Greg Wright

Certified Fraud Examiner, Assoc. of Certified Fraud Examineers

Free Educational Speaker in Indianapolis

  • Identity Theft in Hamilton County

    TOPIC CATEGORY: Educational

    Learn how this Insurance Agent Stole 3,000 Identities. Track this Noblesville fraudster from youth to the ID theft, to discovery, to prison and their post-prison life.

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  • Fraudster Red Flags

    TOPIC CATEGORY: Educational

    Keep your nest-egg safe by avoiding investment fraud schemes. This class is based on Greg’s research on actual financial fraudsters. This class will help you understand if you are likely to become a fraud victim and teach you how to recognize common red flags.

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  • Small Business Pension Tax Shelter

    TOPIC CATEGORY: Business

    Use a one-person defined-benefit pension plan combined with a solo 401(k) to tax shelter hundreds of thousands of dollars. Use your pension plan to purchase stock in your new company. MORE >

    One of my clients recently purchased a franchise using a loan from her pension plan. Even if you have employees, if you are older and make a lot more than them, you can shelter hundreds of thousands of dollars in the right kind of pension plan designed for you. As a Certified Financial Planner since 1982, I installed my first pension plan decades ago. Participants receive a free pension analysis of their company -- see if your company demographics makes you a good candidate for a Pension Tax Shelter.

    For the right audience, I bring my actuary along.

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  • Financial Fraudster Case Studies

    TOPIC CATEGORY: Financial

    Case studies about fraudsters are popular with student and professional groups. The Indianapolis Public Library Embezzlement case concerns the largest fraud investigation at that time.

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  • Understanding and Applying Benford’s Law

    TOPIC CATEGORY: Educational

    For several years, Greg has taught this course to Fraud Examiners and Accountants. Fraudulent numbers are invented numbers that can often be identified by applying special audit techniques. Recently, he has been conducted fraudulent number invention research in conjunction with Purdue and Ball State. This seminar is only presented to law enforcement and fraud auditors. MORE >

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  • Is Your Financial Advisor a Crook?

    TOPIC CATEGORY: Educational

    Find out if your advisor has had his licenses suspended, revoked, had multiple consumer complaints or been charged by a regulator. The advisor may have hidden this part of his background from you. Learn how to use free internet sites when conducting a background check on financial advisors.

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  • Most Estates are Hijacked – How to Keep Yours Safe

    TOPIC CATEGORY: Educational

    Why your estate plan MAY never BE realized when assets go to unintended persons. Who are the hijackers and how to avoid them.

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  • Penny Bigelow, retired business owner
    “Greg Wright does a masterful job in his presentations. The first one we had at our Investment Study Group was on the embezzlement at the Indpls Public Library, the largest one to date (investigated by) the State Auditor's Office. Greg was such a hit that we have invited him back to do his “Is your financial advisor a crook?” seminar.

    Daniel Boylan, Instructor of Finance at Ball State University
    “Greg is a great presenter. He does an excellent job on finding interesting material and catering it to the audience. His work is enhanced due to his large skill base and passion for his profession.”

    Stanley Hall, Chief Operating Officer at Peru Community Schools
    “Greg was a presenter at our Indiana Association of School Business Officials Region Five meeting. He has a unique perspective on the profile of who commits fraud and how they did it.”

    Jeff Hawkins, Past President Indiana Bar Association
    The Indiana Small Firm Division described Greg’s investigative services: “very reliable and reasonable rates.” He was one of six recommended fraud examiners.

    David Fink, CPA, CFE, accounting firm principal
    “Greg is a motivational leader who is willing to do the heavy lifting. He possesses exceptional organizational and communications skills. Additionally, Greg does a great presentation on utilizing Benford's Law to detect fraudulent transactions.”

    Ken Stalcup, CPA, CFE, CFF, CGMA, forensic accountant
    “I see Greg has written a great article for the July/August 2013 edition of Fraud Magazine. It is an interesting case and well-written story. Thanks for your contribution to the profession.”

    Bill Crimmins, owner, work-site clinics management
    “Greg is leveraging two decades of benefit and financial experience as an insurance broker-consultant with advanced training in forensic medical fraud & abuse prevention and detection.

    Jean Patterson, CPA, CFE, forensic accounting, tax & investigation
    “I worked with Greg on a fraud investigation and found him to be knowledgeable and conscientious. He is fun to work with and his years of experience in many fields provide him with a valuable seasoned perspective.”