Fraud costs governments around the world trillions of dollars in damages each year. Because fraud prevention is less expensive and more effective than detection, the government should implement proactive measures to protect against fraud.
This course provides information relating to government fraud generally as well as information specific to the U.S. federal government. This course also explores key U.S. statutes (such as the Major Fraud Act and the Civil False Claims Act) and their relationship to fraud investigation and prosecution.
The impact of fraud against the government
Differences between fraud in the public and private sections
Types of government fraud
How and where to report certain incidents of fraud
ACFE Ordering and Return Policy
Table of Contents:
Lesson 1: Introduction
Lesson 2: Public Corruption
Lesson 3: False Claims and Statements
Lesson 4: Procurement Fraud
Lesson 5: Collusion Among Contractors
Lesson 6: Collusion Between Contractors and Employees
Lesson 7: Performance Schemes
Lesson 8: Fraud in Entitlement Programs
Lesson 9: Tax Fraud
Lesson 10: Other Types of Government Fraud
Lesson 11: Fraud Prevention and Deterrence
Lesson 12: Whistleblower Laws
Lesson 13: Conclusion
You Will Learn How To:
Relate key information about of public corruption schemes, identify red flags and risk factors of corruption, and compare the laws and instruments designed to combat public corruption
Recognize the characteristics of frauds involving false statements and claims to government agencies
Navigate the procurement process and identify the most common procurement fraud schemes
Demonstrate knowledge about frauds that target and challenge the integrity of government entitlement programs
Differentiate between tax evasion and tax avoidance, and recognize characteristics of common tax evasion schemes
Demonstrate knowledge about counterfeit documents, conspiracy schemes, grant fraud and asset misappropriation schemes that target government entities
Devise measures to prevent and detect fraud schemes that target government entities
Distinguish qui tam actions and whistleblower statutes
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
Last updated: February 2017
Please note: To be eligible for CPE credit, you must complete the final exam within one year of purchase date. You may only claim CPE credit for a course once.
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