- NY Credits : 6.0
- TX Credits : 6.0
Fraud affects more than organizations. Identity theft and the Internet have brought fraud right into our homes and can affect every part of our lives. Do we possess the right tools to adequately prevent, detect, and in short protect ourselves from becoming victims of fraudulent activities? This program will explore this interesting aspect of fraud. It will give an overview of fraud, concentrating on fraud prevention and detection procedures that will help both the small businesses and publicly held companies.
This course focuses on the development of in-depth knowledge, skill, and application of fraud detection. A mastery of fraud detection and/or experience as a seasoned professional or professional with specialized knowledge in this subject is helpful.
Upon successful completion of this course, the user should be able to:
identify common ways of reducing fraud risk and increasing fraud prevention,
recognize red flags that indicate that fraud may be occurring,
recognize when and how to investigate a case of possible fraud,
identify the private sources of information as well as publicly available databases that may be useful in fraud investigations,
identify the characteristics and techniques of a good interview and a good interviewer,
explain how to prepare a fraud report,
identify various methods of identity theft and fraud schemes of the Internet,
recognize the types of acts that trigger whistleblower lawsuits, and
recognize Benford's Law.