Advanced Fraud Examination Techniques


CPE Credit: 16
Online Virtual Workshop | December 14-16, 2020
Course Level: Advanced
Prerequisite: A solid understanding of the legal, financial, investigative, and criminological principles of fraud prevention, detection, and examination and experience conducting fraud examinations

Acquire the case experience and know-how you need to excel in your job. This advanced virtual seminar takes place in a uniquely interactive learning environment where you will work on two actual fraud cases that have been modified for teaching purposes. Working through these scenarios, you will simulate many aspects of a real case — interviewing a suspect and trying to obtain a confession; compiling evidence and building your case; offering testimony and being cross-examined. By understanding how it feels to be part of a small team working a real investigation, you will enhance your skills as a fraud examiner and expand your capabilities.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Plan and execute complex fraud examinations
  • Avoid legal issues, ranging from workplace searches to electronic communication, during your investigation
  • Strengthen your evidence-gathering skills by determining what items are relevant and how they should be collected and interpreted
  • Implement advanced analytical techniques for detecting common fraud schemes
  • Improve your ability to use technology and the latest computer software
  • Prepare for and conduct critical interviews of both witnesses and suspects pertinent to the case
  • Testify under direct and cross-examination 
Agenda:
Day One
10:00-11:20 a.m. CT        Planning the Fraud Examination
11:20-11:35 a.m. CT        Break
11:35 a.m.-12:55 p.m. CT        Analytical Techniques
12:55-1:25 p.m. CT        Lunch break
1:25-2:45 p.m. CT        Legal Issues in Fraud Examinations
2:45-3:00 p.m. CT        Break
3:00-4:20 p.m. CT        Digital Forensics

Day Two
10:00-11:20 a.m. CT        Applying Interview Techniques, Part 1
11:20-11:35 a.m. CT        Break
11:35 a.m.-12:55 p.m. CT        Identifying and Gathering Evidence
12:55-1:10 p.m. CT        Break
1:10-2:30 p.m. CT        Applying Interview Techniques, Part 2

Day Three:
10:00-11:20 a.m. CT        Database and Online Searches
11:20-11:35 a.m. CT        Lunch 
11:35 a.m.-12:55 p.m. CT        Admission-Seeking Interview Techniques 
12:55-1:10 p.m. CT        Break
1:10-2:30 p.m. CT        Advanced Testifying Methods

Speakers:

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John Gill, J.D., CFE
Vice President of Education
ACFE

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Jason Zirkle, CFE
Training Director
ACFE

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Bret Hood, CFE

Director
21st Century Learning & Consulting


Field of Study: Accounting, Specialized Knowledge, Business Law, Communications and Marketing, Information Technology
Advanced Prep: None
Delivery Method: Group-Live


Registration Fees
ACFE Members: $675
Non-Members: $775

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Payment must be received by November 13, 2020 to receive early registration discount. 

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