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Common Frauds in Governmental Entities

4.9 (9)

Dr. Robert Minniti

Minniti CPA LLC

Friday, June 25, 2021 | 02:30 PM EDT

  • CRMA
  • CFF
  • CGAP
  • CIA
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • CVA
  • IAP
  • QIAL
  • CFE

2 Credits


Subject Area

Auditing (Govt.)

Webinar Qualifies For

2 CPE credit of Auditing (Governmental) for all CPAs

2 CPE credit for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)

2 CPE credit for Certified Internal Auditors (CIA)

2 CPE credit for Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership (QIAL)

2 CPE credit for Internal Audit Practitioner (IAP)

2 CPE credit for Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP)

2 CPE credit for Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs)

2 CPE credit for Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)

2 CPD credit (Verifiable) for CPA/CFF

2 CPD credit (Verifiable) for Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)

2 General Educational credit for Tax Professionals / Bookkeepers / Accountants

This Course is Also Available in Self Study (On-Demand)

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Additional Dates

Aug 26, 2021 | 10:00 AM EDT Register

Course Description

This online continuing professional education 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 covered in this online CPE webinar: 

  • 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

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
  • Accounting and audit managers/practitioners
  • Accounting Firm
  • Assistant Controllers
  • Auditors
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • CFO/Controller
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Forensic Auditor
  • Fraud & Forensic Auditor
  • Fraud Analyst
  • Fraud Detection Specialist
  • Fraud Examiner
  • Fraud Investigator
  • Young CPA


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One of the best presenter I have come across. The content was great and updated combined with the presentation skills of Robert, the webinar was a gem of a find. Thanks myCPE for bringing this wonderful webinar by Robert.


A very engaging webinar by Robert. Not my 1st one, having attended multiple webinars by him, I can say he just gets better and better with each webinar. Keep it up Robert.


Our firm does mostly government audits so this gave additional insight on additional risks for fraud to occur.