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Frequent Frauds Found in Governments and Not-For-Profits (110-16)
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What common frauds occur in governments and not-for-profits and how could they have been avoided? Through an informative case study approach, this course illustrates common frauds that make headlines and damage the reputations of government and not-for-profit organizations. Recognizing fraudulent or deceptive practices is not always easy...

9/23/2016
When: Friday, September 23, 2016
7:30 AM - 3:45 PM
Where: UACPA Training Room
136 S Main Street Suite 510
Salt Lake City, Utah  84101
United States
Presenter: Bruce Shepard
Contact: April Deneault
801-466-8022


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Acronym FFGN16
CPE 8 hours
Category
Governmental
Level Intermediate
Vendor AICPA
Who should attend

Auditors and accounting and
financial professionals of
governmental and not-for-profit organizations

Prerequisite
Knowledge of government and not-for-profit sectors
Fees: Early Bird
(through 9/9)
Standard
(after 9/9)
Member $257 $285
Non-Member: N/A
$340

AICPA Members receive an additional $30 off the price of this course. Use promo code AICPA8 at checkout to receive the discount.

The Member rate applies to UACPA members and reciprocal state society members. To register online, use the ‘Register’ button above. To register by phone, call the UACPA at 801.466.8022, Monday through Friday, 8am to 4pm.

Description 
What common frauds occur in governments and not-for-profits and how could they have been avoided? Through an informative case study
approach, this course illustrates common frauds that make headlines and damage the reputations of government and not-for-profit organizations. Recognizing fraudulent or deceptive practices is not always easy, but this course will sharpen your forensic skills with techniques to help you to uncover fraudulent activities in the governmental and not-for-profit environments.Specific topics include:

  • Interim financial reporting
  • Misappropriation of benefits
  • Personnel fraud
  • Grant expense allocations
  • Management override
  • Pledges and contributions
  • Personal use of public assets
  • Fictitious employees
  • Misappropriation of assets

Objectives

  • Determine how interim fraudulent reporting may impact planned reliance on internal controls and any related audit procedures.
  • Recall how personnel policies and procedures can be circumvented and lead to possible fraud or abuse.
  • Recognize potential ways to follow up on noted indications of fraud, abuse, and weaknesses in internal control.
  • Recall how management override of internal controls can lead to possible fraud.
  • Recall how bribes and kickbacks may occur.
  • Recognize how donated assets and capital assets in general might be misappropriated.

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