MADISON, Wis. (9/2/09)--The CUNA Supervisory Committee and Internal Audit Conference, scheduled for Dec. 6-9 in Las Vegas, will cover hot topics including mortgage market fraud, compliance issues and identity theft, says the Credit Union National Association (CUNA). At the conference, E. Michael Thomas, executive in charge of Crowe Horwath LLP, will present “Mortgage Market Fraud and Its New Face in Light of the Current Economic Conditions.” He will discuss mortgage loan fraud statistics, loan document misrepresentation and mortgage-loan fraud schemes. Crowe Horwath is an accounting and management consulting firm. Eileen Iles, certified public accountant (CPA) with Crowe Horwath, will host a red flags workshop to explain how credit unions can handle the complications of identity theft prevention programs, red flag rules and the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act. Credit union representatives also can attend sessions focusing on data protection and compliance. Torpey White, CPA, will present “Is Data Leaking Out of Your Organization?” Woody Hodgdon, a credit union compliance expert, will discuss compliance problems in “Current Compliance Issues: A Rundown of the Highest Priority Compliance Issues of the Year.” A pre-conference workshop Dec. 5-6 will focus on the fundamentals of being a supervisory committee team member. For more information, use the link.