June 18 Meeting


Networking and ID Theft Ring Case Study

Special Agents Association is hosting a networking and investigative training event.

Network over dinner with fellow investigators from the law enforcement and private security sectors at the Weber Grill in Lombard Ilt.


Hear about a recent IDENTITY Theft investigation from Will County that uncovered a fake identification ring operating in Illinois for Mexican cartels and also exposed a PPP fraud ring.

From Will County to Lake Forest and several states including New York. A case tied into an active DEA investigation involving money laundering which was exposed in the backyard suburbs of Chicago.

Presented by members of the Will County Sheriff and Will County State’s Attorney’s Office

TUESDAY, June 18th, 2024, 6 to 9pm ($50 pp)

At Weber Grill 2331 Fountain Sq. Dr. Lombard Il.

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2024 Annual Fraud Conference


Special Agents Association is once again partnering with Midwest Fraud Investigators Network for this year’s Annual Fraud Conference on Friday, May 17th.  

Register by May 15th at

Location –

College of DuPage
SSG Miller Homeland Security Education Center
425 Fawell Boulevard
Glen Ellyn IL 60137

You may be eligible for up to 7 CPE

8:00 am to 9:00 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 am to 9:15 am
Intro and opening remarks
9:15 am to 10:30 am
Stop Trafficking—Human Trafficking
Lina Tor—Special Agent
Melissa Sifferman—Special Agent
Homeland Security Investigations

10:30 am to 10:45 am
Morning Break

10:45 am to 12:00 pm
Sim Swapping
Valerie Dozono—Detective
Chicago Police Department

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

1:00 pm to 2:15 pm
Emerging Trends & Opportunities to Collaborate Within Credit Card Fraud
Jeremy Bloxson—Principal Investigator
Capital One

2:15 pm to 2:30 pm
Afternoon Break

2:30 pm to 3:45 pm
Generative Artificial Intelligence and Financially Motivated Crime
Sonali Jaykar—Intelligence Analyst
Kaila Griffin—Intelligence Analyst
Federal Bureau of Investigation

SAA March 12 2024 Meeting


Tuesday, March 12th, 6 to 9pm at the “Speakeasy Wine Cellar”
at Jen’s Guest House, 8989 S. Archer Ave. Willow Springs IL.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Special Agents Association 2024 Networking and Continuing Education Program Announcement

Presentation Topic will be:

The Chicago Election Ballot;

Getting on it, Counting it, Verifying it

Presented by William Kresse, Professor Governors State University,
Chicago Election Board
President, Institute of Election Auditors aka: Professor Fraud

In the event that SCOTUS allows President Trump to be knocked off the ballots,
ALL BETS are off on the speech topic and length.!

Please make your reservation as soon as possible. Our event space will fill quickly!

Special Agents Association, 2024
Traditional corned beef and cabbage dinner to be served. We will be caucusing in the
Speakeasy Wine Cellar, a very unique dining room downstairs. Hopefully pipers will join
us we have yet to receive a confirmation to our invitation.

No cigar smoking at this caucus! Invite a friend and please respond soon there will be
limited availability for this event!

Cost $50 per person

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