Austin, TX (WorkersCompensation.com) - New insurance fraud investigation techniques, changes in fraud laws and an update on various fraud schemes will be offered at the 15th Annual Texas Department of Insurance Fraud Conference on February 11-12, 2013 in Austin.
Insurance industry special investigative units, attorneys, legal staff, and law enforcement officers are encouraged to attend to network and learn about insurance fraud. The conference also will offer the opportunity to meet TDI's newly hired Associate Commissioner of the Fraud Unit, Neftali Carrasquillo.
Carrasquillo brings extensive experience as an investigator of fraud, waste and abuse in local government to the TDI Fraud Unit. He will begin work on January 7. He most recently worked as inspector general for the City of Albuquerque. In that position, he conducted and led investigations to detect and prevent fraud, waste, and abuse in city government. He also proposed ways to increase the city's legal, fiscal and ethical accountability to its taxpayers. Prior to joining the City of Albuquerque, Carrasquillo had a distinguished 25-year career with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS), including 17 years managing inspection teams in Denver and Los Angeles. While with USPIS, he conducted and coordinated countless fraud, intelligence and security operations.
He holds professional designations as a Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Inspector General, Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional, Certified Forensic Interviewer, and Certified Protection Professional. He holds a bachelor of business administration degree from Baruch College of the City University of New York, and master's degrees in public administration and criminal justice from the University of Colorado at Denver.