Meeting/Event Information


January 16, 2018

January 2018 Monthly Meeting
January 16, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Industrial Commission of Arizona
800 W. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Gaming Fraud

$0.00 Member

$20.00 Guest

Please join us for our meeting on January 16, 2018

Topic: Gaming Fraud

Speaker: Dominick Margarella

Agenda: Sign-in begins at 11:30 am; presentation from 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Location: Industrial Commission of Arizona, 800 W. Washington, 1st Floor Auditorium

Parking: Free, on the top level of the garage just west of the building

Cost: Free for current chapter members; $20 all others.

Registration Information: Pre-registration is not required for this event. However, we encourage guests to pre-register online, as this allows you to pay your admission fee with a credit card. If you do not pre-register, cash and checks only are accepted at the door. Chapter members may also pre-register online, to save time at the sign-in table. Register online at

Refund Policy: Email to cancel. To be eligible for a refund, cancellations must be received by the 3rd business day prior to the meeting (for example, by Thursday at 5 pm before a Tuesday meeting). Credit card payments will be refunded to the credit card. Cash or check payments will be refunded by check.

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Program Description

This program will provide insight into gaming fraud in Arizona from the investigative and fraud examination perspective.

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • Recognize types of gaming fraud

  • Discuss methods of investigation related to gaming fraud

  • Explain the effects of gaming fraud on the state of Arizona

Program Information

  • Delivery Method: Group Live

  • Recommended Field of Study: Spec. Knowledge

  • Recommended CPE Credits: 1

    • CPE Certificates will be emailed within 10 business days to those who attend the entire program and sign in on the attendance sheet.

  • Level: Basic

  • Prerequisites: None

Presenter Information

Dominick Margarella, CPA, CFE, is a FBI Forensic Accountant. Mr. Margarella holds a Bachelor’s in Accountancy and an MBA from Arizona State University. In September 2009, Mr. Margarella was hired as a Forensic Accountant by the FBI in the Tucson office. After about a year and a half, he transferred to the Phoenix office and works closely with the White Collar Crimes squad. On a quarterly basis, he reviews Casino SARs (Suspicious Activity Reports) and Health Care Fraud SARs and shares any relevant trends that are occurring in the state of Arizona. As a Forensic Accountant, he identifies financial records needed to prove/disprove allegations. To achieve this, he maintains liaison contacts with the Casinos and Federal Agencies. He also produces reports showing links between transactions, events, subjects and/or businesses to assist with the criminal allegations.

NASBA Statement: Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Arizona Chapter is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: w