Potholes on the Ethical Road from Investigations to Prosecution

Potholes on the Ethical Road
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2.0 Credits
Potholes on the Ethical Road from Investigations to Prosecution


Learn how ethical issues arise throughout the life of a file from investigation to prosecution and the impacts of ethical choices by exploring a series of real-life examples. 

This course provides you with an overview of the sources of ethical guidance for anti-fraud professionals and how to use them. This includes current and practical scenarios for fraud investigations, as well as examples of programs and best practices to ensure the best outcome in the fight against fraud.



You Will Learn How To:

Identify sources of ethical guidance and how to use them for anti-fraud professionals

Recognize the types of ethical issues and dilemmas that can arise during investigations

Determine the impact that decisions relating to ethical issues can have on the outcome of an investigation

Choose best practices in ethical decision making for CFEs

CPE Information

This course fulfills the annual ethics CPE requirement for CFEs. Learn more about the ethics CPE requirements for CFEs.
CPE Credit: 2.0 Credits
NASBA Information: Regulatory Ethics
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: August 2023
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study


Brigeeta C. Richdale - Speaker


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

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: www.nasbaregistry.org/


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