Fraud Examination 101

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2 Credits


Fraud Examination 101 provides a step-by-step overview of the fraud examination process, explaining the core concepts of an examination. This course is the perfect introduction for someone new to, or unfamiliar with, the anti-fraud profession, or a comprehensive review for experts in the field.

Key Takeaways: 

  • Axioms of fraud examination
  • Strategies for planning an investigation
  • Characteristics of a successful fraud examiner
  • How to select an investigation team
  • The steps of a fraud examination
  • The basics of interviewing



You Will Learn How To:

Ascertain the axioms of fraud investigation

Recall the characteristics of a successful fraud examiner

Identify approaches to selecting an investigation team

Recognize strategies for planning an investigation

Identify the basics of interviewing

Recognize the steps of a fraud investigation

Table of Contents

Lesson 1 Introduction
Lesson 2 Axioms of Fraud Examination
Lesson 3 The Purpose of the Fraud Examination
Lesson 4 Deciding Whether to Conduct an Investigation
Lesson 5 Characteristics of a Fraud Examiner
Lesson 6 Selecting the Investigative Team
Lesson 7 Planning the Investigation
Lesson 8 Fraud Examination Methodology
Lesson 9 Evidence Collection and Organization
Lesson 10 Interviewing
Lesson 11 Emerging Technological Trends

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 2
NASBA Information: Auditing
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: August 2023
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study


CPE Credit

Please note: To be eligible for CPE credit, you must complete the final exam within one year of purchase date. You may only claim CPE credit for a course once.

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System Requirements:

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

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