Government Benefits Fraud

Author: Robert K Minniti

CPE Credit:  2 hours for CPAs

We have all heard of government benefits fraud but did you ever wonder how it works? How do these fraud schemes work and how much do they cost taxpayers? This course is designed to review government benefits frauds.

Publication Date: November 2019

Designed For
CFOs, CEOs, business owners, business managers, internal auditors, external auditors, corporate accountants, government accountants, CPAs, CMA, CIAs and risk management personnel.

Topics Covered

  • Fraud Review
  • Government Benefits Fraud
  • Medicare Frauds
  • Social Security Frauds
  • Worker's Comp Fraud
  • Unemployment Fraud 2018
  • Welfare Fraud 2017
  • SNAP Fraud
  • School Lunch Fraud
  • Student Loan Fraud
  • SBA Loan Fraud
  • Corruption
  • Reporting Government Benefits Fraud

Learning Objectives

  • Identify common government benefits frauds
  • Recognize components of the fraud triangle
  • Recognize correct statements regarding government benefits fraud
  • Describe how much fraud costs the U.S. each year
  • Identify examples of bribery
  • Describe the three elements of fraud
  • Identify examples of a conflict of interest, with respect to the topics of corruption


Instructional Method

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

Program Prerequisites

Advance Preparation

Registration Options
Regular Fee $59.00

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