Fraud: Recent Findings, Red Flags and Corruption Schemes

Risk management, internal control


Fraud: Recent Findings, Red Flags and Corruption Schemes

Speaker: Glenn L. Helms

  • Format


  • Duration

    2.5 hours

Learn how fraud schemes are perpetrated, how much is stolen and what controls can be installed to prevent and detect these schemes.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify the findings and implications of major fraud studies
  • Identify red flags associated with various types of fraud schemes
  • Apply preventive and detective controls concerning non-traditional fraud schemes
  • Recognise the characteristics, similarities and differences between Ponzi, Asset Flip, and corruption schemes
  • Distinguish a particular fraud scheme to specific landmark cases

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How are fraud schemes perpetrated? Who are the perpetrators? How much is stolen? What controls can be installed to prevent and detect these schemes?

These and other questions are answered by a review of landmark fraud studies and a list of the Top Ten Fraud Schemes, based upon these studies, is provided.

You will also receive an in-depth review of fraud red flags for non-traditional fraud schemes.

Topics discussed:

  • In-depth review of classic and recent non-traditional fraud cases: ZeekRewards, HealthSouth, Apple Computers, Yelp, and others
  • Results of recent notable fraud studies
  • Conflicts of interest and other policies
  • Distinctions between Ponzi and Pyramid schemes
  • Conflicts of interest (purchasing and sales schemes), Bribery (kickbacks and bid rigging), Ponzi, and other schemes
  • SEC Response to Madoff Ponzi Scheme

Who should take this course?

  • Accounting and finance professionals

Professional development

All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Duration:2.5 hours
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

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  • Glenn L. Helms

    Dr. Glenn L. Helms was the Arthur Young Fellow in IT Auditing at the University of Houston and has served as Director of Certification for the International Certified Information Systems Auditor program. He has served on numerous national and international academic and professional committees including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountant’s Auditing Standards Board’s Computer Auditing Subcommittee and its Specialized Accreditation Board.

    Dr. Helms has presented over 2,000 professional seminars throughout North and South America, Europe, and Asia. He has published over 60 articles in a wide range of practitioner and academic journals. He has served on the editorial advisory boards of several national and international journals. His books address security, controls and fraud in a variety of environments. He has numerous years experience in public accounting and serves as a consultant to various organizations including CPA firms, financial institutions, and large and small entities.

    He has authored numerous CPE courses including – The Top Ten Fraud Schemes – How to Detect and Prevent Them, Purchasing, Inventory and Cash Disbursements: Common Frauds and Internal Controls, Revenue and Cash Receipts: Common Frauds and Internal Controls, Internal Control Essentials for Financial Managers, Accountants, and Auditors, Forensic Accounting Investigative Practices, and IT Risk and Controls in Traditional and Emerging Environments Dr. Helms is a multiple year recipient of the Don Farmer Award, and also the Outstanding Discussion Leader Award from the AICPA for every year that the award has been presented. He has received similar awards from state societies and universities.