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The Fraud Implications of Stimulus Funds: CARES Act and PPP Loan Programs

  • September 13, 2021
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Zoom (Online)


  • Discounted registration for members of the Austin Chapter
  • This type of registration is only available for students who are current members of the Austin Chapter of the ACFE.

The Fraud Implications of Stimulus Funds:

CARES Act and PPP Loan Programs

9/13/2021 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

1 CPE Credit

About the Presenters

Travis Casner, CFE, has over 10 years of experience assisting clients with the analysis and evaluation of the financial and accounting aspects of litigation and investigative matters. Travis has managed numerous financial forensics investigations involving allegations of fraud, financial mismanagement, financial misrepresentation, misuse of government funds, conflicts of interest, employee misconduct and theft, and other types of white-collar crime. He also has extensive experience in analyzing financial statements, asset tracing, reviewing and evaluating governance practices and internal controls, as well as analyzing complex data sets and locating and analyzing various types of electronic data including emails and financial records.

Sonia Desai, CPA, ABV, ASA, CBV, is a partner in the Forensics and Litigation Services and Valuation Services practices at Weaver; she leads the Valuation Services practice in our Austin office. Sonia has over 16 years of experience in valuation, litigation, investigations and audit, including serving as an expert witness. She combines her experience in valuation and litigation to provide expert witness services involving valuation of closely held businesses and equity ownership, such as in shareholder and partner disputes, family law and commercial disputes. Her work in family law includes tracing and characterization, as well as quantification of financial claims. Sonia also has significant experience in advising clients on the value of assets and business interests for estate and gift tax planning, mergers & acquisitions and financial reporting. Her experience spans manufacturing, professional services, construction, health care, high-tech, financial services, oil and gas, utilities and other industries.

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Registration Fees More Details
Members $20 Delivery Method: Online
Non-Members $40
Program Level: Basic

Prerequisites: None
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