Fraud Prevention/Detection/Reporting

The Madoff Fraud: An Inside Look

Course Overview
The name Bernie Madoff is infamous for its association with a Ponzi scheme that went undetected for nearly twenty years and ruined innumerable lives. In this segment, H. David Kotz, who served as Inspector General for the SEC at the time the Madoff scheme was uncovered, discusses what he learned from this high profile fraud and outlines the steps that should be taken to respond to suspected corporate fraud, including the proper conduct of internal interviews to determine the facts.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Recognize why some fraud investigations fail;
  • Identify steps an organization can take to deter fraud;
  • Recognize how to respond to corporate fraud;

Content Partner:

SmartPros Ltd.

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Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

Work experience in financial reporting or auditing, or an introductory course in accounting

Speaker / Author:

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS


Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $24.95


Course Code : 99SPK19

Release Date : 11/09/2016
Expire Date : 01/01/2021
Credits :
CPE 1.00
QAS 1.00

Length : 50min
Course Level : Update
Course Type : Self-Study
Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Accounting

Theme : Fraud Prevention/Detection/Reporting

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