Fraud Focus - Where to Focus Your Fraud Efforts

Field: Fraud | Delivery Method: Self Study | CPE Hours: 1.0

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Fraud impacts every person and every organization. Regardless of size, structure, geography, or demographics, every organization is subject to fraud ... and in many organizations management expects internal audit to catch fraud.

There are three major categories of fraud. Do you know what they are?

There are three things that when present increase the likelihood of fraud. Do you know what they are?

There are different types of fraud and some have a much bigger impact on organizations. Do you know what they are?

In this discussion, Lynn Fountain and Jason Mefford will review information on the top fraud schemes by focusing on the three categories, and evaluate the most common schemes by industry.

This will help you know where best to focus your fraud efforts in your organization.
Learning Objectives
- Explore top fraud schemes per the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
- Explore top corruption schemes.
- Explore top financial statement schemes.
- Explore top asset misappropriation schemes.
- Identify industries who suffer the highest number of frauds.
- Identify industries who suffer the highest median loss due to frauds.

Field: Fraud
Delivery Method: Group
CPE Hours: 1.0
Format: Video

Your Instructor

Lynn Fountain
Lynn Fountain

Consultant, CPA, CGMA, CRMA, MBA, Past Chief Audit Executive

Business Consultant, Trainer, Author

Ms. Fountain has over 40 years of experience spanning public accounting, industry accounting and consulting. Sixteen years of that experience has been in the field of internal audit, risk managment and process improvement. She is well adept to assist your organization evaluate business strategy, perform risk assessments, establish a Sarbanes-Oxley process, synergizing internal audit processes or perform process improvement projects.

As a past corporate executive Lynn has a passion for working with professionals to enhance their processes and provide leading edge education. She has authored and delivered hundreds of training courses for accounting, finance and audit professionals. Her training is filled with not just theory but real world application.

Ms. Fountain has authored three technical publications:

-Leading the Internal Audit Function 

-Raise the Red Flag

-Ethics and the Internal Auditor's political dilemma

Lynn is a recognized leader in the internal audit profession as well as a recognized business professional.  

Ms. Fountain obtained her BSBA from Pittsburg State University and her MBA from Washburn University in Kansas. She has active, current CPA, CGMA, and CRMA credentials.

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