OACFE Spring Conference - Special Presenter Michèle Stuart

    May 15, 2019
    8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
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    721 NW 9th Ave, Irving Street Studio (Ground Floor)
    Portland, OR 97209
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    Participants will earn 10 CPE credits, including 2 in ethics. 

    Open Source Intelligence & Social Media For Fraud Examiners by Michèle Stuart

    This is a must-see presentation on the use of advanced Internet research and intelligence gathering. Participants will learn the most comprehensive research techniques using open sources and social networking sites. Additionally participants will learn step-by-step procedures in conducting due-diligence research, Internet profiling, and intelligence / counterintelligence in the most productive and fact-finding ways.

    This 8 hour class will provide in depth researching techniques utilizing online and open sources informational databases located on the web to determine informational sources providing “hidden” information on a subject’s web presence from public records, criminal records and social networking profiles. Further learning how to examine and understand  the collective information found covering all aspects of personal/business information, due diligence research, intellectual property information and terrorism research. Information is pulled from numerous surface and deep web search engines and further explores how to protect your own information.


    Ms. Michèle Stuart is a licensed Private Investigator in the State of Arizona with twenty years of experience specializing in the areas of Financial, Open Source Investigations (OSINT), Corporate Investigations, and Intelligence/Counter Intelligence. She started her investigative career as an Economic Fraud Investigator. Ms. Stuart is an Adjunct Professor with University of Virginia and an Instructor at Quantico for multi-country training programs. She provides seminars on her specialized investigative techniques in Open Source Investigations (OSINT). Over the past years she has provided presentations, and private training, to both Federal and State levels of Law Enforcement Agencies and Military Intelligence throughout the United States including attendees of Department of Homeland Security, US Marshals, FBI, DOJ, Border Patrol, Indian Tribal Nations and local law enforcement agencies throughout the country. Additionally, she has presented classes for RSIG, ARA, Allied Finance Adjusters, Insurance Special Investigative Units and numerous financial and state associations. Moreover, she has written and published several articles pertaining to her investigative methods in various investigative publications and journals and is a featured author with her own column concerning Internet Profiling and Open Source Investigations titled “Internet FYI” in PI Magazine, a widely distributed trade publication of the private investigations industry. 

    Read more about Ms. Stuart at https://www.jaginvestigations.com/michele-stuart.html 

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    $235.00 Spring Conference 2019 - OACFE Member Ticket
    $295.00 Spring Conference 2019 - *Non-Member Ticket

    *Note: Non-members will receive a 1-year membership to the OACFE with their paid registration. Membership provides access to reduced pricing to all other OACFE events during the membership period.


    Gold Level Sponsor: Geffen Mesher

    Looking for ways to highlight your company and support the OACFE? We are now accepting sponsor applications our Spring Conference. Click HERE for more information.

    Cancellations submitted by April 15th will receive a full refund minus the $75 processing fee. Cancellations submitted after this date are non-refundable. All cancellations must be submitted via e-mail to [email protected]. Please allow two weeks for processing. Registrants who cancel will not receive seminar materials.

    Registration substitutions may be permitted. Substitutions must be submitted 48 hrs prior to the start of the conference via e-mail to be considered. Please contact Shanan at [email protected] with your substitution request. Refunds will not be provided for registrants who do not attend the conference.

    Please note that circumstances beyond the control of the conference organizers may necessitate substitutions, alterations or cancellations of the speakers and/or topics. Therefore, the OACFE reserves the right to alter or modify the advertised speakers and/or topics if necessary. Any substitutions or alterations will be updated on the conference web site as soon as possible.


    $235.00 Spring Conference 2019 - OACFE Member Ticket
    $195.00 Earlybird rate before April 1

    $295.00 Spring Conference 2019 - Non-Member Ticket
    $255.00 Earlybird rate before April 1