Catch the Deception if You Can!

4 Credits: Auditing


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Catch the Deception if You Can!

Course Level
CPE Credits

4 Credits: Auditing

Course Description

In the complex and ever-evolving world of financial fraud, staying ahead of the curve is a constant challenge for accounting and finance professionals. The threat of fraud looms large, and the ability to detect and understand it is not just a skill but a necessity. “Catch the Deception if you Can,” a 4-hour webcast led by Sunish Mehta, offers a dynamic and engaging solution. Sunish, both the director and the actor, brings financial fraud to life in an informative yet entertaining format. This online webcast CPE course covers various fraud types, the accountant’s roles in audits and reviews, and integrates technology’s impact on fraud. It also delves into the seven worst U.S. accounting fraud cases and analyzes the latest data from the 2022 Global Fraud Study by the ACFE. By the end of this session, you will not only be able to identify and understand the nature of fraud but also apply effective procedures to detect it, thereby safeguarding your organization and enhancing your professional expertise.

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Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the nature and characteristics of fraud.
  • Distinguish the differences between fraudulent financial reporting and misappropriation of assets.
  • Investigate why fraud occurs and who commits it.
  • List the professional roles and responsibilities related to fraud detection.
  • Apply common procedures performed to facilitate fraud detection
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Course Specifics

Course ID
Revision Date
July 27, 2022


Advanced Preparation


Compliance Information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220
Qualifies for CA Fraud: Yes

CFP Notice: Not all courses that qualify for CFP® credit are registered by Western CPE. If a course does not have a CFP registration number in the compliance section, the continuing education will need to be individually reported with the CFP Board. For more information on the reporting process, required documentation, processing fee, etc., contact the CFP Board. CFP Professionals must take each course in it’s entirety, the CFP Board DOES NOT accept partial credits for courses.

Meet The Experts

Sunish Mehta, experienced CPA, CGMA, CPE Instructor and thought leader. As founder and principal of Mindful-CPA  Mindful-PRO, Sunish has over 25 years’ experience. He leads training courses in Accounting, Auditing, Leadership & Management and Mindfulness. In addition, Sunish is a contributing Instructor for the UCLA Certification Program in Accounting where he is an adjunct lecturer. Professional Highlights: Inner MBA – New York University 2021. BS in Accounting & Business Admin – California State University, Northridge 1993 Independent Consultant & Trainer with Thomson Reuters, 20-20 Services LLC, Spidell Education with 12 years of experience and going…. Over 15 years with EY, …