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

Register online at


June 2023 Membership Meeting


Wednesday June 21, 6 to 9pm
At the Weber Grill, Lombard IL

You are invited to join us for networking, dinner, and a featured guest speaker. Learn about PPP Loan Fraud from a subject matter expert, recently retired Federal Special Agent Kathy Enstrom.

Ms. Enstrom, described as “Chicago’s first tax woman, to run Chicago’s IRS criminal investigation unit” by local media will present on PPP loan fraud and do a Q and A afterwards.

Kathy retired as Special Agent in Charge (SAC) of the Chicago Office of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), also a former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Special Agent in Charge (SAC) of the Cincinnati Office. She is now in Director of Investigations for the Moore Tax Law Group.

The Weber Grill is located at 2331 Fountain Sq. Lombard IL

Cost $50 per person, cash bar. 6-networking, 7-dinner, 8-speaker

Register online at


2023 MFIN-SAA Fraud Conference


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

Special Agents Association is partnering with Midwest Fraud Investigators Network for a Fraud Conference.  

Register by May 10th at

Registration and Continental breakfast at 8am.

Topics this year –

Business Email compromise and cyber related issues
FBI Supervisory Special Agent Pam McCarthy
FBI Special Agent Matt Osegard

Current Mail Theft Trends and Check Washing
US Postal Inspector Colin Ragland
US Postal Inspector Jerry Phillips

Cyber Fraud Trends and Illicit Use of Digital Assets
Nick Schlereth, Special Agent, United States Secret Service
Mike Rostescu, Special Agent, United States Secret Service

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency 101
Brian Yoshino, Cybersecurity Advisor, CISA Region 5, Chicago
Charles DuShane, Protective Security Advisor, CISA Region 5, Chicago

$95 per person, or $75 if you are a dues paid member of MFIN or SAA