Legal Issues in Fraud Examinations, U.S. Edition

Legal Issues in Fraud Examinations U S Edition
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Legal issues can have a dramatic impact on the outcome of your fraud examinations. This course will help you learn to navigate the most common pitfalls, including the legal elements of fraud claims, the rules of evidence, privacy rights and other issues relevant to fraud examinations.

Key Takeaways: 

  • Legal elements of fraud
  • Types of fraud claims in civil and criminal cases
  • Types of remedies available in fraud cases
  • Employees’ rights during fraud examinations
  • Legal risks associated with workplace searches
  • Rules and types of evidence



You Will Learn How To:

Identify the legal elements of fraud

Differentiate types of fraud claims in civil and criminal cases

Recognize the most important federal fraud-related statutes

Compare the types of remedies available in fraud cases

Determine employees’ rights during an internal investigation

Recognize the legal risks associated with workplace searches

Identify the rules and types of evidence

Table of Contents

Part I Legal Elements of Fraud Claims
Lesson 1 Introduction
Lesson 2 Common Fraud Claims
Lesson 3 Federal Criminal Law
Lesson 4 Remedies in Fraud Cases
Part II Legal Issues During Fraud Investigations
Lesson 5 Introduction to Fraud Investigations
Lesson 6 Preserving the Confidentiality of the Investigation
Lesson 7 Federal Laws Restricting Access to Information
Lesson 8 Rights and Duties of Employees
Lesson 9 Legal Risks Resulting from Investigations
Part III Rules of Evidence
Lesson 11 Introduction to the Rules of Evidence
Lesson 11 Admissibility of Evidence
Lesson 12 Testimony

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 4
NASBA Information: Business Law
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: August 2023
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study


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