Accounting Fraud & Embezzlement: Case Studies from the Trenches (Completed)

Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2024
Instructor: Allison McLeod
Begin Time:  9:00am Pacific Time
10:00am Mountain Time
11:00am Central Time
12:00pm Eastern Time
CPE Credit:  2 hours for CPAs

This seminar examines recent events involving the theft of company or public money and the circumstances that allowed the fraud to occur. We will be looking at a variety of case studies to illustrate these points. This course is ideal for CPAs, government finance personnel, all Internal Auditors, lawyers, governance professionals, accountants and human resource personnel.

Topics Covered

  • Reasons why fraud occurs
  • Case studies of situations where embezzlement occurred
  • Red flags indicating that an organization is at risk of defalcation
  • Steps to prevent fraud

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the factors that create an environment for fraud to easily occur
  • Identify areas where there could be an inadvertent failure to separate duties
  • Ascertain the proper role of an external auditor and identify areas where independence can be compromised


Instructional Method
Group: Internet-based

NASBA Field of Study
Regulatory Ethics (2 hours)

Program Prerequisites

Advance Preparation

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