SCIP Massachusetts/Boston Chapter
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Bernie Madoff was the mastermind behind what is widely described as the largest Ponzi scheme in history. How was he uncovered? Did you know that CI techniques played a role? Join us for this unique event, as Harry Markopolos, “the Madoff Whistleblower,” details for the first time how he uncovered Madoff’s scheme using CI techniques and how CI techniques continue to help him in his current cases. Don’t miss your chance to hear first-hand about this tale of rare, high-profile CI intrigue!
SCIP Massachusetts/Boston Chapter Presents
Harry Markopolos, “The Madoff Whistleblower”
Hult International Business School Wednesday, February 9, 2011 5:00PM – 8:30PM
Harry Markopolos, CFA, CFE, is an independent financial fraud investigator who brings fraud cases to the US Department of Justice, Internal Revenue Service and various State Attorney Generals under existing whistleblower programs. He has been featured in the leading business media, including Wall Street Journal, CNBC, and Bloomberg, and he has provided testimony before the United States Congress.
The Madoff investigation was his first financial fraud case, which he started in early 2000. He’s been hooked ever since. Mr. Markopolos is co-author of the best selling book “No One Would Listen: A True Financial Thriller” published by Wiley & Sons, Inc.; March 2010. The film documentary about his Madoff investigative team, “The Foxhounds: The Pursuit of Bernie Madoff” premiered in November 2010 at the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam.
In 2000, Harry Markopolos recruited and led a four-man team of industry experts to track Bernie Madoff's $65 billion feeder fund network across two continents. This team's eight-and-one-half year long investigation identified dozens of Madoff feeder funds which were delivering a steady stream of new victims to Madoff's doorstep on a daily basis. Most of their intelligence was gathered in person at industry events, conferences, and during meetings. (In fact, very little of their investigation took place on the internet and there was a reason for that – Madoff was so secretive that he made sure that none of these feeder funds was mentioning him by name in their marketing efforts.) Mr. Markopolos will speak about the case from an intelligence gathering standpoint and take your questions.
Mr. Markopolos will also sign your copy of his book, No One Would Listen: A True Financial Thriller, detailing his investigation. There will be no books for purchase.
The SCIP Massachusetts/Boston Chapter thanks Hult International Business School for hosting this event.
Hult International Business School EF Education First Boston Headquarters 1 Education St. Cambridge, MA 02141
Includes dinner and soft drinks. Cash bar available. SCIP Member $35.00 Non-Member $45.00
Please note: This will be a popular event – register early!
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