Fraud: Don’t Get Fooled Again
Date and Time: March 18, 2015 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
The Insurance Institute of Northern Alberta (map)
Edmonton, AB T5J
Institute of Canada and Insurance Bureau of
Canada (IBC) are working together to offer a national series of
seminars on fraud by Kathy Metzger, Investigator, Ontario Injury Rings Unit, IBC
Investigative Services, as part of the 11th annual Fraud Awareness
Month in March 2015.
Metzger, one of IBC’s leading experts on fraud, will
present an interactive and engaging seminar that includes real-life examples,
and offers opportunities for in-depth discussion and hands-on activity to help
participants analyze situations and determine if fraud has been committed.
outcomes - upon completion of this seminar, participants will
be able to:
• Define what fraud is and what forms it takes
• Identify the impact of
fraud on you, the insurance industry, and the general public
• Identify fraud
using analytic and intuitive skills at various steps in the insurance process,
from application submission through to claims
• Recognize the trends and
increasing level of sophistication associated with auto, bodily injury and
• Identify actions to protect you and your company from
Kathy Metzger, B. Comm, FCIP
Investigative Services Division
Bureau of Canada
Active in the insurance industry since 1993, she began by working with
Fidelity Bond insurance in the credit union system, where she investigated
employee frauds, and was involved in fraud and robbery loss prevention
initiatives. In 2000 she joined the Special Investigation Unit at an Ontario
auto insurer. In 2004 she joined the Insurance Bureau of Canada in the Ontario
Injury Rings Unit. Her investigations have included false employment, staged
collisions and identity theft of health practitioners. Today, she lectures to
insurers and law enforcement with respect to staged automobile collisions and
general insurance fraud issues.
Gary Kreitz, CIP
Investigator, Auto Theft
Bureau of Canada
A member of the RCMP from August 1973 to August 1997, he
worked in Alberta and Ontario in several different areas of criminal
investigations. From December 1993 until April 1995 he was involved in an
investigation known as ‘Project Phoenix’ which was a major Quebec based auto
theft ring. This involved a sophisticated organized crime group and resulted in
the seizure of 125 vehicles which were stolen in Quebec and sold in Alberta.
This investigation was a joint forces operation between the Edmonton Police
Service, RCMP, Surete du Quebec and the Insurance Crime Prevention Bureau. They
received the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators Award of
Merit at Orlando, Florida in August of 1995.
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2. Substitutions are not permitted.
The Insurance Institute of Canada reserves the right to
cancel the seminar altogether, in which case all registration fees will be
refunded in full.