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Common Frauds In Governmental Entities

Common Frauds In Governmental Entities

2 Credits


Subject Area

Accounting & Auditing (Govt.)

Webinar Qualifies For

2 CPE credit of Accounting & 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

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

Oct 28, 2021 | 03:30 PM EDT Register


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Course Description

This online CPE webinar for CPAs 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 in this on-demand CE webinar 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 continuing education 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

Recommended For: 

This on-demand CPE webinar 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
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Managers
  • Auditors
  • Bookkeepers & Accountants & Tax Preparers
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA in Business
  • Young CPA