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This webinar training will examine the guiding principles of loss prevention. It will provide an overview of industry findings regarding losses (known as shrink). The training will also identify the most common loss and fraud hazards of retail entities.
Why Should You Attend:
The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners reveals that as many as 33 percent of small business failures are a result of uncontrolled losses including employee theft. Large retail firms are aware of the importance of incorporating a viable loss prevention program in their business operation philosophy. However, many small to medium size retail firm owners do not understand the importance or concept of loss prevention and are vulnerable to failure due to uncontrolled losses.
The webinar will discuss how to create a loss prevention program that includes:
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Who Will Benefit:
John E. Grimes III has over 45 years of progressive law enforcement, criminal investigation, fraud examination, loss prevention, leadership, and teaching experience. He began his career with the Baltimore City Police Department where he became a detective in the Criminal Investigation Division (CID). He left Baltimore and became a special agent with the newly created Amtrak Police Department Fraud and Organized Crime Unit. He was then promoted to captain of the CID. In 1993, Mr. Grimes joined the Amtrak Office of Inspector General/Office of Investigations. He was appointed chief inspector in 1999 and retired from service in 2011. Since his retirement his efforts have focused on education, training, and mentoring. He is an adjunct instructor at Stevenson University teaching graduate level courses in forensic interviewing and fraud examination. He is an advisory committee member for the Center for Forensic Excellence at Stevenson University. He is also on the Stevenson University Forensic Advisory Board.
In addition, Mr. Grimes is the proprietor of Fraud and Loss Prevention Solutions. He developed and taught an introductory loss prevention course for Blue Ridge CC in NC. Additionally, he has been a speaker, presenter, and trainer at many ACFE events, as well as government, private, and professional organizations.
Mr. Grimes is the immediate past president of the Maryland Chapter-ACFE. During his term as president, the Maryland Chapter was the honored recipient of the 2015 ACFE Chapter of the Year Award. He has been a Certified Fraud Examiner since 1997. He is also recognized as a Certified Forensic Interviewer by the Center for Interview Standards and Assessments, Ltd. Mr. Grimes is a member of the Reid Institute and the Loss Prevention Foundation. He was a former staff officer with the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary where he was recognized as an instructor specialist and a marine safety and environmental protection specialist.
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