- Credits: 2
- Format: Self-Study eBook
- Field of Study: Auditing | Fraud
- Author/Speaker: Lanford Publishing
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|© February 2021||General Understanding of Fraud||Self-Study eBook|
As the primary agency investigating corporate fraud, the FBI has focused its efforts on cases which involve accounting schemes, self-dealing by corporate employees, and obstruction of justice to conceal fraudulent activities from criminal and regulatory authorities.
This course will review the efforts being made by the FBI and several other federal corporate crime busting governmental bodies within the United States to prevent fraud.
- The President of the United States
- Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX)
- The Security and Exchange Commission (SEC)
- The Fraud Section of the Dept. of Justice
- Office of the Chief Accountant
- The Association of the Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
- The American Institute of CPA (AICPA)
- SAS 99
After reading the course material, you will be able to:
- Recognize some of the major organizations who have been working diligently to eliminate corporate fraud in the U.S.
- Recognize the national statistics regarding corporate fraud in the United States.
- List the general characteristics of the people who are most likely to commit fraud and how to better identify them as well as the most common types of fraudulent activities which are occurring in corporations today.
- List the various types of schemes used to perpetrate misstatements on the financial statements and misappropriation of assets.
Who Should Attend:
- All Certified Public Accountants (CPAs)