Daniel (“Dan”) Draz, MS, CFE is the Principal of Fraud Solutions, an international fraud consulting firm. He has 28 years of successful enterprise fraud risk management, training, audit, regulatory, legal and compliance experience, exclusively in the private sector.
Often published in industry and trade publications, he also develops customized training content for speaking engagements and currently consults with companies on their anti-fraud/risk mitigation efforts, employee training and investigation applications.
In his previous role, he was the Corporate Investigations Manager at TransUnion LLC, where he over saw the Corporate Investigations Department, also serving as the global anti-fraud liaison to TransUnion’s operations in 25 foreign countries on six continents. Additionally, his responsibilities included oversight for all internal employee investigations involving violations of ethics, code of business conduct, hotline and acceptable technology usage policies and procedures.
Daniel’s staff also investigated all customer interfacing matters and violations, violations of customer contract agreements, violations of federal rules and regulations governing permissible purpose, access of consumer credit information and cases with federal law enforcement agencies involving rings, organized criminal activity and national security matters.
Daniel has been a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) since 1996. He has an M.S. in Economic Crime Management from Utica College (2005) and a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Arizona State University (1985). He currently holds Adjunct Professorships at five colleges where he teaches a variety of classes (graduate and undergraduate) involving various forms of fraud, economic crime, white collar crime, cyber security, intelligence and forensics. He also has extensive experience teaching both in classroom and online, and with developing unique academic curriculum.
Given his unique content and insights, Daniel is a frequent speaker at national industry conferences and has has been published over 60 times in industry and trade publications over the years. He frequently mentors other investigators and fraud professionals around the country.