How to Detect and Prevent Financial Statement Fraud

Cover of the workbook How to Detect and Prevent Financial Statement Fraud
Course Level
Delivered via
20 Credits
How to Detect and Prevent Financial Statement Fraud


How to Detect and Prevent Financial Statement Fraud provides an overview of financial statement fraud, including why it is committed and what the motives are behind it. It also explores the types of financial statement fraud and reviews the investigation techniques used to detect these schemes. Finally, the course includes interactive, practical problems and case studies to illustrate these important concepts with real-life scenarios.

Online Video:


Basic knowledge of financial transactions and accounting

You Will Learn How To:

Ascertain why financial statement fraud should be detected and prevented

Discern accounting standards and their application to financial statements

Distinguish what guidance and principles can be used to assess the potential for financial statement fraud

Identify financial statement fraud schemes and methods used to detect and prevent them

Recognize the roles of those responsible for the detection and prevention of financial statement fraud

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 20
Advanced Preparation: NONE
Last Updated: July 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.

Online CPE Exam Grading

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:

Online CPE exam grading available for this course:

Online Grading Guide

Ordering and Returns

Satisfaction Guarantee

If you are not 100% satisfied with any ACFE product, you may return it to us, provided it is in excellent condition, for a full refund of the item minus the cost of shipping. Toolkits and bundles may only be returned as a complete set.

Ordering & Returns Policy