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Comprehensive Guide to Identity Theft with Case Studies

  • ACCT/BK
  • CPA (CA)
  • CRMA
  • CFF
  • CFE
  • CIA
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • CA - ICAEW
  • IAP
  • QIAL
  • ACCA
  • CA - Ireland
  • CA - Scotland
  • CPA - Ireland
  • CFIRS
  • CWS

Published: October, 2021

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  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Overview

  • What is Identity Theft?
    7 mins
  • Types of Identity Theft
    44 mins
  • Stolen Balance Transfer Checks
    80 mins
  • Tax return Identity Theft
    126 mins
  • Leaning About Vishing
    179 mins
  • Learning About Rensomware
    263 mins
  • How Data Breaches Occur
    302 mins
  • Obtaining Fake IDs
    322 mins
  • Preventing Identity Theft: Individuals
    353 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
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Managers
  • Accounts Director
  • Auditors
  • Business Owner
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA in Business
  • Entrepreneurial Accountant
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Senior Accountant
  • Staff of Accounting Firm
  • Tax Accountant (Industry)
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 8 CPD Credit for Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA Canada)
  • 8 CPE Credit of Auditing for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 8 CPE Credit for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)
  • 8 CPE Credit for Certified Internal Auditors (CIA)
  • 8 CPE Credit for Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • 8 CPD Credit for Certified Financial Forensics (CFF)
  • 8 CPE Credit for Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)
  • 8 CPE Credit for Internal Audit Practitioner (IAP)
  • 8 CPE Credit for Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership (QIAL)
  • 8 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 8 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 8 General Credit for Accountant/Bookkeeper (ACCT./BK)
  • 8 CPD Credit for Chartered Accountants - ICAEW
  • 8 CPD Credit for Chartered Accountants - Ireland (CAI)
  • 8 CPD Credit for Chartered Accountants - Scotland
  • 8 CPD Credit for CPA - Ireland
  • 8 CPD Credit for Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    8
  • Instructional Method :
    QAS Self Study
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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Presenter

About Presenter

Dr. Robert Minniti

President, Minniti CPA LLC

Dr. Minniti is the President and Owner of Minniti CPA, LLC. Dr. Minniti is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Forensic Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Valuation Analyst, Certified in Financial Forensics, Master Analyst in Financial Forensics, Chartered Global Management Accountant, and is a licensed private investigator in the state of Arizona. Dr. Minniti received his doctoral degree in business administration from Walden University, received his MBA degree and Graduate Certificate in Accounting from DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management, and received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix. Dr. Minniti taught graduate and undergraduate courses in forensic accounting at DeVry University, Grand Canyon University, Kaplan University, Northwestern University, and the University of Phoenix.

He designed graduate and undergraduate courses for Grand Canyon University, Northwestern University, and Anthem College. He is a writer and public speaker. He has experience in forensic accounting, fraud examinations, financial audits, internal audits, compliance audits, real estate valuations, business valuations, internal control development, business continuation planning, risk management, financial forecasting, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance work. Dr. Minniti is an instructor teaching continuing professional education classes for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Compliance Online, CPE Link/CCH . AccountingEd, Global Compliance Panel, Clear Law Institute, CPE Solutions, Canopy CPE, The Institute of Management Accountants, the National Association of Valuators and Analysts, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the Institute of Internal Auditors, and various state CPA Societies.

About Company

Minniti CPA LLC

www.minniticpallc.com

MINNITI CPA LLC is seeking professional, hard-working, licensed CPAs with at least four years of experience.

The Firm demands independence, integrity, objectivity, competence and due care from all of its personnel in the conduct of its engagements. Our Firm is structured to provide leadership in achieving high quality professional performance while maintaining the concept of individual responsibility. Policies and procedures have been established providing assurance that professional engagements are properly planned and executed. Decisions are based on the substance of issues, not on form.

Our policies and procedures designate Partners of the Firm for consultation on significant ethical, technical and industry questions. The policies and procedures are designed to assure that clients receive the best professional services we can provide. We continually keep in mind the public interest. We expect our Partners and Associates to identify and resolve all important engagement issues.

The job requires high level tax preparation skills, superior tax research and problem solving abilities, broad software knowledge, and excellent written and oral communication skills. We have a team approach to provide high quality client service for tax compliance, planning, financial statements, and general business consulting.

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Ratings and Review

4.4

142 Ratings

Excellent

75

Very Good

53

Average

11

Poor

2

Terrible

1

CE

Chris Enders, CPA (US)

May 12th, 2022

great

IF

Ivan Forshinov,, CPA (CA), CRMA, CIA

Dec 30th, 2021

Great course and presentation by the instructor!

CD

Christine Davis, CFE, CIA

Dec 29th, 2021

Great speaker with a lot of helpful information!

GK

Gary Kral, CIA, CPA (US)

Dec 29th, 2021

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ON

Orin Nelson, CIA

Jan 9th, 2022

test question were poorly written. I should not spend more time trying to figure out what the question is asking than answering the question.

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