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

This seminar has reached capacity. Please add your name to the wait list for this event and we will contact you if a spot becomes available. Other Virtual Seminars can be found on the Calendar of Events.

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 
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


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

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Jason Zirkle, CFE
Training Director

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Bret Hood, CFE

21st Century Learning & Consulting

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

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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