Fundamentals of Computer and Internet Fraud

Cover of Fundamentals of Computer and Internet Fraud
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18 Credits


As technology becomes more sophisticated, fraudsters find new ways to commit fraud with computers. This self-study course is written especially for professionals who are responsible for preventing and detecting fraudulent computer schemes.



You Will Learn How To:

Identify common computer-related schemes and the methods used to carry them out

Determine the ways in which unauthorized access to computer systems can be accomplished

Recognize the threats of Internet and e-commerce fraud and their associated mitigation strategies

Identify appropriate procedures for collecting and handling digital evidence so that it will later be accepted by a court

Connect computer-related misconduct to legal violations

Ascertain legal concerns regarding computer and Internet fraud investigations

Discern potential criminal and civil actions that might result from fraud investigations

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 18
NASBA Information: Information Technology
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: February 2024
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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Online grading is available for ACFE self-study workbook courses. Complete the course offline at your convenience, but take the exam online the moment you're ready. Featuring instant exam results and a printable certificate, online grading offers a quick and convenient way to earn CPE.

Benefits of online grading include:

  • Instant exam results
  • Printable CPE certificate
  • Complete the course at your own pace
  • Take the exam online the moment you're ready


The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

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