Understanding, Detecting And Preventing Payroll Fraud

Dr. Robert Minniti

Minniti CPA LLC

  • CPA Canada
  • CFE
  • CIA
  • CPA
  • QIAL
  • SHRM

2 Credits


Subject Area


Webinar Qualifies For

2 PDC credit for SHRM Certified Professionals (Approval No. 21-QT5W3)

2 CPE credit for Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs)

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

2 CPE credit for Certified Internal Auditors (CIA)

2 CPE credit of Auditing for all CPAs

2 CPD credit (Verifiable) for Canadian CPAs

2 General Educational credit for Tax Professionals / Bookkeepers / Accountants

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Before starting this self study program, please go through the instructional document.


  • Fraud Research
    2 mins
  • Occupational Frauds
    14 mins
  • Data Breaches
    34 mins
  • Management Payroll Frauds
    51 mins
  • Performing Electronic Data Analysis
    62 mins
  • Risk Assessment
    82 mins

Course Description

This course is designed to review the issue of payroll frauds. Examples of actual frauds will be provided so participants can understand how the frauds are being committed and how they were uncovered. Information will be provided about payroll frauds committed by employees as well as payroll frauds committed by management and company owners. We will review various methodologies for detecting payroll fraud and will discuss developing internal controls to help prevent and detect payroll fraud. 

This online CPE webinar for CPAs covered key topics:

  • How frauds are being committed and uncovered
  • Payroll frauds committed by employees, management, and company owners
  • Examples of actual frauds
  • View various methodologies for detecting payroll fraud
  • Internal controls to help prevent and detect payroll fraud

This course is appropriate for CPAs, CFEs, CFFs, MAFFs, CIAs, CMAs, CFOs, CEOs, business owners, business managers, internal auditors, external auditors, corporate accountants, government accountants and risk management personnel.

Learning Objectives

  • To recognize types of payroll frauds
  • To identify internal controls to detect and prevent payroll fraud

Who Should Attend?

  • Auditors
  • Business Owner
  • CEO
  • CFO/Controller
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Young CPA