The Oxfraud: What a Pseudo-Academic Conspiracy Theory Tells Us About Financial Fraud- Michael Pocalyko- Fraud Talk – Episode 120

June 3, 2022

William Shakespeare is widely considered to be one of the most prolific and influential writers of all time. But one group of individuals, who call themselves “Oxfordians” and their theory the “Shakespeare Authorship Question,” falsely claim that what we know to be Shakespeare’s plays and poetry were actually penned by someone else. In this episode, ACFE Chief Training Officer John Gill, J.D., CFE, joins Michael Pocalyko, CFE, the CEO of SI, as they look at how the qualities of those claiming to disprove Shakespeare’s authorship parallel the character of financial and investment fraudsters.

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