Conducting an internal investigation can be a difficult task. Internal investigations, by their very nature, tend to involve accusations of wrongdoing against employees within the organization and can be disruptive, as well as costly, distracting and time consuming; however, internal investigations are often necessary to for the well-being of the company.
This course addresses issues unique to fraud examinations in Canada, exploring the process of gathering and protecting evidence to ensure your investigation is successful.
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You Will Learn How To:
- Identify situations that might call for an internal fraud investigation.
- Ascertain the elements of planning internal fraud investigations
- Recall the fraud theory approach to fraud examinations
- Apply the fraud examination methodology to internal investigations
- Identify the characteristics, similarities and differences between civil and criminal actions for fraud
- Assess legal concerns encountered when conducting internal fraud investigations
- Recognize employees’ rights during internal fraud investigations
- Identify the appropriate processes to assess, collect, maintain and organize information obtained in an investigation
- Recognize appropriate processes to help ensure the admissibility of tangible and digital evidence in court
- Recall techniques for preserving the confidentiality of internal investigations
- Grapple with common challenges faced when enforcing legal judgments
- Identify the most common types of fraud schemes
- Identify methods for collecting relevant information from internal and external sources
ADVANCED PREPARATION: NONE
FIELD OF STUDY: SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE
LAST UPDATED: JUNE 2018
DELIVERY METHOD: QAS SELF-STUDY
Table of Contents:
- Lesson 1: Introduction
- Lesson 2: Deciding Whether to Conduct an Investigation
- Lesson 3: Planning the Investigation
- Lesson 4: Fraud Examination Methodology
- Lesson 5: Steps in a Fraud Examination
- Lesson 6: Collecting Documentary Evidence
- Lesson 7: Legal Requirements Related to Document Collection
- Lesson 8: Digital Evidence
- Lesson 9: Internal Sources of Documentary Evidence
- Lesson 10: External Sources of Documentary Evidence
- Lesson 11: Organizing Documentary Evidence
- Lesson 12: Preserving the Confidentiality of the Investigation
- Lesson 13: Employees' Rights and Duties During an Internal Investigation
- Lesson 14: Employees' Privacy Rights During an Internal Investigation
- Lesson 15: Criminal Actions for Fraud
- Lesson 16: Remedies in a Criminal Fraud Case
- Lesson 17: Civil Actions for Fraud
- Lesson 18: Establishing Elements of Fraud Claims
- Lesson 19: Federal Criminal Statutes Pertaining to Fraud
- Lesson 20: Discharging Employees
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