Cooper Group

Fraud Prevention & Detection

According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the average duration of a fraud schemes prior to detection is 24 months. Many of the recent frauds have involved employees working together to avoid detection and bypass systems of control. Frauds involving collusion are often the most difficult to detect. Providing employees with fraud awareness training is an important component of prevention and detection. Let us help you arm your team with the knowledge they need to minimize fraud. Training areas include:

  • Who commits fraud and why
  • Influential Studies of Human Behavior
  • Commonalities of recent frauds
  • What set the stage for the recent scandals and lessons learned
  • What organizations, boards, and auditors can do to minimize fraud
  • Unraveling Corporate Scandals: WorldCom, HealthSouth, Enron, Tyco
  • How frauds are detected
  • Assessing fraud risks and understanding risk indicators
  • Fraud schemes and detection techniques
  • What to do if you suspect fraud
  • What to do if someone is pressuring you to commit fraud
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