advanced Preparation:  None


Who Should Attend:  Certified Fraud Examiners and other anti-fraud specialists; special investigation unit personnel; internal and independent auditors; human resources personnel; criminal investigators from local, state and federal agencies; lawyers; prosecutors; and other professionals.

Deadline for reservations is Monday, February 10, 2019

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. 

Speaker Bio: Nejolla Korris is an international expert in the field of Linguistic Lie Detection and Cybersecurity - Social Engineering and Social Media Risk. She is the Chief Executive Officer at Interveritas International.

She is skilled in Scientific Content Analysis (SCAN), a technique that can determine whether a subject is truthful or deceptive. Since 2000, Korris has analyzed documents for fraud, international security, arson, sexual assault, homicide, and missing persons' cases, causing some of her clients to dub her the "Human Lie Detector." Nejolla was one of five sanctioned trainers worldwide in the SCAN methodology. She has worked with Singapore police, FBI & cold case units of Scotland Yard and Irish Garda as well as several other law enforcement agencies. She introduced the methodology to the business community helping train professionals in detecting deception and honing interview skills. 

In 2010 Ms. Korris added social media risk and social engineering training and consulting to her portfolio. She was approached by a firm of penetration testers to develop the social engineering ruses used to hack into corporations otherwise known as people hacking. This is used to train staff to recognize online threats and scams.  Korris works with all levels of management, IT and internal audit to determine risk and prevention strategies for corporations and their staff.

Ms. Korris is a highly sought after speaker in the areas of linguistic lie detection, social media risk, social engineering, fake news and the dark side of ethics. Nejolla is a unique voice in the world of intelligence and security. Her sessions are highly entertaining and interactive bringing rave reviews from audience members. Her speaking is insightful as well as entertaining.

Nejolla has worked in over 40 countries throughout the world.  Her clients include corporations, government agencies, law enforcement, and the military.  Nejolla has a BA in Law from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. She was awarded the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012 for her international work in linguistic lie detection.



$200.00 Member registration

$240.00 Non-member registration

$1,000.00 Set of five registrations

$1,200.00 Set of six registrations