Common Frauds in Governmental Entities

Dr. Robert Minniti

Minniti CPA LLC

Monday, March 08, 2021 | 03:00 PM EST

  • CPA

2 CPE

$20

Subject Area

Auditing

Webinar Qualifies For

2 CPE credit of Auditing for all CPAs

2 General Educational credit for Tax Professionals / Bookkeepers / Accountants

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Course Description

This webinar is designed for individuals who would like to obtain a basic understanding of how fraud affects governmental entities. We will discuss governmental frauds from the news including how the criminals committed the frauds. Examples of real world cases will be provided to help develop an understanding of the risks governments face from fraud. Participants will be introduced to the fraud triangle and occupational fraud with an emphasis on fraud in governments. We will review internal controls that can help to prevent and detect fraud in governmental entities.

Key topics: 

  • The Fraud Triangle
  • Element of Fraud
  • Predication of Fraud
  • Methods for Committing Financial Statement Fraud
  • Occupational fraud with an emphasis on fraud in governments
  • Government Risks
  • Skimming
  • Lapping
  • Government Contract Fraud
  • Government Benefits Fraud
  • Medicare Frauds
  • Social Security Frauds
  • Worker's Compensation Frauds
  • Unemployment Fraud
  • Case studies of Fraud
  • Tax Frauds
  • Tax Return Identity Theft
  • Asset Misappropriations
  • Examples of Employee Payroll Frauds
  • Data Breaches and How They Occur
  • CryptoLocker
  • Ransomware
  • Phishing
  • Money Laundering
  • Corruption and What is Costs
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Bribery Example
  • Voter Fraud

This course would be appropriate for, CPAs, CFEs, CFOs, directors, department managers, auditors, bookkeepers, staff accountants and others working with governmental entities.


Learning Objectives

  • To recognizing how fraud affects governmental entities
  • To review the methodologies for detecting fraud in governmental entities
  • To design internal controls to help prevent and detect fraud in governmental entities

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • Accounting Firm
  • CPA (Industry)
  • Young CPA
  • Accounting Managers
  • Bookkeepers & Accountants & Tax Preparers