Understanding the Mindset of a Fraudster
What drives an employee to commit fraud? Is it pressure or greed? Take a deep dive into the pressures, motivations and rationalizations that lead certain individuals to commit fraud.
Understanding the path a fraudster takes from employee to criminal, can help you strengthen your anti-fraud initiatives or make your fraud examinations more successful. Learn how you can use behavioral science knowledge in all parts of your examination to make them more effective.
Through discussions of human behavior, video interviews with convicted fraudsters and interactive problem-solving, you will gain a deeper understanding of motivations and personality traits common to many fraudsters. Then, you will apply the knowledge of what drives individuals to commit fraud to the development of strategies for preventing it.
You Will Learn How To:
Recognize common characteristics of fraud perpetrators
See what societal and organizational factors can lead to fraud
Recognize red flags of employee behavior
Use behavioral knowledge to enhance your fraud examination
Design anti-fraud programs to include behavioral characteristics
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