Fraud Examination Techniques Workshop

Course Level
21 Credits


This advanced course takes place in a uniquely interactive learning environment where you will work on two actual fraud cases that have been modified for teaching purposes. Working through these scenarios, you will simulate many aspects of a real case, such as:  

  • Interviewing a suspect and trying to obtain an admission.
  • Compiling evidence and building your case.
  • Offering testimony and being cross-examined. 

By understanding how it feels to be part of a small team working on a real investigation, you will acquire the case experience and know-how you need to excel as a fraud examiner. 



A solid understanding of the legal, financial, investigative, and criminological principles of fraud prevention, detection, and examination; Experience conducting fraud examinations

You Will Learn How To:

Plan and execute complex fraud examinations

Avoid legal issues, ranging from workplace searches to electronic communication, during your investigation

Strengthen your evidence-gathering skills by determining what items are relevant and how they should be collected and interpreted

Implement advanced analytical techniques for detecting common fraud schemes

Improve your ability to use technology and the latest computer software

Prepare for and conduct critical interviews of both witnesses and suspects pertinent to the case

Testify under direct and cross-examination

CPE Information

This course fulfills the annual ethics CPE requirement for CFEs. Learn more about the ethics CPE requirements for CFEs.
CPE Credit: 21
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group-Live

Credit by Field of Study

Accounting: 1.6
Auditing: 7.2
Business Law: 4
Information Technology: 0.8
Specialized Knowledge: 1
Behavioral Ethics: 1.6
Communications and Marketing: 4.8

Course Fees

Pricing varies by event location or format. Please view the individual event page for the most accurate pricing.


Event Cancellation Policy

Our cancellation policy is intended to keep costs low for attendees. Due to financial obligations incurred by ACFE, Inc., you must cancel your registration prior to the start of the event. Cancellations received less than 14 calendar days prior to an event start date are subject to a $100 administrative fee. No refunds or credits will be given for cancellations received on or after the start date of the event. Those who do not cancel and do not attend are responsible for the full registration fee. Should an event be cancelled or postponed by the ACFE due to unforeseen circumstances, ACFE will process a full refund of registration fees within 30 days of such circumstances becoming known.  The ACFE will attempt to notify affected customers by phone and email after it determines cancellation is necessary.

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