SPI Dinner Meeting on January 16, 2020: Paul Roberts, Supervisory Special Agent, FBI on the The Madoff Securities Investigation.

January 16, 2020
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Forlini's Restaurant
93 Baxter Street
New York, NY
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Coming to SPI on January 16, 2020: Paul Roberts, Supervisory Special Agent, FBI on the The Madoff Securities Investigation.

Our dinner guest will give us an inside look at the 6-year investigation of the fraud carried out through Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities. Attendees will learn how the FBI approached this massive investigation and what evidence was used to convict 15 individuals including Madoff himself. The presentation will detail the complex flow of money in and out of the Ponzi scheme, international money laundering techniques used to move funds, a large-scale accounting fraud to hide the fraud, and the detailed re-creation of false documentation which were provided to securities regulators, among other things.

Supervisory Special Agent Paul Roberts currently leads a Securities Fraud squad in the New York Field Office of the FBI.  In this role, he oversees investigations of Federal Securities laws violations, to include Insider Trading, Market Manipulation and High Yield Investment Fraud.  SSA Roberts was an agent on this squad from 2009 through July 2015 and was involved in several complex securities fraud investigations during this period.  Among his assignments, SSA Roberts was a member of the team that investigated the ponzi scheme carried out through Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities. From July 2015 through January 2017, SSA Roberts was assigned to the Economic Crimes Unit, Financial Crimes Section at FBI Headquarters.  In this role, he had program management responsibilities for Corporate Fraud, Securities Fraud, Bank Fraud and Mortgage Fraud investigations across the country. 

SSA Roberts holds a Bachelor’s degree in mathematics and computer science from Boston College.  Prior to joining the FBI, he was an actuarial analyst with an employee benefits consulting firm.

Tickets

$57.00 Member Ticket
$65.00 after 5:45 pm January 16

$67.00 Non-Member Ticket
$75.00 after 5:45 pm January 16

$55.00 Member - Paying by Check (Bypass Credit Card)