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The AASCIF Conference, July 26–29, 2020, at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel in Denver, Colorado has been cancelled. As an alternative virtual events will be forthcoming. In the upcoming series Dalene Bartholomew, VP at VRC Investigations will be a featured speaker co-presenting with Janelle Crandell, Deputy District Attorney, Amador County District Attorney’s Office.

The Session is titled “The Truth About Lying.”  As the saying goes “A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.”  This dynamic session will provide an inside look into lies people tell to try and steal workers’ comp benefits and how they are caught.  Learn the latest workers’ comp fraud schemes and which lies are the most common, on the rise, trending and some that are hilarious.  Get an inside look at workers’ comp fraud by a Lead Prosecutor and an SIU expert as they share their true stories of liars who were prosecuted. 

This high-energy, multi-media presentation provides claim professionals with insights they can utilize immediately to successfully identify lies, combat abuse and prosecute fraud. Learn more about the conference on the official website here.


Dalene Bartholomew, Vice President SIU, VRC Investigations

Speaker Bio: Dalene Bartholomew, CFE, CIFI is an insurance fraud specialist, investigative training expert, recognized speaker and author.  Dalene is Vice President SIU with VRC Investigations, a Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Insurance Fraud Investigator and licensed Investigator.  Dalene was awarded the inaugural “Fraud Fighter of the Year” by the Anti-Fraud Alliance” and has been a distinguished presenter at numerous insurance industry associations

Janelle Crandell, Deputy District Attorney, Amador County District Attorney’s Office

Speaker Bio: Janelle Crandell, DDA is a Deputy District Attorney with the Amador County District Attorney’s Office.  Since 2009, Janelle has been assigned as the lead prosecutor for the Insurance Fraud Unit, handling cases involving both Workers’ Compensation Insurance Fraud and Automobile Insurance Fraud.  Although based in Amador County, the Insurance Fraud Unit is a unique multi-county program which prosecutes in Amador, Calaveras, Tuolumne and Stanislaus Counties.  Prior to 2015, the program also included Placer County. 

Janelle received her Juris Doctorate from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.  She holds a B.A. degree in Journalism from the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida.  Prior to her career with the Amador County District Attorney’s Office, Janelle practiced personal injury civil litigation for five years with a firm in Sacramento.

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