Working with Whistleblowers, U.S. Edition

CPE Credit: 4 
Course Level: Overview
Prerequisite: None


As a fraud examiner, you might work on a case that originated from a whistleblower, be called on to develop or improve a whistleblower program, or even be responsible for “blowing the whistle” at some point in your career. 

Working with Whistleblowers examines the multiple roles you might play in whistleblower cases related to fraud. In this course, you will discover the roles a fraud examiner plays in whistleblowing, best practices for developing or improving whistleblower programs, important fraud-related whistleblower protections, steps for auditing whistleblower programs and much more. 


Key Takeaways:  

  • What makes an effective whistleblower program 
  • How to develop useful information from whistleblowers 
  • Options and risks whistleblowers should be aware of  
  • A fraud examiner’s role in whistleblower cases 

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CPE Information:

You Will Learn How To: 

  • Identify the various roles that fraud examiners might play in fraud cases involving whistleblowers 
  • Recall the elements of an effective whistleblower program 
  • Recognize the legal protections that might apply during a fraud examination 
  • Ascertain the precautions necessary for organizations to mitigate and avoid retaliation claims 
  • Determine the best strategy for developing useful information from whistleblowers 
  • Identify the options and risks that a potential whistleblower should consider 





Table of Contents:

  • Lesson 1: Fraud Examiners’ Roles in Whistleblowing
  • Lesson 2: Fraud-Related Whistleblower Protections
  • Lesson 3: Qui Tam Suits and Rewards Programs
  • Lesson 4: Whistleblower Programs
  • Lesson 5: Handling Whistleblowers in Fraud Examinations
  • Lesson 6: Guidance for Potential Whistleblowers

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