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Inventory, Expense & Payroll Fraud


Total Credits: 2 including 2 Auditing- Technical

Average Rating:
   4.5
Category:
Accounting and Auditing |  ACPEN Industry Institute
Faculty:
Dennis F. Dycus
Course Levels:
Intermediate
Duration:
2 Hours
License:
Access for 30 day(s) after program date.


Description

Oh how do I love thee ….. let me count the ways.  Oh how can I steal from thee ---- the ways cannot be numbered!  This program is a very condensed presentation on some of the more common ways that inventory, expense and payroll fraud can be committed.  We could talk all day and still not cover all of the ways.  Inventory fraud is one of my favorite ways to steal ….. because it’s so easy …. and we’ll talk about how and why.  And unless we get really greedy, we can probably get away with it for years!  And then there’s expense fraud!  Depending on the circumstances, there are usually so many opportunities to commit fraud that it’s hard to choose just one …. so we often steal three or four ways!  And lastly, there’s payroll fraud.   Depending on the circumstances, there can be significant opportunities related to payroll fraud.  We’ll talk about those circumstance and how we, I mean a fraudster, could take advantage of them.  After attending this presentation, you may not look at any of these three areas the same.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Recognizing opportunity
  • Identifying indicators of fraud
  • Relying less on documentation rather than what supports it
  • Identify unusual transactions
  • Justifying overtime
  • Rationalization of expenses

Major Subjects
  • Auditing
  • Fraud

Course Materials

Faculty

Dennis F. Dycus Related seminars and products: 11

CFE, CPA, CGFM


Mr. Dennis F. Dycus, CFE, CPA, CGFM, presently serves as the Director of the Division of Municipal Audit for the Office of the Comptroller of the Treasury, State of Tennessee. The Division is responsible for the annual audit of all municipalities, utility districts, school activity and cafeteria funds, housing authorities, certain not-for-profit organizations and other quasi-governmental entities in the State of Tennessee. In addition, the Division’s staff conducts numerous audits for fraud, waste and abuse each year. From the beginning of his career with a national accounting firm, through the last 37 years of involvement with the audits of all forms of governmental entities, he brings a wealth of practical experience to his presentations. A graduate of Western Kentucky University, Mr. Dycus is a frequent guest speaker/lecturer for various college business/accounting classes, professional associations, local, state and national conferences and not-for-profit organizations. In 1996, the Eta Omicron Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi presented him with the Distinguished Alumnus Award in recognition of his support of the WKU Accounting Department. A 1986 graduate of the Tennessee Government Executive Institute, Mr. Dycus is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants where he previously served on the Members in Government Committee, the Ad Hoc CPE Curriculum Task Force on Government and the National CPE Curriculum Subcommittee. He is also a member of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Government Accountants, where he previously served as chapter president; the Government Finance Officers Association, and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, where he also served as chapter president and is a former member of both the Association’s Board of Regent and ACFE Foundation as well as a member of their instructor faculty on a national basis. In June, 2005, the Middle Tennessee Chapter honored him with the designation of president emeritus in recognition of his longstanding contributions to the chapter. For the last several years, Mr. Dycus has developed and/or conducted training programs in all fifty states, Puerto Rico, Guam, Canada and Europe, for organizations such as the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners; the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; numerous state CPA societies; the Government Finance Officers Association; the Association of Government Accountants; the National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers; Westcott Communications, Inc.; the Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe; New York Presbyterian Hospital; IBM; HCA; NYC Presbyterian Hospital, Saturn, Inc.; the US Department of Labor; the Government Accountability Office; the Internal Revenue Service; Bisk Education, Inc.; Nichols Education, Inc.; numerous state audit organizations and individual professional firms. He is a frequent speaker at various professional conferences, both on a local and national level. In 1989 and again in 1997, he was the recipient of the AGA's, National Education and Training Award and has been presented with several Outstanding Discussion Leader Awards by both the Tennessee and Florida Societies of Certified Public Accountants. In 1998 he was honored with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiner’s, Distinguished Achievement Award for his meritorious service in the detection and deterrence of fraud and in 2001 was one of only three individuals to receive the designation as a Fellow of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners in recognition for his contribution to expanding the Association’s body of knowledge toward the detection of fraud. In 2003 he was the recipient of the Tennessee Society of CPA’s first ever, Outstanding CPA in Government Award and in 2004 received the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners’ Outstanding CFE in Government Award. In 2009 he was recognized as a Friend of the Association by the Tennessee Association of Utility Districts for his contribution to the utility industry in Tennessee. This was only the second such recognition the association had made in its 52 year history. In addition, he has authored articles on auditing for fraud for national publications.


Dates

Tue, Oct 29, 2019 - 02:00p to 04:00p CDT
Wed, Nov 20, 2019 - 08:00a to 10:00a CST
Thu, Dec 12, 2019 - 10:00a to 12:00p CST
Fri, Jan 03, 2020 - 09:00a to 11:00a CST
Mon, Jan 20, 2020 - 11:00a to 01:00p CST
Tue, Feb 11, 2020 - 01:00p to 03:00p CST
Wed, Mar 04, 2020 - 03:00p to 05:00p CST
Thu, Mar 26, 2020 - 10:00a to 12:00p CDT
Fri, Apr 17, 2020 - 12:00p to 02:00p CDT
Tue, May 05, 2020 - 02:00p to 04:00p CDT
Tue, May 26, 2020 - 08:00a to 10:00a CDT
Wed, Jun 17, 2020 - 10:00a to 12:00p CDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For External and internal auditors, fraud examiners
Original Recording Date 06/27/2019
Yellow Book No
Course Developer Dennis Dycus
Date Added to Catalog 06/11/2019

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Total Reviews: 8

Comments

Lori F

"Excellent Great examples of actual frauds."

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