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The Rise of Virtual Currencies: Innovative Technology and Novel Schemes

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The Rise of Virtual Currencies: Innovative Technology and Novel Schemes


The Rise of Virtual Currencies: Innovative Technology and Novel Schemes provides an overview of virtual currencies with background information that includes basic terminology, and how virtual currencies function and what they are used for. This course also discusses the potentially fraudulent applications of virtual currencies, providing an overview of what anti-fraud professionals need to know about virtual currencies and their potentially fraudulent applications in this ACFE webinar. It will include an overview of possible schemes — such as misrepresentations, money laundering, illicit payments and Ponzi schemes — with an exploration of specific cases. Lastly, this course covers how different countries are reacting to the rise of virtual currencies.



You Will Learn How To:

Examine the ways governments are responding to virtual currencies

Identify trends in the realm of virtual currencies, such as initial coin offerings (ICOs)

Identify the possible fraudulent applications of virtual currencies

Recall background information and terminology related to virtual currencies

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 2 Credits
NASBA Information: Specialized Knowledge
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: May 2018
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study


Jordan Underhill, J.D., CFE - 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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