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					                                      Texas Department of Insurance
                                      14th Annual Fraud Conference
                        SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES and PRESENTATION SYNOPSES


               February 28 – 29, 2012  Austin, Texas  Commons Conference Center




WELCOMING           ELEANOR KITZMAN, TEXAS INSURANCE COMMISSIONER
ADDRESS
February 28, 2012   Biography
8:30 – 8:45 a.m.                      Eleanor Kitzman was appointed the Texas Insurance
                                      Commissioner effective August 15, 2011, by Governor Rick
                                      Perry.

                                      She served as the executive director of the South Carolina Budget
                                      and Control Board and was the past director of the South
                                      Carolina Department of Insurance. She is a former clerk for the
                                      Texas Supreme Court. She previously held management positions
                    with several insurers and reinsurers, and practiced law with the Austin office of
                    Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas and
                    South Carolina Bar Association.

                    She received her B.A. from the University of Houston in 1984 and her J.D. from
                    South Texas College of Law in 1986.
                    Contact Information
                    Eleanor Kitzman
                    Texas Department of Insurance
                    P.O. Box 149104
                    Austin, TX 78714-9104
                    (512) 463-6468
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THE ROLE OF         DAVID P. FRIZELL, JR., FRIZELL GROUP INTERNATIONAL, LLC
INTERVIEW AND
INTERROGATION IN    Synopsis
FRAUD               The presentation will explain the difference between "interview" and "interrogation" –
INVESTIGATIONS      especially as it relates to a fraud investigation in a commercial (non law enforcement)
February 28, 2012   setting. The purpose of the interview/interrogation is to obtain as much of the truth that
 8:45 – 9:45 a.m.
                    the witness or persons involved are able to provide. The key to success is to gauge and
                    overcome any unwillingness that the witness or persons involved may have in providing
                    the truth. The ultimate goal is a truthful, non-coerced, complete accounting or
                    confession about the merits of the case. This allows fraudsters to be identified, innocent
                    people to be exonerated, safeguards to be implemented, and recoveries to be made. The
                    presentation will explore the fundamental differences between law enforcementbased
                    interviews and interrogations and those conducted in the private sector.

                    Biography
                                      David Frizell is a Certified Fraud Examiner with more than 30
                                      years of experience in investigations, security consulting, and
                                      management. After earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in
                                      Criminal Justice, he was a federal law enforcement and counter-
                                      intelligence agent for the U.S. Government for 11 years,
                                      including four-and-one half years with the Central Intelligence
                    Agency and three years with the Naval Investigative Service (now NCIS).

                    After leaving federal service, Mr. Frizell served in management or CEO positions of
                    flourishing private investigations and security consulting firms in Maryland;
                    Washington, D.C.; and Houston. His clients include Fortune 500 companies,
                    financial services firms, insurance companies, small businesses, attorneys, and
                    others. He has specialized in corporate investigations (particularly involving fraud
                    issues) and asset investigations.

                    Mr. Frizell is an expert in interviewing and interrogation techniques and uses these
                    skills to successfully conduct criminal investigations (especially regarding fraud and
                    white-collar crime), civil investigations, and employee malfeasance investigations.
                    He is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, ASIS, the Texas
                    Association of Licensed Investigators, the Energy Security Council, and the SIGNA
                    Society.
                    Contact Information
                    David P. Frizell, Jr., CFE
                    Frizell Group International, LLC
                    501 Heights Boulevard
                    Houston, Texas 77007-2521
                    (713) 532-2788
                    dfrizell@frizellgroup.com
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THE CHANGING        JOSEPH H. WEHRLE, JR., THE NATIONAL INSURANCE CRIME BUREAU
FACE OF
INSURANCE FRAUD     Synopsis
– NICB'S CENTURY    The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) is the nation’s premier not-for-profit
OF EXPERIENCE       organization dedicated exclusively to fighting insurance fraud and crimes that cost
February 28, 2012
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                    the insurance industry billions of dollars annually.

                    Joe Wehrle, President and CEO, will discuss the changing face of insurance fraud as
                    NICB celebrates its 100-year anniversary. He will share his perspective on the
                    impact of medical fraud rings on the property-casualty industry, the dramatic rise in
                    questionable insurance claims focusing on Texas, efforts to recover vehicles and
                    heavy equipment, and offer his perspective on the future of NICB.
                    Biography
                                      Joseph H. Wehrle, Jr., serves as President and Chief Executive
                                      Officer for NICB.

                                       From 2003 – 2007, Mr. Wehrle was Senior Vice President, then
                                       President of USAA Property and Casualty Insurance Group. As
                                       President of USAA, Mr. Wehrle led nearly 11,000 employees
                                       located in six national and two international locations catering to
                                       over five million members. He had overall responsibility for an
                    $8 billion book of business, which experienced record growth for auto, property, and
                    homeowners insurance during his tenure.

                    Mr. Wehrle completed a distinguished 33-year career in the United States Air Force,
                    having risen to the rank of lieutenant general. He served in various leadership
                    positions with the U.S. Air Force and retired in 2003 as the Air Force Assistant Vice
                    Chief of Staff.

                    Mr. Wehrle holds a bachelor of science degree in engineering from the U.S. Military
                    Academy, West Point, New York (1970), and a master’s degree in business
                    administration and management from the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
                    (1979). He is also a graduate of the Air Force Air Command and Staff College
                    (1983) and the National War College (1987).
                    Contact Information
                    Joseph Wehrle
                    National Insurance Crime Bureau
                    1111 E. Touhy Avenue, Suite 400
                    Des Plaines, IL 60018
                    (847) 544-7050
                    jwehrle@nicb.org
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CATASTROPHE          FRED LOHMANN AND RAUN BASS – NATIONAL INSURANCE CRIME BUREAU
FRAUD
February 28, 2012    Synopsis
10:30 – 11:45 a.m.   The presentation will explain the difference between the routine claim environment
                     and the catastrophe (CAT) environment and how unscrupulous claimants and others
                     can take advantage of a catastrophe situation. A catastrophe is a single incident, or
                     series of related incidents, causing insured property losses totaling more than $25
                     million. The most common indicators of CAT fraud and strategies that impact
                     fraudulent claims will be presented along with the resources that are available to
                     CAT adjusters and SIU investigators working in the post-recovery environment of a
                     catastrophe. The presentation will also cover the importance of utilizing analytics
                     in the investigation of CAT claims.
                     Biography
                                       Frederick P. Lohmann serves as the Director of Field Operations,
                                       Southwest Region of the National Insurance Crime Bureau. The
                                       Southwest Region encompasses Arkansas, Louisiana, New
                                       Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. He supervises a staff of special
                                       agents and support personnel assigned to investigate criminal
                                       conspiracies involving insurance fraud, vehicle, cargo, and heavy
                                       equipment thefts.

                     Mr. Lohmann began a career in law enforcement as a military policeman in the
                     United States Marine Corps. He served as a law enforcement officer for 20 years
                     with state and municipal law enforcement agencies in Oklahoma and Texas. Mr.
                     Lohmann joined the National Insurance Crime Bureau in 2005. He has over 20
                     years of experience conducting complex investigations into suspected property
                     casualty and commercial insurance fraud and vehicle theft.

                     Mr. Lohmann is a graduate of Oklahoma State University with a degree in criminal
                     justice. He graduated with honors from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol 40th
                     Academy and is a court-recognized expert in motor vehicle accident reconstruction.
                     He is a certified insurance fraud investigator, fraud claim law specialist, associate in
                     insurance services, and holds a certificate in general insurance from the Insurance
                     Institute of America. He is a licensed multiline claims adjuster in Texas.

                     Mr. Lohmann holds a Master Peace Office license from the Texas Commission on
                     Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education and is a commissioned Special
                     Ranger with the Texas Department of Public Safety. Mr. Lohmann is a TCLEOSE-
                     certified instructor and NRA-certified firearms instructor and range safety officer.
                     He is a graduate of both the Northwestern University and U.S. Department of
                     Transportation accident investigation basic and advanced courses.
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CATASTROPHE
FRAUD, continued                     Raun A. Bass serves as the Senior Field Information Analyst for
                                     the NICB Texas Medical Fraud Task Force in Houston. Mr. Bass
                                     assumed the duties of Medical Fraud Task Force Analyst in July
                                     2007, after serving as a NICB Analyst assigned to the Louisiana
                                     State Police Insurance Fraud and Auto Theft Unit in Baton
                                     Rouge, Louisiana.

                                     Mr. Bass began his career with NICB in 2006 as the Field
                   Information Analyst for the NICB Gulf Coast Task Force. The Gulf Coast Task
                   Force was established in Baton Rouge after hurricanes Katrina and Rita in late
                   2005. Mr. Bass assisted in the efforts to locate and identify the estimated 300,000 to
                   500,000 vehicles damaged by the hurricanes. Mr. Bass was also responsible for
                   reviewing and conducting initial research on the hurricane related questionable
                   claims received by the Gulf Coast Task Force.

                   Mr. Bass attended Loyola University of New Orleans where he graduated with a
                   bachelor of business administration in management and a bachelor of business
                   administration in marketing.
                   Contact Information
                   Fred Lohmann
                   National Insurance Crime Bureau
                   320 Decker Drive, Suite 100
                   Irving, TX 75062
                   (972) 739-6026
                   flohmann@nicb.org

                   Raun Bass
                   National Insurance Crime Bureau
                   6721 Portwest Drive, Suite 145
                   Houston, TX 77024
                   (832) 426-6976
                   rbass@nicb.org
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TDI COMPLIANCE      AUDREY SELDEN, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE COMPLIANCE DEPUTY COMMISSIONER
DIVISION OVERVIEW
February 28, 2012   Biography
Lunch Speaker                          Audrey Selden is the Deputy Commissioner for the Compliance
11:45 a.m. –                           Division at the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI). The
12 p.m.
                                       Compliance Division includes consumer protection, enforcement,
                                       and fraud prevention core functions. It helps Texans resolve
                                       insurance complaints, provides insurance information to the
                                       public, and reviews insurance advertisements. The Division
                                       investigates allegations of illegal insurance, agent and company
                                       practices, and workers’ compensation activities in the marketplace.
                    The Division also protects the public from economic harm by investigating
                    allegations of insurance and worker’s compensation fraud.

                    The YWCA honored Audrey with the 2010 Woman of the Year Award for Racial
                    Justice. She also received the 2001 Women on Their Toes Award from the Austin
                    Ballet for Outstanding Volunteer Service and the 1997 Ma Ferguson Award for
                    Excellence in the Public Sector.

                    She is a graduate of Leadership Texas and a 2004 graduate of Leadership America, a
                    board member of the Foundation for Women’s Resources, and an Affiliate
                    Committee member of Executive Women in Texas Government, and a Board
                    Development Committee member of the Girl Scouts of Central Texas Council.

                    Audrey served as Texas Assistant Secretary of State from 1991 to 1994. After
                    graduating from Harvard Law School in 1986, she clerked for U.S. District Judge
                    William Wayne Justice. Her additional work experience includes private practice as
                    a litigator, college instructor, and university administration. She received her
                    bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Michigan State University.
                    Contact Information
                    Audrey Selden
                    Texas Department of Insurance
                    P.O. Box 149104
                    Austin, TX 78714-9104
                    (512) 475-1760
                    audrey.selden@tdi.state.tx.us
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TDI COMPLIANCE      CHRISTOPHER K. DAVIS, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE ASSOCIATE COMMISSIONER, TDI
DIVISION OVERVIEW   FRAUD UNIT
February 28, 2012
Lunch Speaker       Biography
11:45 a.m. –                            Christopher K. Davis is a licensed Texas attorney and peace
12 p.m.                                 officer. He is joining the Texas Department of Insurance as the
                                        Associate Commissioner of Fraud in the Compliance Division.
                                        He was previously employed as the Director of the Enforcement
                                        and Legal Division at the Texas Commission on Law
                                        Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE).
                                        Prior to TCLEOSE, Davis briefly worked as a consultant
                    following his service as a supervisory special agent with the Federal Bureau of
                    Investigation. While appointed by the FBI, Davis worked in the Portland (Oregon)
                    Division, FBI headquarters in Washington, D.C., and in the Los Angeles Division.
                    Davis began his professional career as an associate attorney with Davis &
                    Wilkerson, P.C. of Austin.

                    Contact Information
                    Christopher Davis
                    Associate Commissioner, Fraud Unit
                    Texas Department of Insurance
                    333 Guadalupe
                    Austin, TX 78701
                    (512) 322-3568
                    christopher.davis@tdi.state.tx.us
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WORKERS’            HERB S. HARRIS III, HARRIS & HARRIS ATTORNEYS AT LAW
COMPENSATION
FRAUD               Synopsis
February 28, 2012   The presentation will cover the present workers’ compensation system. Mr. Harris
1 – 2 p.m.          will review the definitions of the different kinds of workers’ compensation fraud
                    and relevant provisions of the Texas Labor Code. Mr. Harris will discuss the
                    process typically used to commit fraud upon insurance carriers and review typical
                    fraudulent characteristics. He will also discuss how the use of computer systems
                    both eliminates and allows fraud. He will profile the group most responsible for
                    fraud in today's system.

                    Mr. Harris will present a historical look at the workers' compensation system in
                    Texas through the last few decades. He will focus on what type of fraud was
                    encouraged by the system as it existed in each decade and who was responsible for
                    the commission of fraud.

                    Finally, Mr. Harris will talk about how to stop workers’ compensation fraud. He
                    will discuss the problem of close relationships in an age of relationship business and
                    provide tips to prevent losses due to relationship fraud.
                    Biography
                                      Herb S. Harris, III, University of Texas Law, J.D., 1972, spent 40
                                      years in workers' compensation in Texas starting at Flahive &
                                      Ogden. In December 1980 he founded what is now the Harris &
                                      Harris law firm in Austin, Texas. He represents insured
                                      employers, insurance carriers, self-insureds, associations of
                                      self-insured political subdivisions, and self-insured political
                                      subdivisions statewide in all phases of workers' compensation.
                                      Mr. Harris is a frequent speaker on workers' compensation law
                    and procedures. For 25 years he has produced the annual H&H seminar in Dallas
                    which frequently draws 600 attendees. His firm grew to include offices in Austin
                    and Dallas and resident attorneys in San Antonio and Houston. Herb has long been
                    an AV-rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell and remains active in the practice of
                    workers' compensation law.
                    Contact Information
                    Herb Harris
                    Harris & Harris Law Firm
                    5900 Southwest Pkwy, Bldg. 2
                    Austin, TX 78759
                    (512) 346-5533
                    herb@harriswc.com
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REVIEWING           BRENT WALKER, TRAVELERS INVESTIGATIVE SERVICES
MEDICAL RECORDS
FOR FRAUD
                    Synopsis
INVESTIGATIONS
February 28, 2012
                    Medical fraud investigation can seem complex and confusing but it doesn’t have to
2:05 – 3:05 p.m.    be. This presentation will introduce a simplified, learn-as-you-go approach to the
                    investigation of questionable medical coding and billing. An interactive case study
                    will allow attendees to identify medical fraud issues as and when they present
                    themselves during review of medical records from a real world claim example. The
                    step by step medical review will be used to create an investigative action plan,
                    specifically focused on answering the medical fraud questions that were identified.

                    Biography
                                    Brent is employed with Travelers Insurance as a medical
                                    investigator.     He is responsible for developing major case
                                    investigations and billing abuse and medical fraud countermeasures.
                                    In this role, he has worked closely with NICB, law enforcement, and
                                    prosecutors on criminal cases and undercover operations. He has
                                    led company-wide antifraud projects, contributed to the
                                    development of medical fraud curriculum for the National Insurance
                    Crime Training Academy, and consulted on the adaptation of health care fraud
                    detection software for use in the property and casualty insurance industry.

                    Brent Walker is also the president of the Texas-South chapter of the International
                    Association of Special Investigation Units. Brent also serves as editor of the
                    International Association’s online newsletter, SIU eNews.

                    As the local chapter president of the Texas Association of Special Investigation
                    Units, Brent is actively involved in organizing antifraud training, supporting
                    antifraud legislation, communicating important information to the regional SIU
                    community, and educating the public on fraud awareness. He is also active with
                    several antifraud working groups, including the NICB Medical Fraud Task Force in
                    Houston, the Texas Committee on Insurance Fraud, the FBI North Texas Health
                    Care Fraud Working Group, and others.

                    His background includes service in the military as a U.S. Marine and in law
                    enforcement as a patrol officer, SWAT team member, and criminal investigator. He
                    is currently a reserve sergeant with the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office marine
                    division and holds certification as a Texas master peace officer and police instructor.
                    Brent speaks at various antifraud organizations, holds a license as a Texas all-lines
                    claim adjuster, and is credentialed as an accredited health care fraud investigator
                    with the National Healthcare Antifraud Association and as a Senior Claim Law
                    Associate with the American Educational Institute. He has published several
                    antifraud articles, including a feature with The Risk Report, a publication of the
                    International Risk Management Institute.
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               Contact Information
               Brent Walker
               Travelers Insurance
               4650 Westway Park Blvd, Ste. 350
               Houston, TX 77041
               (281) 733-9816
               bwalker4@travelers.com
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COMPREHENSIVE       MICHAEL LANG, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE FRAUD UNIT INTAKE
FRAUD REPORTING
February 28, 2012   Synopsis
3:25 – 3:55 p.m.
                    This presentation will provide an overview of the fraud reporting process:
                    • Requirements as outlined in the Texas Insurance Code, Chapter 701.
                    • What happens to the report when it is received by TDI?
                    • What are the criteria applied to determine if the submitted fraud report justifies a
                       criminal investigation?
                    • How can reportees increase the chances that a submitted fraud report will
                       become an investigation?

                    Biography
                                         Michael is a veteran of the U.S. Navy and also served in the
                                         Texas Army National Guard. He is a graduate of Texas State
                                         University, with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice with
                                         academic honors. He attended Southwest Texas State
                                         University in its post-graduate program for legal assistant
                                         studies.

                    Michael has been a full-time peace officer since 1997. He is a master peace officer,
                    a certified field training officer, and a certified mental health officer. He served as a
                    peace officer in Travis County prior to coming to TDI in 2006 as a fraud
                    investigator.

                    Michael has conducted workers’ compensation fraud investigations and helped write
                    the Fraud Unit’s workers’ compensation investigator training manual. He also
                    worked on the insurer fraud team conducting investigations related to TDI licensees
                    and the unauthorized business of insurance in Texas. As the fraud report intake
                    team lead, he is responsible for processing more than 11,000 fraud reports each year.

                    Contact Information
                    Michael Lang
                    Texas Department of Insurance Fraud Unit
                    333 Guadalupe
                    Austin, TX 78701
                    (512) 322-4376
                    michael.lang@tdi.state.tx.us
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TEXAS INSURANCE     M ARK HANNA, INSURANCE COUNCIL OF TEXAS
FRAUD
LEGISLATION         Synopsis
February 28, 2012   Fighting insurance fraud through legislation can take years. The fight in Texas has
4:00 – 4:30 p.m.    been successful, but it’s far from over.

                    Biography
                    Mark Hanna was born and raised in Breckenridge, Texas, home of the Breckenridge
                                   Buckaroos. He attended college at Tarleton State University and
                                   graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in
                                   broadcast journalism. Hanna worked for several radio stations in
                                   Texas and then moved into television news in Austin where he
                                   served as an anchorman for KTBC-TV for eight years.

                                     After TV, he headed up public relations for the University of
                                     Texas System. He later produced the Dr. Red Duke health reports
                    before joining the Texas Department of Insurance, where he worked under four
                    insurance commissioners. For the past eight years Hanna has served as manager of
                    public relations and membership for the state insurance trade association, the
                    Insurance Council of Texas.

                    Contact Information
                    Mark Hanna
                    Insurance Council of Texas
                    2801 S. IH 35
                    Austin, TX 78701
                    (512) 444-9611
                    mhanna@insurancecouncil.org
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LIFE SETTLEMENT
FRAUD               JOSEPH ROTUNDA, TEXAS STATE SECURITIES BOARD
February 29, 2012
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.    Synopsis
                    The presentation will address the sale of investments in interests in the proceeds of
                    life insurance policies, commonly referred to as investments in life-settlement
                    contracts. It will address relevant developments in the law, the evolution of sales
                    practices and marketing techniques, and the risks associated with the products. It
                    will also specifically focus on fraudulent business practices that have been and are
                    being used to sell investments in life-settlement contracts.


                    Biography
                    Joe Rotunda has served as the Director of the Enforcement Division of the Texas
                                 State Securities Board since March 2007. He was previously
                                 employed as an assistant district attorney for the Travis County
                                 District Attorney’s Office, where he was assigned to both the Trial
                                 Division and the Insurance Fraud Division. Before serving as a
                                 prosecutor, Joe was a staff attorney for the Enforcement Division of
                                 the Texas State Securities Board.

                    Joe is a graduate of Trinity University in San Antonio. He received his law degree
                    from the University of Kansas School of Law and is licensed to practice law in
                    Texas.

                    Contact Information
                    Joseph Rotunda
                    Texas State Securities Board
                    208 E. 10th St., 5th Floor
                    Austin, TX 78701
                    (512) 305-8392
                    jrotunda@ssb.state.tx.us
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PROSECUTING         DONNA STRITTMATTER AND AMY CROFT, DALLAS COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE
ELDER ABUSE AND
EXPLOITATION        Synopsis
February 29, 2012   The presentation will cover the unique issues involving elderly victims and
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.   witnesses in insurance fraud cases, including
                    • the obstacles of investigating a fraud case involving an elderly, incapacitated, or
                      deceased victim
                    • how to overcome these hurdles
                    • common legal documents used in the exploitation of the elderly
                    • specific case scenarios of change-of-beneficiary fraud and annuities fraud and
                    • evidence needed for criminal prosecution.
                    Biography
                                              Donna Strittmatter is an Assistant District Attorney with
                                              the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office. She has been
                                              with the office for eight years and is currently the Chief of
                                              the Specialized Crime Division, a position she has held
                                              since 2009. As chief of the division, she manages 11
                                              attorneys, five investigators, and a financial analyst. She
                                              was Dallas County’s first elder abuse prosecutor when the
                    position was created in 2007. Donna was selected to participate in the National
                    District Attorneys Association’s Prosecuting Elder Abuse Cases Course in 2007.
                    She is a local collaborator on the Senior Source Senior Safety Project, has served on
                    the Dallas County Adult Protective Services Special Task Unit and is the National
                    White-Collar Crime Center Agency Representative for her office. Donna received a
                    J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law and a B.A. from Texas A&M
                    University.

                    Biography
                                      Amy Croft has been an Assistant District Attorney with the Dallas
                                      County District Attorney’s Office since 2006. She is currently the
                                      designated prosecutor handling cases dealing with financial
                                      exploitation of elderly victims. Amy was selected to participate in
                                      the National District Attorneys Association’s Prosecuting Elder
                                      Abuse Cases in early May 2011. She is a certified elder abuse
                                      instructor by the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
                                      through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. She is a local
                    collaborator on the Senior Source Senior Safety Project and currently serves on the
                    Dallas County APS Special Task Unit. Amy received a J.D. from Southern
                    Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law and a B.A. from Texas Christian
                    University.
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               Contact Information
               Donna Strittmatter
               Specialized Crime Division Chief
               Dallas County District Attorney’s Office
               133 N. Riverfront, LB 19
               Dallas, TX 75207
               (214) 653-3664
               donna.strittmatter@dallascounty.org

               Amy Croft
               Assistant District Attorney
               Dallas County District Attorney’s Office
               133 N. Riverfront, LB 19
               Dallas, TX 75207
               (214) 653-3664
               amy.croft@dallascounty.org
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CELL DATA            BILL MCGIRK, CELLULAR SOLUTIONS LLC
ANALYSIS
February 29, 2012    Synopsis
10:45 – 11:45 a.m.   Cellular data analysis is the term used to describe the review and analysis of mobile
                     telephone records (also known as call detail records, or CDRs) in order to determine
                     where a mobile phone could have been located when calls, text messages, or data
                     usage occurred.

                     In experienced hands, cellular data analysis can be used to show movement from
                     one area to another or to support other evidence available to an investigation to
                     prove or disprove a given scenario or alibi. When utilized optimally, cellular data
                     analysis can be incredibly valuable and have a powerful impact.

                     The legal procedures to obtain CDRs in Texas will also be explained.

                     Biography
                     Bill McGirk is the Owner and President of Cellular Solutions LLC and currently
                                     resides in Prescott, Arizona. Bill is certified in cell phone
                                     technology and forensic data recovery. He is a former Houston
                                     police officer, serving with that department’s SWAT team for three
                                     years. Bill has more than 17 years’ experience in the insurance
                                     SIU community. He has worked as an SIU investigator, SIU
                                     consultant and an SIU manager. He is an active IASIU and IAATI
                                     member and has conducted numerous training sessions with
                                     chapter groups nationwide.

                     Cellular Solutions LLC conducts cellular data analysis in both criminal and
                     insurance investigations. Bill has been designated as a cellular data analysis expert
                     in both criminal and civil cases. He is also a former United States Marine Corp NCO
                     and is a Vietnam-era veteran.

                     Contact Information
                     Bill McGirk
                     Cellular Solutions LLC
                     303 E. Gurley St., Ste. 519
                     Prescott, AZ 86301
                     (928) 277-1178
                     mcgirk@cellularsolutionsctf.com
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TDI FRAUD UNIT      JEFF KIRK, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE FRAUD UNIT
ANNUAL
HIGHLIGHTS          Biography
February 29, 2012                    Jeff Kirk started his career with the Galveston County Sheriff’s
Lunch Speaker                        Department. Jeff joined the Friendswood Police Department in
11:45 a.m. –
12 p.m.
                                     1999 as a patrol officer and was assigned to the department’s
                                     SWAT team. Jeff was promoted to detective in the department’s
                                     Criminal Investigation Division, where he investigated a variety of
                                     cases, including property crimes, crimes against persons, and white-
                                     collar financial crimes. Jeff joined the TDI Fraud Unit in 2006,
                    where he was assigned to the insurer fraud investigative team. Jeff was promoted to
                    the insurer fraud supervisor position in 2007. In January 2012, Jeff was named the
                    Chief Investigator for the TDI Fraud Unit .

                    Jeff holds a bachelor of science degree in criminal justice from the University of
                    Houston-Downtown and a Texas master peace officer certification.
                    Contact Information
                    Jeff Kirk
                    Chief Investigator, Fraud Unit
                    Texas Department of Insurance
                    333 Guadalupe
                    Austin, TX 78701
                    (512) 322-3564
                    jeff.kirk@tdi.state.tx.us
                    __________________________________________________________________________
  Texas Department of Insurance
    th
  14 Annual Fraud Conference
  PRESENTER BIOGRAPHIES AND PRESENTATION SYNOPSES



BIOMECHANICS OF     ERIC M AYES, RIMKUS CONSULTING GROUP
SLIPS, TRIPS, AND
FALLS               Synopsis
February 29, 2012   The presentation will cover the methodology of investigating a “slip and fall”
1 – 2 p.m.          accident, with emphasis on the role of biomechanical analysis. Much of the
                    procedural work is common to general accident investigations; however, the role of
                    biomechanical analysis is introduced as a part of the data collection and the analysis
                    phases of the investigation. Adjusters are encouraged to accomplish much of the
                    needed data collection as a way to facilitate the investigation. Through the use of
                    case studies, typical slip and fall occurrences will be presented in a manner that
                    shows the importance of biomechanical analysis, both at the level performed by a
                    biomechanical expert and at the level that can be accomplished by a competent
                    engineer without specialized biomechanical training. The types of investigative
                    reports that the adjuster should expect to receive will be discussed as well as some
                    of the common pitfalls that should not be accepted in an investigative report.
                    Biography
                                     Mr. Mayes has a master of science in biomedical engineering from
                                     Wayne State University, and a bachelor of science in mechanical
                                     engineering from Kettering University. Mr. Mayes’s primary areas
                                     of consulting expertise include vehicle occupant kinematics and
                                     injury causation biomechanics for a variety of environments. Prior
                                     to joining Rimkus, Mr. Mayes designed vehicle safety systems,
                                     including the design of advanced restraint systems and airbags
                    focusing on occupant protection in vehicle collisions.

                    Mr. Mayes’s area of expertise included oversight of crash performance and
                    certification for future model vehicle programs with a major U.S. automotive
                    manufacturer. His primary area of focus is in human biomechanics, occupant injury
                    analysis, seat belt and airbag design, and vehicle crash testing and certification. Mr.
                    Mayes also has exposure to many areas of automotive engineering, including overall
                    vehicle design, manufacturing and vehicle dynamics. His master’s coursework
                    focused on impact-related trauma and injury causation. He performed analysis on
                    biomechanical differences between an instrumented cadaver and a Hybrid-III test
                    dummy in sled tests and has experience with the application and design of biomedical
                    instrumentation.
                    Contact Information
                    Eric Mayes, M.S., B.S.M.E
                    District Manager
                    Rimkus Consulting Group
                    3410 Far West Blvd., Ste 375
                    Austin, TX 78731
                    (512) 795-0811
                    ejmayes@rimkus.com
                    ____________________________________________________________________
  Texas Department of Insurance
    th
  14 Annual Fraud Conference
  PRESENTER BIOGRAPHIES AND PRESENTATION SYNOPSES




EXAMINATIONS        M ARC FANNING, FANNING, HARPER, M ARTINSON, BRANDT & KUTCHIN, PC
UNDER OATH
February 29, 2012   Synopsis
2:05 – 3:05 p.m.    The presentation will cover the authorization set forth under the policy of insurance
                    requiring the insured to submit to an examination under oath as well as the
                    techniques and strategies to effectively utilize this important investigation tool.
                    Biography
                                     Marc Fanning serves as the Chairman of the Board of the law firm
                                     of Fanning, Harper, Martinson, Brandt & Kutchin, P.C. His
                                     practice is focused on general casualty with a particular emphasis
                                     on property issues, including commercial and residential claims,
                                     first-party claims and construction defect and premises liability
                                     cases.

                                     After earning his B.B.A from Baylor University in 1976, Marc
                    graduated from the Baylor School of Law in 1977. He served as the past co-chair of
                    the Dallas Bar Association Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee. An avid
                    motorcyclist, Marc also enjoys church and community activities. He and his wife
                    have four children and became first-time grandparents in September 2006.
                    Contact Information
                    Marc Fanning
                    Fanning, Harper, Martinson, Brandt & Kutchin, P.C.
                    4849 Greenville Ave., Ste. 1300
                    Dallas, TX 75206
                    (214) 369-1300
                    mfanning@fhmbk.com
  Texas Department of Insurance
    th
  14 Annual Fraud Conference
  PRESENTER BIOGRAPHIES AND PRESENTATION SYNOPSES



CIVIL LITIGATION,   KYSON JOHNSON, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE FRAUD UNIT
CLAIMS
SETTLEMENT, AND     Biography
THE IMPACT ON                       Kyson Johnson is the insurance fraud prosecutor for the Texas
CRIMINAL                            Department of Insurance (TDI). Kyson has been with TDI for
PROCEEDINGS
February 29, 2012
                                    seven years and was the first full-time prosecutor employed by TDI.
3:25 – 4:30 p.m.                    His position is part of a cooperative agreement between the Dallas
                                    County District Attorney’s Office and TDI. Kyson is responsible
                                    for prosecuting all cases of insurance fraud that occur in the Dallas
                                    County area.

                    In 2011 Kyson was named the National Prosecutor of the Year by the Coalition
                    Against Insurance Fraud. Kyson has presented seminars on the fight against
                    insurance fraud at the American Bar Association Legal Advocates for Military
                    Personnel seminar, the North Texas Crime Commission, Texas Workers’
                    Compensation Forum, National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) SIU seminar,
                    Texas Association of Life and Health Insurers, National Association of Special
                    Investigative Units, Texas Advisory Council on Arson, Certified Fraud Examiners
                    Association, and the American Council of Life Insurers national compliance section
                    meeting.

                    Before joining TDI Kyson was an assistant district attorney for Grayson County,
                    Texas. In addition to his civilian job, Kyson is also a major in the United States
                    Army Reserve where he serves as a judge advocate. Kyson was named the 2010
                    Colonel Ted E. Bailey Reserve Component Judge Advocate of the Year by the State
                    Bar of Texas Military Law Section.

                    Kyson graduated cum laude with a juris doctor degree from Texas Wesleyan
                    University School of Law in 1995. He received the American Jurisprudence Award
                    for Civil Procedure in 1993 and was an associate editor for the Texas Wesleyan Law
                    Review from 1994 to 1995. He received his undergraduate degree in business
                    administration from Dallas Baptist University in 1992.
                    Contact Information
                    Kyson Johnson
                    Special Assistant District Attorney
                    Dallas County District Attorney’s Office
                    Frank Crowley Courts Building
                    133 N. Riverfront, LB 19
                    Dallas, TX 75207
                    (214) 653-3664
                    kyson.johnson@tdi.state.tx.us

				
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