COVID-19, Fake Charities and Crowdfunding Schemes

Covid19 and Fake Charities Crowdfunding Schemes
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0.2 Credits
COVID-19 Fake Charities and Crowd Funding Schemes


In the wake of a disaster, it is human nature to help others. But just as there are many people willing to selflessly open their wallets, there are also many fraudsters looking to divert those funds with fabricated charities and other money-raising schemes. In this course, you will learn about COVID-19-related fake charities and crowdfunding schemes and how to avoid falling victim to them.



You Will Learn How To:

Recognize charity and crowdfunding schemes related to the COVID-19 pandemic

Apply strategies to avoid fake charities and crowdfunding schemes related to the COVID-19 pandemic

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 0.2
NASBA Information: Auditing
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: June 2022
Delivery Method: Nano Learning

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


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