Robert “Jerry” DeFatta, CFE, BAI, CRT
Jerry has over twenty years of experience as a professional working in corporate security and investigations. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner and a Board Accredited Investigator with extensive training and experience in conducting internal theft and fraud investigations. He is also certified in the Reid Technique of Interview and Interrogation. Prior to leaving the casino industry, he worked for over 10 years as a Senior Security Investigator for one of the largest gaming companies in Louisiana.
In 1997, Jerry became licensed as a private investigator and founded DeFatta & Associates, LLC. He is an active member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), ASIS International, the International Intelligence Network (Intellenet), and several other professional organizations. Jerry is approved by the Louisiana State Board of Private Investigator Examiners as a private investigator instructor. He has authored articles on the topic of employee theft and his work has been published in Security Management and PI Magazine.