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 March 30, 2011

CONTACT: K.E. Schwab




FBI special agent offers employment insight     


SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Anyone interested in becoming an FBI agent and looking for the inside details is invited to an April 14 presentation by James Kelvington, a special agent with the FBI’s Pittsburgh Office and a certified public account.

           The SRU Student Accounting Society is sponsoring the event.

           Kelvington will lecture at 12:30 p.m. in Eisenberg Classroom Building Auditorium.

           An accounting graduate of Mount Union College, Kelvington is a 25-year member of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

           He has been assigned to bureau offices in San Antonio, Texas, and Pittsburgh. His current assignment is with the North Pittsburgh office covering Beaver, Lawrence, Mercer, Butler, Armstrong and Clarion counties

           He has worked in drug investigations, reactive and white collar crime areas and now specializes in health-care fraud, including fraudulent billing by doctors, dentists, chiropractors, pharmacists, nursing homes, home health agencies and hospitals.

           His previous cases have involved a variety of criminal violations, including kidnappings, extortions, bank robberies, child pornography, public corruption and bank, government, healthcare and insurance fraud.

           Because of his CPA background, Kelvington has served as an accountant for FBI undercover operations, auditing undercover operations and auditing other FBI accounting systems.

SRU’s Student Accounting Society provides opportunities for students to develop leadership skills and obtain career guidance. Students learn about professional organizations, career opportunities available to graduates and recent developments concerning the CPA exam from accounting practitioners and other guest speakers.


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