June 17, 2019


Kathleen R. McMorrow

The Communications Optic, LLC.

Phone: 973.665.8167


Ms. Hetherington discusses the ins and outs of global online due diligence

(Wanaque, NJ) Cynthia Hetherington, founder and president of Hetherington Group (Hg), will be presenting a session on Global Online Due Diligence at the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)’s 30th Annual Global Fraud Conference to be held June 23-28 in Austin, Texas.

The ACFE is the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. Together with more than 85,000 members, the ACFE is reducing business fraud worldwide and inspiring public confidence in the integrity and objectivity within the profession.

Hetherington Group, a consulting, publishing, and training firm that leads in due diligence, corporate intelligence, and cyber investigations by keeping pace with the latest security threats and assessments. Ms. Hetherington has authored three books on how to conduct investigations and annually trains over 7,200 investigators, security professionals, attorneys, accountants, auditors, military intelligence professionals, and federal, state, and local agencies on best practices.

For more than 25 years, Ms. Hetherington has led national and international investigations in corporate due diligence and fraud, personal asset recovery, and background checks. With a specialization in the financial, pharmaceutical, and telecommunications industries, her investigations have recovered millions of dollars in high profile corruption cases, assisting on the investigations of the top two Ponzi cases in United States history.

Ms. Hetherington’s session will review available databases and open sources for a variety of countries to conduct international due diligence and background checks. For more information on Ms. Hetherington’s Fraud Investigation and Remediation session, click here.