May Live CPE Webinar

Joint Training Event with ACAMS

 Limited Spots available, Register Today!

Speakers:

Andrew "Drew" Bedell, FBI Supervisory Special Agent

Ed Edmister, InComm Financial Services Senior Compliance and Risk Manager

Wes Burton, InComm Financial Services Senior Director of Compliance and BSA/AML Compliance Officer


Topics:

"Evolving Terrorist Threats and Terrorism Financing"

"The COVID-19 Pandemic:  Fraud & Cybercrime Impact"


CPE Credit:

2 hours


Platform:

Zoom - We will provide the link the week of training.


Agenda:

11:45am - Zoom Webinar will be activated for registrants

12:00pm - Brief announcements by GACFE and ACAMS Board Members

12:05pm - Drew Bedell, "Evolving Terrorist Threats and Terrorism Financing"

1:05pm - BREAK (5 min)

1:10pm - Ed Edmister and Wes Burton, "The COVID-19 Pandemic:  Fraud & Cybercrime Impact"

2:10pm - Closing remarks by GACFE and ACAMS Board Members

2:15 pm - Meeting is adjourned

Register in advance for this webinar:

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Biographies

Andrew "Drew" Bedell, FBI Supervisory Special Agent

Drew has had a 25 year career with the FBI, and has worked violent crimes, drug cartel investigations, and international terrorism matters since September 11, 2001.  He is currently assigned as a squad supervisor on the Joint Terrorism Task Force where he overseees international terrorism investigations.  His location assignments have included Atlanta, San Diego, Washington DC, Baghdad, Kuwait, Riyadh, and Athens.


 


Wes Burton, InComm Financial Services Senior Director of Compliance and BSA/AML Compliance Officer

Wes Burton currently serves as Senior Director of Compliance, and for the last eight years has served as the BSA/AML Compliance Officer for InComm Financial Services, Inc., which is a licensed money transmitter, registered money services business and one of the largest payments companies in the FinTech industry. Wes has worked in financial services for over 20 years, and prior to his time at InComm, worked for several large Fortune 500 companies including Merrill Lynch, AIG, Wachovia and Wells Fargo. He spent his first 10 years working as a Licensed Financial Consultant and Lending Specialist before shifting to management over sales, operations and compliance. Mr. Burton served as a Bank Officer of Wells Fargo Bank and a Market President in charge of board meetings for influential bank customers. Wes also served on the Board for the ACAMS Atlanta Chapter and the Harris County, Georgia Chamber of Commerce, and he has worked with organizations including the Innovative Payments Association, formerly the Network Branded Prepaid Card Association (NBPCA), and the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA) to understand new threats on the financial industry and help in connecting industry to law enforcement. He is CAMS certified and is a 1999 graduate of Auburn University in Auburn, AL with a B.S. in Finance. 


 


Ed Edmister, InComm Financial Services Senior Compliance and Risk Manager

Ed Edmister serves as the Senior Compliance and Risk Manager at InComm, one of the largest payments companies in the FinTech industry.  In his current role, Ed works across InComm’s channels to implement effective risk management solutions with particular focus on BSA/AML compliance, money laundering and fraud.  Prior to joining InComm in 2014, Ed worked at Consulting Services International in Costa Rica as Director of Compliance & Investigations.  Key assignments included areas of Money Laundering, Investor Fraud, and International Trademark Infringement.  Prior to relocating to Costa Rica, Ed conducted fraud and forensic investigations while serving as a director at ISIS, Inc.  He also served on the Scientific Evidence Committee at the ABA, as a Court approved Forensic Expert Witness, and was noted for his professional acumen in landmark cases involving Scientific Misconduct, BP Oil Spill, Liberty Reserve Money Laundering Case (Costa Rica) and Paramount Studios – Loss Mitigation.  Prior to 2000, Chief Edmister served and retired from the US Navy Submarine Force.  He completed assignments aboard 5 different fast-attack nuclear submarines and was assigned to the development and new construction of 2 new fast-attack submarines. 


Ed is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), a graduate of the SOCNAV degree program (Indiana University/TCC), and a graduate from the Oxford University Executive Leadership Program.


 

GACFE MAY Training:                    

Date: Friday, May 22, 2020
Time: Noon - 2:15pm


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ADDITIONAL NOTES FROM GACFE:

Involvement Opportunities:  Would you like to become more involved in serving the Chapter or serving on the Board?

Contact Bruno Pavlicek, our President at president@gacfe.org


Membership Profiles:  If you are a Standard, Standard 2yr, Gold or Platinum Member, log into your GACFE profile at www.gacfe.org and make sure your National ACFE Membership Number is included, and that your contact information is correct.  Also, take a moment to access your National ACFE Membership Profile and make sure it’s up to date.