Basics of Fraud Investigations (Completed)

Date: Friday, July 15, 2022
Instructor: Robert K Minniti
Begin Time:  9:00am Pacific Time
10:00am Mountain Time
11:00am Central Time
12:00pm Eastern Time
CPE Credit:  2 hours for CPAs

If you are working in the accounting field at some time in your career it may be necessary to conduct a fraud investigation. Unfortunately, fraud occurs at all types of entities including; public companies, private companies, partnerships, not-for-profits, LLCs, sole proprietors, and government entities. In many instances criminal and civil cases cannot move forward because evidence is gathered incorrectly and is therefore inadmissible in court.

This course is designed to introduce participants to the procedures for conducting fraud investigations. We will review the steps and discuss potential pitfalls as well as some of the legal issues involved in conducting fraud investigations. Real world examples will be provided to help the participants understand the material in the course.

Who Should Attend
CPAs, CFEs, external auditors, internal auditors, CIAs, forensic accounts, CFFs, MAFFs, law enforcement personnel and others who might be involved a fraud investigation.

Topics Covered

  • Procedures for conducting fraud investigations
  • Review the steps and discuss potential pitfalls
  • Some of the legal issues involved in conducting fraud investigations
  • Real world examples

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the predication of fraud
  • Recognize the basic procedures for conducting a fraud investigation


Instructional Method
Group: Internet-based

NASBA Field of Study
Auditing (2 hours)

Program Prerequisites

Advance Preparation

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