10 Infamous Fraud Cases of the 21st Century

10 Infamous Fraud Cases of the 21st Century
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4 Credits


In this self-study course, learn from 10 infamous fraud cases to better protect your clients, employers and the general public from similar schemes. Fraud cases include the WorldCom scandal, Madoff’s Ponzi scheme and the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) scandal.

Key Takeaways:

  • Introductions and background information for all cases
  • Insights to how each scheme was perpetrated and detected
  • Recommendations to prevent future frauds
  • Lessons learned for each case



You Will Learn How To:

Identify the major players involved in infamous fraud cases and the methods they used to conduct their schemes

Analyze the aftermath and impacts of various frauds

Recognize lessons learned from fraud cases, as well as recommendations to prevent similar frauds from occurring in the future

Table of Contents

Lesson 1 Worldcom
Lesson 2 Bernard Madoff
Lesson 3 FIFA
Lesson 4 Olympus
Lesson 5 GlaxoSmithKline
Lesson 6 Siemens
Lesson 7 Target
Lesson 8 HealthSouth
Lesson 9 Enron
Lesson 10 AIG

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 4
NASBA Information: Auditing
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: May 2023
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study


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  • Internet access: High-speed connection recommended
  • Speakers required for video sound

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