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Fraud prevention courses for accounting professionals

Fraudsters never sleep. They are forever angling for that indetectable doorway into systems and accounts. In many cases, finance professionals are the last defense against fraud, but the skills needed to be that backstop must stay sharp. Knowing how fraud happens, who turns to fraud, and the latest tricks fraudsters are using is essential. Highly […]

Under AU-C section 240, Consideration of Fraud in a Financial Statement Audit, the auditor is required to evaluate whether information obtained from risk assessment procedures and related activities performed indicates that one or more fraud risk factors are present. Management should also be looking for and responding to the presence of accounting fraud risk factors. […]


As CPAs, we toss out the phrase segregation of duties quite a bit. But what does it mean? More importantly, do our clients understand what it means or why its important? Learn how to detect a segregation of duties by breaking a single transaction into 4 phases.


Charlie Blanton, CPA, expert in fraud and abuse in not-for-profit entities and governments, offers his advice for not-for-profits when it comes to fraud protection.