Our focus is to reduce the overall risk of fraud. To that end, this course focuses on what factors contribute to turning honest employees into fraudsters. Discussion will include integrity and ethics, as well as how people may react in certain situations. We will also touch upon what lurks in the darknet along with cryptocurrency fraud.
Fraud’s cost - ACFE’s Report to the Nations; Ancillary costs, Current economy - Microeconomics; Analyses, COSO’s Internal Control Framework - Principle #1 - Integrity/Ethics; Principle #8 - Fraud Risk Assessment; Errors & Irregularities - Does the auditor determine if fraud occurs? Power of morale - Shrink the fraud triangle; Motivation Deviant workplace behavior, Historic schemes, Why good folks go bad - What studies indicate; Five interesting findings; Red flags, Combating fraud with controls, Fraud prevention checklists, The Dark Web
Understand the prevalence of fraud, Realize how organizations may cause fraud without realizing it, Comprehend the cost of fraud, See how the new COSO Framework for Internal Control focuses on fraud, Understand the importance of the environment, Recognize potential tipoffs to fraudulent behavior, Comprehend information that indicates how some people respond differently to certain factors, Understand that there are many layers in fraud defense
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Marty Van Wagoner
Child, Van Wagoner & Bradshaw, PLLC / Salt Lake City, UT
Marty Van Wagoner is a partner at Child, Van Wagoner & Bradshaw, PLLC, (CVB) a firm specializing in national and international SEC clients, subsidized housing entities and taxes. He earned a BA in accounting and an MBA at the University of Utah, after which he went directly to work for KPMG. In his ten years at KPMG he specialized in the audits of manufacturing companies. After KPMG, he worked about a year and a half at placement agencies and then formed his own CPA firm.
During that time Marty did contract work quite consistently with the same individuals; it was decided they formally join forces to create (CVB). His emphasis at CVB is the audit of SEC filing companies with an emphasis on international businesses.
Non-Member Price $349.00
Member Price $249.00