Understanding Fraud- The Basics

  • Accountant
  • CPA (CA)
  • CRMA
  • CPA/CFF
  • CFE
  • CGFM
  • CIA
  • CPA (US)
  • CVA
  • CA - ICAEW
  • IAP
  • QIAL
  • ACCA
  • MAFF
  • CTP
  • CBA/MCBA
  • CA - Ireland
  • CA - Scotland
  • CPA - Ireland
  • CFIRS
  • CWS
  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Course Description

Fraud is defined as the intentional false representation or concealment of a material fact for the purpose of inducing another to act upon it to his or her injury (as defined by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants). Banks, retail, medical, government, non-profit, and insurance are just a few of the industries that experience fraud daily in one way or another. Financial crime is continuously evolving. At any given moment, persons in all parts of the world are conceiving new illegal ways to make money or gain economic advantage from organizations and individual victims.

For financial institutions, government agencies, and the like, fraud is not only a constant headache but a significant operational risk. It creates financial losses and reputation harm which can last for years. Fighting fraud is now an escalating war. Even agencies with the most advanced tools and procedures to detect and prevent fraud sometimes feel like they are lagging behind. 

This Online Auditing CPE Webinar covers major topics:

  • Definition of fraud
  • The fraud triangle
  • Elements of fraud
  • History of fraud

This Online CPE course is designed for individuals who would like to obtain a basic understanding of fraud. We will discuss various types of fraud and how criminals commit fraud. We will review some of the legal and ethical implications involved. 

Examples of real-world cases will be provided to help develop an understanding of the risks involved. Participants will be introduced to the fraud triangle and the elements of fraud. We will discuss the history of fraud as it relates to the accounting profession.

Learning Objectives

  • To develop an understanding and learn the definition of fraud
  • To identify and explore the fraud triangle
  • To recognize the elements of fraud
  • To review the history of fraud

Recommended For

This CPE course is recommended for CPAs, CMAs, CIAs, CFFs, CFEs, CRMAs, Internal Control Officers, Risk Managers, and Fraud Examiners desiring to learn the basics of understanding fraud.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting and audit managers/practitioners
  • Auditors
  • Bookkeeper
  • Business Owner
  • CEO
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • CFO/Controller
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Entrepreneurial Accountant
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Forensic Auditor
  • Fraud & Forensic Auditor
  • Fraud Examiner
  • Fraud Investigator
  • Fraud Professionals
  • Senior Accountant
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 2 CPE Credit for Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership (QIAL)
  • 2 CPE Credit for Internal Audit Practitioner (IAP)
  • 2 CPD Credit of Auditing for Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA Canada)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Auditing for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Fraud risks for Certified Internal Auditors (CIA)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Fraud Risk Assessment for Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • 2 CPD Credit of Fraud prevention, detection and response for Certified Financial Forensics (CFF)
  • 2 CPE Credit for Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)
  • 2 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 2 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 2 General Credit for Accountant/Bookeeper
  • 2 CPE Credit for Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Fraud for Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
  • 2 CRE Credit for Certified Treasury Professional (CTP)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Fraud for Certified Business Appraiser/Master Certified Business Appraiser (CBA/MCBA)
  • 2 CPE Credit for Master Analyst In Financial Forensics (MAFF)
  • 2 CPD Credit for CA - ICAEW
  • 2 CPD Credit for Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • 2 CPD Credit for Chartered Accountants - Ireland (CAI)
  • 2 CPD Credit for Chartered Accountants - Scotland
  • 2 CPD Credit for CPA - Ireland

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    2
  • Instructional Method :
    Group Internet Based
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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MY-CPE LLC (Sponsor Id#: 143597) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBARegistry.org.

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

4.6

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Robert Fenwick, CPA (US)

Jun 9th, 2021

This was a very informative CPE. I thought it was very effective and well done.

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Jean Hess, CFE, CPA/CITP, CPA (US)

Feb 8th, 2022

great presentation and way to directly relate fraud incidents to companies

CS

Carl Swoboda, CPA (US)

Aug 8th, 2022

A very enlightening and pertinent seminar!

MB

Mark Bower, CPA (US)

Aug 8th, 2022

covered the basics very well

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Patty Arett, CPA (US)

Apr 8th, 2022

Really good presenter and very informative webinar

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