Principles of Fraud Examination

Principles of Fraud Examination
Course Level
28 Credits


Build a solid foundation in fraud prevention, detection and deterrence with Principles of Fraud Examination. Leading practitioners will provide best-practices guidance and expert insight into dealing with the professional challenges you encounter daily. 

Immerse yourself in anti-fraud training while interacting with colleagues and peers. This seminar provides many opportunities to network with your peers, as well as with ACFE staff and faculty members, at group lunches and social functions.



You Will Learn How To:

Interpret the causes of frauds and how to prevent and deter future frauds by detecting red flags

Conduct all steps of a fraud investigation from planning the investigation and interviewing prospective witnesses to report writing

Detect fraudulent financial transactions and conduct fraud risk assessments

Identify occupational fraud schemes and external threats of fraud

Analyze and manage financial information and recognize financial statement fraud

Examine the legal issues that affect fraud examinations including rules of evidence, key legal rights and privacy issues and testifying

CPE Information

This course fulfills the annual ethics CPE requirement for CFEs. Learn more about the ethics CPE requirements for CFEs.
CPE Credit: 28
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group-Live

Credit by Field of Study

Accounting: 3
Business Law: 6
Information Technology: 3
Specialized Knowledge: 8
Behavioral Ethics: 2
Communications and Marketing: 6

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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