Fraud’s Greatest Hits!

3 Credits: Accounting


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Fraud’s Greatest Hits!

Course Level
CPE Credits

3 Credits: Accounting

Course Description

Fraud has always been a concern for anyone associated with financial statements. In this course, Jeff takes a unique approach to the study of this topic by looking at what are considered to be the top ten accounting fraud cases. In studying the cases, you will gain insight into what to look for in the future.

In addition to the cases, Jeff will cover various aspects, both authoritative and guidance, related to fraud to further improve your awareness and skills. He will also cover a couple of other significant fraud cases as well as a couple of interesting historical notes.

The entire presentation is packaged into Jeff’s unique blend of teaching with humor. Each case has its own “Greatest hit”, a song parody to help you remember the case as well as other surprises along the way to keep your interest.

If you are looking for a course that will keep awake and engaged and will better prepare you for detecting fraud, then this course is a must.

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Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • Describe the top ten accounting fraud cases
  • Identify the nature of fraud and its three characteristics
  • Apply the provisions for fraud risk assessment in an audit
  • Identify examples of fraud
  • Describe the traits of a white collar criminal
  • Describe techniques to detect fraud
  • Identify the principles of the COSO Fraud Risk Management Guide
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Course Specifics

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Revision Date
October 19, 2021


Advanced Preparation


Compliance Information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220
Qualifies for CA Fraud: Yes
Qualifies for CA Fraud Credits: 3

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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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