Focus on Fraud: FTX! What Happened?

1 Credits: Accounting


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Focus on Fraud: FTX! What Happened?

Course Level
CPE Credits

1 Credits: Accounting

Course Description

Fraud is always a pervasive risk and can create serious issues in financial reporting. By studying fraud case, the practitioner can become aware of patterns which will help to identify fraud. In this series Jeff discusses the basics of fraud as well as specific cases studies.

In this edition, Jeff looks at Sam Bankman-Fried and FTX and reveals that the fraud may not have been as complex as many people might think.

As in all his courses, Jeff Sailor will bring his truly unique presentation style to cover the most important topics you need to know. He will also include a certain amount of humor designed to keep you awake and reinforce the material.

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Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify the two types of fraud;
  • Identify the fraud risk triangle;
  • Describe the actual fraud committed at FTX; and
  • Describe what went wrong with the audit firms.
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Course Specifics

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Revision Date
August 29, 2023


Advanced Preparation


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Meet The Experts

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Jeff Sailor, CPA, received a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Florida. Upon graduation, he joined the auditing staff at Peat Marwick in Jacksonville, Florida, where he worked on a large number of national accounts. Jeff has managed his own accounting firm in Ocala, Florida, since 1984. During that time, he has also developed unique auditing approaches and auditing software. Since 1992, Jeff has been teaching accounting and auditing courses he developed to combat traditional “boring CPE.” Using a variety of creative teaching methods sprinkled with humorous video spoofs, Jeff is able to combine his in-depth accounting insights …

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