Fraud Schemes

Exam Questions: 80
Course Level: Basic
Pages: 314 | Content: 294, Supplemental: 20
NASBA Area of Study: Auditing
Not Acceptable for: Enrolled Agents
Version: 8320

This course will define and describe many types of corporate fraud schemes that all companies should be on the lookout for. It will identify the schemes, note red flags to be aware of, and tools that can be used to offset or avoid the likelihood of the fraud being successful. PLEASE NOTE: The course content contains material from course #8310: Financial Statement Fraud, therefore, we recommend you not take both of these courses in the same CPE reporting period. Not accepted for Enrolled Agents. All course material provided. No prerequisites. Course level: Basic.

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Table of Contents
  • Cash Receipt Schemes and Other Asset Misappropriations
  • Cash Disbursement Schemes
  • Corruption and the Human Factor
  • Financial Statement Fraud
  • To recall the characteristics of various asset misappropriation schemes
  • To recognize the characteristics of various cash disbursement schemes
  • To identify the four classifications of corruption schemes
  • To identify various schemes associated with financial statement fraud

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