A Celebration of Heroes: Working with Whistleblowers

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2 Credits


In A Celebration of Heroes, James Holzrichter draws from his personal experience blowing the whistle at Northrop Grumman to outline how anti-fraud professionals can encourage and support whistleblowers. Learn how to recognize and support auditors and other professionals responsible for keeping companies honest and how you can support the development of an ethical culture at your organization with this celebration of heroes.


Working knowledge of fraud and fraud schemes

You Will Learn How To:

Recognize the characteristics of typical whistleblowers

Recall the relevant details of the Northrop Grumman case

Recognize the purpose and requirements of the False Claims Act

Identify best practices for working with whistleblowers

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


James H. Holzrichter - Speaker


CPE Credit

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  • Internet access: High-speed connection recommended
  • Speakers required for video sound

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