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Dr. Robert Minniti

Minniti CPA LLC

  • CPA
  • CITP
  • CMA
  • CGMA
  • CFE
  • CPA(Canada)
  • TEP
  • QIAL

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  • What is Identity Theft?7 mins
  • Types of Identity Theft44 mins
  • Stolen Balance Transfer Checks80 mins
  • Tax return Identity Theft126 mins
  • Leaning About Vishing179 mins
  • Learning About Rensomware263 mins
  • How Data Breaches Occur302 mins
  • Obtaining Fake IDs322 mins
  • Preventing Identity Theft: Individuals353 mins

Course Description

Identity theft is the crime of obtaining the personal or financial information of another person for the sole purpose of assuming that person's name or identity to make transactions or purchases. Committed very tactfully and often misunderstood, identity theft leads to numerous problems for the victim and businesses. It is imperative that everyone know and understand how an identity can be stolen and how to prevent it. 

This webinar takes a very raw approach and helps understand the very basis and types of identity theft. It also delves into the legal and ethical implications to identity theft. However, it is really difficult to understand it from just the theoretical perspective. Hence, this webinar will delve deep into the subject with real world examples. It will help to explore the understanding the risk that the victim is exposed to. 

The webinar will:

  • Identify the need is to understand and develop a strong system that prevents identity theft from the business perspective 
  • Recognize what a business can do and what steps individuals can apply to restrict the theft of identity will be a key part
  • Explore which internal control mechanisms can help you reduce the loss transactions of stolen identity
  • Provide a guidance about what steps should be taken to report identity theft and which investigative procedure should be considered for conducting an identity theft fraud.

Through various case studies Dr. Robert Minniti, president of Minniti CPA LLC, will provide us a comprehensive view on how you can make your firm and personal practice safe from the risk of identity theft. With numerous qualification and years of experience in field with a doctorate degree Dr. Minniti holds the expertise in the field, to ensure that you and your businesses stay compliant and follow healthy practices. 

This is a must webinar for all the businesses, and professionals who want to ensure that their business and clients stay safe. It is an appropriate education for the CPAs, CFEs, CFOs, CEOs, staff accountants, employees, and others to make sure their practices are in line with the safe practices.

Learning Objectives

  • To recognize the various types of identity theft
  • To identify how criminals commit acts of tax refund identity fraud
  • To educate with what you can do to help prevent identity theft
  • To recognize the red flags for identity theft
  • To design internal controls that prevent and detect identity theft

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Business Owner
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • Accounting Firm
  • CPA (Industry)
  • Auditors
  • Young CPA
  • CPA in Business
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Tax Accountant (Industry)
  • Senior Accountant
  • Accounts Director
  • Entrepreneurial Accountant
  • Accounting Managers
  • Staff of Accounting Firm





I was very happy to see all the great examples of scams. The amount of content and tips packed into this webinar was impressive. I definitely learned a lot and feel more confident in noticing scams and not panicking when I see fake emails.


This was a very informative webinar. I am a CPA, no longer in public accounting, and considered myself pretty able to spot a scam. However, I realized now that I could be fooled. Thank you for this seminar. It was very enlightening.


myCPE is a great tool for CPE credits and continued education.


MyCPE is the best online platform to earn live CPE Credits and puts you in touch with many fine resources and practice aids that improve your practice and protect you from exposure to professional liability.


Much needed awareness of further responsibilities on the part of the preparer. Thank you for providing this safe keeping of information of our clients as well as The presenters were very knowledgeable, clearly stressed the important parts of the webinar, and gave ample time for question answering.


Good information and glad it was record as finding time to complete live is challenging. Presenter was knowledgeable. However this was a little dry, examples helped but to a point the volume of examples was challenging. Good refresher course however I hope most cpa were aware of most of the information.