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Beta Alpha Psi Sponsors Film on White-Collar Crime

Release date
Oct-12-2012

Contact
Jacqueline Molik Ghosen
716-645-2833
ghosen@buffalo.edu

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The School of Management’s chapter of Beta Alpha Psi will host a screening of “Crossing the Line: Ordinary People Committing Extraordinary Crimes” at 7 p.m., Oct. 18, in the Newman Center on UB’s North Campus.

“Crossing the Line” documents how ordinary people fall victim to white-collar crime at various points in their professional careers.

Kelly Richmond Pope, the project’s creator and executive producer, will attend the screening and lead a discussion following the film. Pope is an assistant professor of accounting at DePaul University and former forensic accountant with KPMG LLP.

The film won the 2012 Mark Chain/FSA Innovation in Graduate Teaching Award and the 2012 Best Contribution to Teaching award from the Professionalism and Ethics Committee and the Public Interest of the American Accounting Association.

Contact Kathy Nesper at ksnesper@buffalo.edu by Oct. 15 for reservations.

Beta Alpha Psi is an international financial information organization for students and professionals. The School of Management’s Zeta Theta chapter has been recognized as one of the best in the world, receiving the 2012 KPMG Gold Chapter award, an honor bestowed on only nine chapters out of the 296 worldwide.

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