Protect yourself and your clients from identity theft, which includes the theft of personal and professional identities. No one is immune from this rising tide of criminal misconduct and as your clients seek your advice, you will be required to perform due diligence in protecting their IDs. Some will even be tasked with investigating the crime. This course addresses the needs of each.
As the instances of identity theft continue, people are clamoring for ways to detect identity theft, protect themselves from becoming a victim, and investigating instances of theft when they strike. Don’t allow you or your client to become the next victim!
A laptop computer, tablet, iPad, smartphone or any other device that can connect to the internet is required for participants of this course as well as a means for participants to connect to the Internet.
• Identify the various means used to commit identity theft and how thieves obtain the information necessary to commit these crimes.
• Describe how to protect personal and professional identities from identity theft.
• Explain how to investigate a case of identity theft, and the steps involved in such investigation.
• Outline keys to success when teaching clients how to implement policies and procedures to protect their identities.
• Identity theft statistics
• Types of identity theft
• Obtaining the victim’s information
• Tools used in identity theft investigations
• Finding identifying information on the Internet
• Investigating identity theft
• Detecting and preventing identity theft
CPAs, forensic accountants, fraud examiners, individuals in the banking and financial services industry, attorneys, law enforcement, and other interested individuals.
Basic knowledge of fraud and related investigations.
Advanced Prep: None
Speaker: Robert Minniti
Field of Study: Accounting & Auditing
CPE Credit: 8 Hours
|Earlybird (through 11/24)
|Standard (after 11/24)
AICPA Members receive an additional $30 off the price of this course. Use promo code AICPA8 at checkout to receive the discount.
Meet the Speaker:
Bob Minniti is the President and Owner of Minniti CPA, LLC. Bob is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Forensic Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Valuation Analyst, and is certified in Financial Forensics. Bob is also a licensed real estate broker in the State of Arizona. 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 has over 20 years of experience in the accounting and real estate industries. He is a professor teaching graduate and undergraduate level courses in accounting, fraud examination, fraud criminology, ethics, forensic accounting, external audit, internal audit, tax, and real estate finance at DeVry University, the University of Phoenix, and Kaplan University. 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, taxes, risk management, financial forecasting and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance work. Bob is an instructor teaching continuing professional education classes for the Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Bob is the Chairman of the Executive Advisory Board of the American Board of Forensic Accounting.