Conducting Grant Fraud Investigations

Conducting Grant Fraud Investigations
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2 Credits


This course provides an overview of grant fraud. Learn how individuals apply for and execute federal grants, including commonly used web-based systems. Explore the policies and requirements that apply to federal grants and use your newfound knowledge of the federal grant process and policies to learn how to best investigate grant fraud allegations and prepare for successful prosecutions.



You Will Learn How To:

Compare the differences between contracts and grants

Examine the federal grant process and applicable laws and policies

Identify the red flags of grant fraud

Apply best practices for successful investigations and prosecutions

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 2 Credits
NASBA Information: Auditing (Governmental)
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: January 2022
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study


Robert J. Smolich, CFE - Speaker


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