Understanding, Detecting & Preventing Cash, Credit Card, Inventory and Payroll Fraud

  • Accountant
  • CRMA
  • CFE
  • CGFM
  • CIA
  • CPA (US)
  • CVA
  • IAP
  • QIAL
  • MAFF
  • CTP
  • CWS

Published: November, 2021

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Course Description


  • Dealing with cash
    2 mins
  • Detecting counterfeit currency
    17 mins
  • Refund frauds
    42 mins
  • Money Laundering Scheme
    68 mins
  • The elements of fraud
    96 mins
  • Credit card application fraud
    115 mins
  • Card not present fraud
    140 mins
  • Fake websites
    163 mins
  • Inventory tracking methods
    206 mins
  • Concealing inventory frauds
    237 mins
  • Internal controls for inventory securities
    273 mins
  • Data Breaches
    312 mins

Course Description

This Online CPE webinar for CPAs is a specialized webinar on the subject of fraud. This Online Auditing webinar explores the understanding of fraud and explores the subject of cash and credit card fraud in detail. It enhances the information on how businesses can detect and prevent fraud happening from in their organization. Specifically focusing on inventory and payroll fraud, this combined webinar provides a unique perspective on fraud.

Cash accounts and cash maintained at a business location are often the targets of fraudsters. This online CPE course covers issues and aspects covered with practical examples. It would provide a better understanding of how the fraudster executes the fraud and what should be done to prevent and detect them through proper internal controls. 

With increased credit card transactions, the risk of fraud has also increased. This online course reviews the issues of credit card fraud, examples of how criminals obtain credit card numbers, and how such fraud is conducted and can be uncovered. This course reviews the methodologies through which internal control can detect and prevent this type of fraud.

Inventory frauds are not a new subject. However, the methods and execution of the fraud with new tactics have identified the new requirements of controls. This online CPE course covers the aspects of practical understanding of how inventory frauds are conducted. It will also cover aspects of how they can be uncovered with the proper implementation of internal control techniques. This webinar will also help you design your own internal controls to help, prevent, and detect inventory frauds.

Fraud in the employee payroll is not one of the new issues. This online CPE course is designed to review the issues of payroll fraud. The webinar will focus on the actual fraud examples to explore the understanding of how different payroll frauds are executed. This covers the payroll frauds executed by the employees, management, and the owners of the company. The webinar will uncover various methodologies for detecting payroll fraud and developing an internal control system to prevent and detect payroll fraud. 

With vast academics and experience in dealing with the subject of auditing, fraud, and internal control, Dr. Robert Minniti is ideal to guide the detailed understanding of the course. 

Key topics covered in this Auditing CPE course are as follows: 

  • Review the issue of fraud in the cash accounts and cash maintained at a business location
  • How cash frauds are being committed and how they can be uncovered
  • Review various types of credit card frauds that occur
  • How frauds are being committed and how they are uncovered
  • Payroll frauds committed by employees, management, and company owners
  • Developing Internal controls to help prevent and detect Cash Fraud, Credit Card Fraud, Inventory Fraud, and Payroll fraud
  • Review various methodologies for detecting Cash Fraud, Credit Card Fraud, Inventory Fraud, and Payroll fraud
  • Examples of actual Cash Fraud, Credit Card Fraud, Inventory Fraud, and Payroll fraud

If you are interested in auditing, you might be interested in Certification in Internal Auditing Leading Practices

Learning Objectives

  • To review the issue of cash fraud
  • To review methodologies for preventing & detecting cash frauds
  • To identify methodologies for detecting credit card frauds
  • To recognize how criminals obtain credit card numbers
  • To identify common inventory frauds
  • To review how to design internal controls to help prevent and detect inventory fraud
  • To recognize types of payroll frauds
  • To identify internal controls to detect and prevent payroll fraud

Recommended For

  • Auditors and internal control professionals interested in preventing and detecting fraud

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Managers
  • Auditors
  • Chief Accounting Officer
  • Cloud Accountants
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Senior Accountant
  • Staff of Accounting Firm
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

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

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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


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


24 Ratings



Very Good









Qiaoqing Qiu, CFE, CPA (US)

Jun 20th, 2022

The course materials are good overall but it is a bit too long. Certain sections are repetitive. Answers to certain review questions are incorrect. and you would be forced to select an incorrect response to proceed. Certain Final Quiz questions are repetitive.

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