Comprehensive Guide to Identity Theft with Case Studies

Dr. Robert Minniti

Minniti CPA LLC

  • CPA Canada
  • CFF
  • CITP
  • CIA
  • CMA
  • CPA

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The topic is also scheduled as live webinar on the following dates

May 13, 2021 | 10:00 AM EDT Register
May 20, 2021 | 10:00 AM EDT Register
May 27, 2021 | 10:00 AM EDT Register

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
  • 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