21st Century Learning

Full day Fraud Training Event presented By:

Bret Hood – Director, 21st Century Learning & Consulting, LLC And Former FBI Supervisory Special Agent

Bret will be covering multiple fraud topics during this full day event as follows:

  • Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Bribery Compliance
  • Case study in financial fraud and money laundering touching on the use of fraudulent documents, identify theft, and social psychological behaviors
  • Governmental Fraud
  • Interacting with a Whistleblower

Event Details

Date: Thursday, October 5, 2017
Time: Registration and continental breakfast begin at 7:30am. Program from 8:00am to 4:15pm
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and late afternoon snack will be provided
CPE Credits: 8
NYS Police Academy Lecture Theater, State Office Campus
1220 Washington Avenue, Building 24
Albany, New York 12226


Early Bird Registration available until September 15, 2017.

Early Bird Pricing:
$80.00 Members of the Albany ACFE Chapter
$125.00 Non-Members of the Albany ACFE Chapter
Standard Pricing:
$100.00 Members of the Albany ACFE Chapter
$150.00 Non-Members of the Albany ACFE Chapter

Registration will be open until 5:00 pm on Tuesday, October 3, 2017.

Please register early, we anticipate that this training event will fill up fast at this exceptional pricing.

Registration for this event is CLOSED

Substitution/Cancellation Policy:

Substitutions can be made at any time up until the event.  Registration fees will not be refunded for cancellations made after Tuesday, October 3, 2017. No-shows will be individually responsible for full payment.

Speaker Bio

After serving 25 years as a Special Agent in the FBI, Michael “Bret” Hood became the director of 21st Century Learning & Consulting, LLC upon his retirement in 2016. During his tenure with the FBI, Bret worked many complex financial crime, money laundering, corruption and major cases such as the 9/11 terrorist attack, the HealthSouth fraud and the Maricopa Investments case.

Since 2000, Bret has traveled the world teaching public and private sector employees how to develop anti-fraud, anti-bribery, anti-corruption and anti-money laundering programs. Bret is a master facilitator who has the unique ability to get participants involved in deep conversations while applying the lessons learned to their own personal and work situations. Bret has been a presenter at the ACFE’s Global Fraud conference for the last three years and has worked with local and regional ACFE chapters in Columbus, Ohio, Kansas City, MO, New Haven, CT, and Albany, NY. In addition, Bret has done multiple presentations for CPA groups including the Florida Institute of CPAs where he has instructed at their major trade show for years. Bret has published articles in both Fraud Magazine and ACAMS Today. Bret has a great interest in the psychology, patterns, methods and motives of offenders in an attempt to understand why good people end up doing bad things.

Bret is a federal-court certified expert in money laundering and financial crimes. Bret is also the author of the critically acclaimed books, Eat More Ice Cream: A Succinct Leadership Lesson for Each Week of the Year & Get Off Your Horse! 52 Succinct Leadership Lessons from U.S. Presidents. Currently, Bret serves as an instructor, investigative consultant, and as an expert witness for 21st Century Learning & Consulting LLC (

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