The ABCs of Bankruptcy Fraud

July 30, 2015 at 2 p.m. EDT

More than 900,000 consumers (individuals or couples), and about 27,000 businesses filed bankruptcy last year. Although the vast majority of bankruptcy filings are submitted by consumers or businesses who do not seek to manipulate the system, the process is subject to abuse. This webinar will examine the bankruptcy system and its actors (e.g., trustees, lawyers, accountants), discuss the different types of bankruptcy fraud, and offer specific suggestions for detecting fraudulent transactions.

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

Course Level: Intermediate

Prerequisite (recommended): A basic understanding of the U.S. legal system.

Advanced Preparation: None

Duration: 100 minutes

CPE Credit: 2


You Will Learn How To:

Recall the history, purpose and procedures of the U.S. bankruptcy system

Determine why bankruptcy fraud is important to detect and deter

Identify the different types of bankruptcy fraud

Select ways to help identify and prevent bankruptcy fraud


Target audience:

Lawyers and legal professionals




Certified Fraud Examiners and other anti-fraud professionals


Delivery Format: Group Internet Based


Daniel Seligman, JD, CFE
Columbia Research Corp.
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