Frequent Frauds Found in Government (Completed)

Date: Thursday, April 19, 2018
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

This course is designed for individuals who would like to obtain a basic understanding of how fraud affects governmental entities. We will discuss governmental frauds from the news including how the criminals committed the frauds. Examples of real world cases will be provided to help develop an understanding of the risks governments face from fraud. Participants will be introduced to the fraud triangle and occupational fraud with an emphasis on fraud in governments. We will review internal controls that can help to prevent and detect fraud in governmental entities.

Who Should Attend
CPAs, CFEs, CFOs, directors, department managers, auditors, bookkeepers, staff accountants and others working with governmental entities.

Topics Covered

  • How fraud affects governmental entities
  • Governmental frauds from the news including how the criminals committed the frauds
  • Examples of real world cases
  • The fraud triangle
  • Occupational fraud with an emphasis on fraud in governments
  • Review internal controls that can help to prevent and detect fraud in governmental entities

Learning Objectives

  • Identify frequent frauds found in governments
  • Recognize how examples of real world cases help develop an understanding of the risks governments face from fraud
  • Identify the fraud triangle and occupational fraud with an emphasis on fraud in governments
  • Describe internal controls that can help to prevent and detect fraud in governmental entities

Level
Basic

Instructional Method
Group: Internet-based

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

Program Prerequisites
None

Advance Preparation
None

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