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Winning the Fraud Battle in the Digital Age: Prevention and Detection


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Fairmont Hot Springs Resort

1500 Fairmont Rd
Fairmont, MT 59711

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8.00 Credits

Member Price $300.00

Price will increase by $50 after 10/19

Non-Member Price $350.00

Price will increase by $50 after 10/19


The focus of this course is reducing the overall risk of fraud. To that end, instruction will cover the factors that play a role in turning honest employees into fraudsters. Discussion will touch on integrity and ethics, as well as how the reactions of people in certain situations may impact the prevalence of fraud.


    The price of fraud – ACFE’s Report to the Nations and ancillary costs

    The current economy – microeconomics and analysis
    COSO internal control framework, particularly Principle 1 (integrity/ethics) and Principle 8 (fraud risk assessments)
    Power of morale – shrinking the fraud triangle and employee motivation
    Deviant workplace behavior
    Historic schemes
    Why good folks go bad – interesting findings and red flags
    Combating fraud with controls
    Controls used by fraud victim organizations and suggestions for better implementation
    Fraud’s new frontier
    Corporate social, environmental, governance, and equity/inclusion reports and audits



Designed For

CPAs in public practice and industry who wish to educate clients or colleagues on preventing fraud from occurring at the source – would-be fraudsters


    Recognize the prevalence of fraud
    Understand the ways an organization may unintentionally cause fraud
    Identify the costs of fraud
    Comprehend how the new COSO framework for internal control focuses on fraud
    Grasp the importance of an internal control environment
    Recognize potential signs of fraudulent behavior
    Understand how people may respond differently to certain factors
    See that there are many layers involved in fraud defense
    Anticipate a new environment ripe for fraudulent claims and reports



Non-Member Price $350.00

Member Price $300.00