Identity Theft

Author: Robert K Minniti

CPE Credit:  2 hours for CPAs
2 hours Federal Tax Related for EAs and OTRPs

This on-demand 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.

Publication Date: September 2018

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

Topics Covered

  • Types of Identify Theft
  • How Criminals Steal Personal Information
  • 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
  • Identify theft that may have physical as well as financial ramifications for the victim
  • Describe phishing
  • Differentiate types of identity fraud and how each type applies
  • Recognize effective ways to protect against identity theft

Level
Basic

Instructional Method
Self-Study

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

Program Prerequisites
None

Advance Preparation
None

Registration Options
Quantity
Fees
Regular Fee $59.00

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