You Suspect Fraud? Now What? (Completed)

Date: Thursday, October 21, 2021
Instructor: Robert K Minniti
Begin Time:  12:00pm Pacific Time
1:00pm Mountain Time
2:00pm Central Time
3:00pm Eastern Time
CPE Credit:  2 hours for CPAs

This course is designed for staff accountants, auditors, and bookkeepers who might encounter fraud during the normal course of their duties. We will review some of the basic issues involved in investigating fraud and determining if there is a predication for a fraud investigation. We will discuss how to communicate and document what you found. We will review some of the procedures for gathering and maintaining evidence in a fraud case. We will discuss the ethical issues of reporting fraud outside the organization and what whistleblower programs exist. Is your job or engagement at risk if you report or go public with a fraud?

Who Should Attend
CPAs, CFEs, CGMAs, CIAs, CMAs, CFFs, MAFFs, and any employee, contractor or auditor who believes they may have discovered fraud in an organization.

Topics Covered

  • Basic issues involved in investigating fraud
  • Determine if there is a predication for a fraud investigation
  • How to communicate and document what you found
  • Procedures for gathering and maintaining evidence in a fraud case
  • Discuss the ethical issues of reporting fraud outside the organization and what whistleblower programs exist

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the basic issues in a fraud investigation
  • Recognize if there is a predication for a fraud investigation
  • Discuss how to communicate and document what you found
  • Identify procedures for gathering and maintaining evidence in a fraud case
  • Describe the ethical issues of reporting fraud outside the organization and what whistleblower programs exist

Level
Basic

Instructional Method
Group: Internet-based

NASBA Field of Study
Accounting (1 hour), Auditing (1 hour)

Program Prerequisites
None

Advance Preparation
None

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