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Aug 2016


Hotel: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Los Angeles Downtown 120 South Los Angeles Street Los Angeles , California 9001
Tel: (800) 385-1627
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Seminar on Detecting and Preventing Asset Misappropriations & Financial Statement Frauds



This course will review fraud schemes used to commit financial statement fraud and misappropriate assets from organizations. Fraud schemes committed by employees, customers, vendors, management, and outsiders will be discussed. Various internal controls that can help prevent and detect these types of fraud will be reviewed. Additionally, the procedures for performing a risk assessment for fraud will be explained. There will be case studies of specific frauds that cover how the fraud occurred, how the fraud was discovered, and what could have been done to prevent the fraud from occurring.

Why should you attend?

Occupational fraud is an ongoing concern for all businesses. The ability to detect fraud is based on an understanding of how frauds occur. This course will also help participants develop skills in recognizing the red flags for fraud and creating and improving anti-fraud controls for businesses. Real world examples of asset misappropriation schemes and financial statement frauds will be presented so the participants can get a feel for how and why these frauds occur. We will discuss developing anti-fraud controls to help prevent and detect asset misappropriations and financial statement frauds.

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • Asset Misappropriation Schemes
  • Financial Statement Fraud Schemes
  • Internal controls designed to prevent fraud
  • Internal controls designed to detect fraud
  • Occupational fraud
  • Customer fraud
  • Vendor fraud
  • Fraud prevention
  • Fraud investigations
  • Fraud Risk Assessment

Who will benefit:

  • Professions in accounting fields such as Certified Public Accountants
  • Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Internal Auditors
  • External Auditors
  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Controllers
  • Accounting Managers
  • Operations Managers and Business Owners would benefit from taking this course.
  • Additionally anyone working in an accounting department or operations, who is responsible for accounting transactions, or compliance procedures within an organization would learn about assessing the risk of asset misappropriations and financial statement frauds and determining the effectiveness of the internal controls designed to prevent or detect these types of fraud.


Lecture 1:

How fraud affects an organization

  • Asset Misappropriation Schemes
    • Cash Schemes
      • Larceny
      • Skimming
      • Lapping
      • Refund Schemes
      • Credit Card Fraud

Lecture 2:

Asset Misappropriation Schemes

Cash Schemes (Continued)

  • Write-Off Schemes
  • Sales Fraud
  • Receivables Fraud
  • Fake Checks
  • Counterfeit Currency

Lecture 3:

Asset Misappropriation Schemes

Fraudulent Disbursements

  • Billing Schemes
  • Payroll Schemes
  • Expense Reimbursement Schemes
  • Check Tampering
  • Register Disbursement Frauds
  • Credit Card Frauds

Lecture 4:

Asset Misappropriation Schemes

Non-Cash Schemes

  • Misuse of assets
  • Larceny
  • Inventory Frauds
  • Fixed Asset Frauds
  • Intangible Asset Frauds

Day 2:

Lecture 1:

Financial Statement Frauds

  • Financial Statement Manipulation
  • Misrepresentation of Financial Statements
  • Intentional Misapplication of GAAP

Lecture 2:

Developing a fraud risk assessment

  • Asset Misappropriations
  • Financial Statement Frauds
  • Corruption

Lecture 3:

Designing internal controls to prevent fraud
Designing internal controls to detect fraud
The COSO Framework on Internal Control

Lecture 4:

What to do when fraud occurs


Robert Minniti

 Minniti CPA, LLC   

Bob is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Forensic Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Valuation Analyst, Certified in Financial Forensics, Master Analyst in Financial Forensics, Chartered Global Management Accountant, and is a licensed private investigator. Bob is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in business administration at Walden University. Bob received his MBA degree and Graduate Certificate in Accounting from DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management, and received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix. Bob is a professor teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in accounting, fraud examination, fraud criminology, ethics, forensic accounting, external audit, internal audit, tax, and real estate finance at DeVry University, Grand Canyon University, Northwestern University, and the University of Phoenix. He has designed graduate and undergraduate courses for Grand Canyon University, Northwestern University, and Anthem College. He is a writer and public speaker. He has experience in forensic accounting, fraud examinations, financial audits, internal audits, compliance audits, real estate valuations, business valuations, real estate financing, internal control development, business continuation planning, risk management, financial forecasting and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance work. Bob is an instructor teaching continuing professional education classes for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Compliance Online, CPE Link. AccountingEd, Global Compliance Panel, Clear Law Institute and various state CPA Societies. Bob served on the American Board of Forensic Accounting for 5 years the final two years as Chairman of the Board. He also served on the Board of the American College of Forensic Examiners for two years.

Location: Los Angeles, CA Date: August 11th & 12th, 2016 Time: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Los Angeles Downtown 

Address:  120 South Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles, California, 90012, USA

Price: $895.00   (Seminar fee for One Delegate)

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