Identity Theft (Completed)

Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019
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 individuals who would like to obtain a basic understanding of identity theft. We will discuss various types of identity theft and how the criminals gain access to personal information and commit the frauds. We will review some of the legal and ethical implications involved. Examples of real world cases will be provided to help develop and understanding of the risks involved. We will review steps that can be taken to help prevent identity theft.

Who Should Attend
CPAs, CFEs, CFOs, CEOs, employees, staff accountants and anyone who is worried about becoming a victim of identity theft.

Topics Covered

  • Basic understanding of identity theft
  • Discuss various types of identity theft
  • How criminals gain access to personal information and commit the frauds
  • Review some of the legal and ethical implications involved
  • Examples of real world cases
  • Review steps that can be taken to help prevent identity theft

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the various types of identity theft
  • Identify how criminals commit acts of tax refund identity fraud
  • Describe what you can do to help prevent identity theft
  • Recognize the types of identity theft usually involved in arresting a victim
  • Describe the theft of a fraudster using the professional license of another person
  • Identify the type of identity theft which usually involves tax refunds
  • Differentiate methods of obtaining a victim's information
  • Recognize the method of gathering information involving placing devices various devices

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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