Other People's Money: The Basics of Asset Misappropriation

Other People's Money Product Image  CPE Credits: 16
Course Level: Basic
Prerequisite: None




In the ACFE’s 2012 Report to the Nations, more than 86 percent of reported fraud cases involved asset misappropriation, making it the most common category of occupational fraud. Because of the frequency of this type of fraud, you must take appropriate measures to protect your business from this widespread risk.

Other People’s Money examines common asset misappropriation schemes, informing you of the red flags of each scheme and outlining steps for preventing and detecting them. Learn how to take control and prevent employees and others from committing occupational fraud with this course.

What you will learn:


How employees target incoming cash receipts and how to prevent and detect these schemes

The risk of billing, payroll and expense reimbursement schemes and their red flags

Methods used to perpetrate, prevent and detect check tampering schemes

How to deter and uncover register disbursement schemes

How employees misuse and misappropriate inventory, supplies and fixed assets


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Field of study: Accounting

Last Updated: May 2012


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