Conversation with a Fraudster: Brett Johnson

Conversation with a Fraudster Brett Johnson
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2 Credits


Cybercrime continues to plague businesses and individuals with losses estimated in the trillions worldwide. In this on-demand webinar, John Gill, J.D., CFE, ACFE vice president of education, interviews convicted fraudster Brett Johnson, who was given the moniker "The Original Internet Godfather" by the U.S. Secret Service. Johnson built and ran the first organized cybercrime community. Learn how someone with a $2,000 computer can use it to steal millions and how to protect your organizations (and yourself) from internet crimes and identity theft.



You Will Learn How To:

Determine how cybercriminals differ from occupational fraudsters

Identify how organizations are vulnerable to cyberfraud

Recognize how organizations and individuals can help protect themselves from cyberfraud

Recall why online fraud is so prevalent

Recognize motivations and rationalizations for fraud

CPE Information

This course fulfills the annual ethics CPE requirement for CFEs. Learn more about the ethics CPE requirements for CFEs.
CPE Credit: 2 Credits
NASBA Information: Behavioral Ethics
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: May 2023
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study


John D. Gill, J.D., CFE - Speaker

John Gill

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners


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