Detecting and Preventing Fraud (Updated for COVID-19 Impact on Fraud)

Get an overview of the varying types of fraud that many tax practitioners encounter. This on-demand bundle covers common red flags, recent fraud cases, and some of the legal repercussions behind tax fraud. This bundle has been updated to include the latest courses covering the impact of COVID-19 and related programs on fraud.

Learn to Spot Red Flags of Fraud in Financial Statements - If you are an auditor or a preparer of financial statements you need to be aware of the red flags for potential red flags for fraud in the financial statements. Other users of the financial statements including shareholders, regulators, and creditors, will also find this useful. Expert presenter, Robert Minniti, will discuss potential red flags for fraud in the financial statements including the types of transactions that can be used to create fraudulent financial statements.
This course is designed for individuals who would like to obtain a basic understanding of how cyber fraud affects governmental entities. We will discuss various types of cyber frauds and the methods criminals use to attack government IT systems. Examples of real world cases will be provided to help develop an understanding of the risks governments face from cyber fraud. We will review internal controls that can help to prevent and cyber fraud in governmental entities.
One of the main reasons CPAs and other accountants often fail to detect fraud is that they are too honest. They find it difficult to think like a criminal. This course is designed for individuals who would like to refresh their understanding of fraud schemes and to learn how to recognize the red flags for detecting fraud. Understanding how criminals commit fraud is the first step in preventing fraud.
This course is designed for individuals who would like to obtain a basic understanding of how fraud affects governmental entities. We will discuss various types of frauds and how the criminals 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. Participants will be introduced to the fraud triangle and occupational fraud with an emphasis on fraud in governmental entities. We will review internal controls that can help to prevent and detect fraud in governmental entities.
The quick onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic has resulted in organizations trying to react quickly to government and legislative mandates for all aspects of operations. This reaction has caused many complications and logistical issues in many areas including adequate preparation and management of payroll. Personnel and payroll are critical to all businesses. The payroll process includes a multitude of factors including pay rates, employee classification, sick leave, paid time off, withholdings, taxing, benefit plans and other elements that impact workers.
In March 2020, the government passed $2.2T in funding due to the COVID crisis. A portion of that funding was to establish the Payroll Protection Program (PPP). The intent of this program was to assist small businesses with less than 500 employees with sufficient funds to provide employees with paid leave. Personnel and payroll are critical to all businesses. The payroll process includes a multitude of factors including pay rates, employee classification, sick leave, paid time off, withholdings, taxing, benefit plans and other elements that impact workers. With the quick onset of the legislation, the potential for fraud within the application and loan repayment process is strong.
This course is designed for individuals who would like to obtain a basic understanding of how fraud affects small businesses. We will discuss various types of frauds and how the criminals 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. Participants will be introduced to the fraud triangle and occupational fraud with an emphasis on fraud in small businesses. We will review internal controls that can help to prevent and detect fraud in small businesses.
This course is designed for individuals who would like to obtain a basic understanding of cyberfraud. We will discuss various types of cyberfrauds and how the criminals 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 policies, procedures, hardware, software, and internal controls that can be used to help prevent an organizations from being victimized.
Total: 8 courses (16 CPE hours)

Fees
Regular Fee $315.00

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