Legal elements of fraud examination
Introduction of Legal Elements of FraudThis introductory class will cover the background and definitions of fraud from a legal perspective, and take a close look at the legal duties of employers and employees. We will also discuss the differences and similarities of civil and criminal actions.
Constitutional Issues in the Workplace
Employers and employees both have certain rights in a corporate environment. You will learn the constitutional and common legal protections that are afforded to each, and what can happen if those protections are violated.
Discovery Each side in a fraud case, whether civil or criminal, will likely request information that pertains to the action at hand. This session will cover the methods of discovery and their limitations, including recent developments in electronic discovery.
Evidence Fraud cases generally involve massive amounts of evidence in order to be proven, including paper documentation and electronically stored information. This session will discuss the types of evidence, and the methodology for getting it into court and before the judge or jury.
The fraud examiner can be called on to testify in either a deposition, trial, or both. This session will prepare you for both by going through the mechanics of each, and describing some of the strategies each side may take.