Detection and Prevention of Fraud (AUDT8004)

Detection and Prevention of Fraud

Detection and Prevention of Fraud


Explore the legal statutes on fraud. Learn both the legal and layman's definitions of fraud, and the nature, causes and types of white-collar crimes. Become familiar with your professional audit responsibilities for designing audit procedures to detect fraud. Discover the role of internal controls and supervision in preventing fraud and become familiar with audit procedures proven effective in detecting fraud. Discuss the role of auditors in reporting illegal acts and working with investigators to prosecute fraud. Practice fraud detection methods in case exercises.

This course is part of the Certified Government Auditor (CGA) program, Level 1.

Who Should Attend?

Auditors with financial and performance auditing experience and who seek a practical professional approach to fraud prevention and detection. Program and financial managers will also find the course beneficial.




16 CPE's

Class Type:

This course is currently being offered in the following training modalities:

Learning Outcomes:

  • Define fraud and explain its five elements
  • Describe the classic fraud schemes
  • Cite auditor responsibilities for the prevention and detection of fraud
  • Describe where and how fraud is committed and who commits it
  • Identify indicators/red flags and detection techniques associated with fraud
  • Describe the criminal statutes related to fraud
  • Describe the federal rules of evidence for prosecuting fraud
  • Identify factors of auditor cooperation with investigators; timing and content of investigative referrals

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