How to Get Your Fraud Case Prosecuted

  • May 21, 2024 1:00 p.m.
  • Central Time (CT)
Course Level
Delivered via
75 minutes


Understanding the components necessary for successfully prosecuting a fraud case is crucial in both state and federal courts. This session will explore the complexities surrounding getting a case accepted for prosecution and ways to ensure your investigations are completed effectively.

In this session, you will explore techniques to effectively establish elements essential for prosecution, learn to assess evidence quality and present it convincingly, and discuss the “why” behind prosecution decisions related to loss calculations and aggravating factors.



You Will Learn How To:

Identify basic elements of fraud for state and federal prosecution.

Assess the quality of a fraud case based upon the “rule of threes.”

Determine the “why” behind cases that are accepted or rejected for prosecution.

Master the steps involved in gathering fraud evidence.

Implement best practices for admission-seeking interviews.

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 1.5
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

Credit by Field of Study

Business Law: 1.5

Registration & Fees

Registration Fee:
Members: $85
Non-Members: $125


Colin Schmitt, CFE - Speaker

Shmitt Colin

Chronos Investigations


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