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March 22, 2018
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April 23, 2018
5:00PM - 7:00PM ET



Course Description

Detecting fraud is becoming increasingly challenging. This series of courses provides a detailed plan that CPAs can implement to effectively perform Crime Scene Investigations (CSI) and become more highly skilled at stopping fraud at their clients' businesses. This course will demonstrate the value of public information in the fraud detection and prevention process. Several fascinating case studies will bring to life many of the concepts discussed throughout the course series.


David W. Holt, CPA, CFE

David Holt, CPA, CFE, has been recognized by the AICPA as an Outstanding Discussion Leader for the state of Texas. He also was voted Outstanding Speaker of the Year for 2006–2007 by the Rio Grande Valley Chapter of the Texas Society of CPAs. He has more than 30 years’ experience in public accounting (as an auditor and fraud examiner) and has taught CPE seminars since 1992.

David has written on more than a dozen CPE topics and was a contributing author A Guide to Preparing Governmental Financial Statements (Practitioners Publishing Company). He’s also a former faculty member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. In addition to teaching more than 80 seminars a year, David provides audit, accounting, and fraud consultations and training for CPA firms, corporations, governments, and nonprofit organizations.

Course Specifics

Oct 19, 2016

Compliance Information

Qualifies for CA Fraud: CA Fraud 2

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify certain public information resources and the role they can play in preventing fraud
  • Cite how real life financial crimes were detected and solved and apply the lessons learned to your own practice

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