You’re Invited!!

We are happy to announce the guest for our second event of the fall 2015 semester: William A. (Al) Lowe; Senior Special Agent for the United States Customs & Border Protection – Internal Affairs

SSA Lowe has been with the United States Customs & Border Protection Agency for over 7 years.  Prior to that, he had over 30 years of experience as a Special Agent, Senior Special Agent and Assistant to Special Agent in Charge with the United States Secret Service; he even served as President Jimmy Carter’s Protective Detail in Plains, GA. He came to Miami in 1988 where he served as Special Agent and Senior Special Agent. The last ten years, he was Assistant to the Special Agent in Charge, supervising the South Florida Organized Fraud Task Force (a multi-agency HIDTA Task Force), investigating organized fraud groups (i.e. Nigerian, Haitian, Italian and Russian/Eastern European).  It goes without saying that his anti-fraud credentials speak for themselves.  Join us for this exciting discussion!  Here’s how:

Participate live online!!

We will be webcasting this live-video interactive event on Saturday November 14, 2015 starting at 11:30am (Eastern Standard Time) from the FAU Higher Education Complex on Las Olas Boulevard in Downtown Fort Lauderdale, FL.

To participate in this live-video event online from the comfort of your home or office, either “Like us” on Facebook, subscribe to our YouTube page, add us to a circle on Google Plus, or connect with our main group on LinkedIn. You will then be automatically notified at the start of the event at 11:30 am EST on Saturday November 14, 2015.

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Please click here to reserve your spot at this exclusive event.

Participate in person!!

This is going to be a great networking opportunity, so attend in person if you can.  Come early and leave late to enjoy a casual breakfast and lunch where you can meet with students, faculty, alumni, and other like-minded professionals.

Check this out:  With more than 60,000 employees, The United States Customs and Border Protection Agency (CBP) is one of the world’s largest law enforcement organizations and is charged with keeping terrorists and their weapons out of the U.S. while facilitating lawful international travel and trade.  As the world’s first full-service border entity, CBP takes a comprehensive approach to border management and control, combining customs, immigration, border security, and agricultural protection into one coordinated and supportive activity.  The men and women of CBP are responsible for enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws and regulations. On a typical day, CBP welcomes nearly 1 million visitors, screens more than 67,000 cargo containers, arrests more than 1,100 individuals and seizes nearly 6 tons of illicit drugs.

WHO:  Al Lowe; Senior Special Agent for the United States Customs & Border Protection – Internal Affairs.  Al has worked extensively in the field of anti-fraud for over 35 years.  Don’t miss this great opportunity to hear from such an experienced fraud fighter.

WHAT:  An on campus and online social media discussion with Senior Special Agent; Al Lowe.  He will be discussing via online live video various fraud fighting techniques, and taking some questions from the live audience.

WHEN:  Join Senior Special Agent Lowe on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. in Ft. Lauderdale.  Come early and stay after to network at our catered breakfast and lunch.  Reservations can be made by calling 877-248-3145 or completed online at:

WHERE:  FAU Higher Education Complex – 111 East Las Olas Boulevard – Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301 – Suite 1008L – Google Map –

Join us for this on campus and online event to be broadcast via live video through YouTube, Google+, and Facebook. So if you can’t be here in person you can still take advantage of this awesome opportunity.   A link to the live online event will be posted to the above social networks at the start of the event, so stay tuned!

Watch this short video that discusses the scope of the US Customs and Border Protection Agency (CBP):