Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination

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About this course: Everyday across the world, thousands of businesses are victimized by fraud. Who commits these bad acts? Why? And, how? In this course we are going to help you answer the questions: who commits fraud, why and how. We’ll also help you develop skills for catching them.

Created by:  West Virginia University
  • Taught by:  Dr. Richard Riley, Ph.D, Louis F. Tanner Distinguished Professor of Public Accounting

    Accounting
  • Taught by:  Dr. Richard Dull, Ph.D, Associate Professor

    Accounting
  • Taught by:  John Gill, J.D., CFE, Vice President - Education

    Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Commitment 5 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week La…

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When you enroll for courses through Coursera you get to choose for a paid plan or for a free plan

  • Free plan: No certicification and/or audit only. You will have access to all course materials except graded items.
  • Paid plan: Commit to earning a Certificate—it's a trusted, shareable way to showcase your new skills.

About this course: Everyday across the world, thousands of businesses are victimized by fraud. Who commits these bad acts? Why? And, how? In this course we are going to help you answer the questions: who commits fraud, why and how. We’ll also help you develop skills for catching them.

Created by:  West Virginia University
  • Taught by:  Dr. Richard Riley, Ph.D, Louis F. Tanner Distinguished Professor of Public Accounting

    Accounting
  • Taught by:  Dr. Richard Dull, Ph.D, Associate Professor

    Accounting
  • Taught by:  John Gill, J.D., CFE, Vice President - Education

    Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
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Syllabus


WEEK 1


The Accidental Fraudster
Who are "accidental" fraudsters? Learn who accidental fraudsters are, the basic elements of fraud, and how devastating the costs of fraud are.


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  1. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: Syllabus
  2. Материал для самостоятельного изучения: Getting the Most from this Course
  3. Video: The Elements of Fraud
  4. Video: Why People Commit Fraud
  5. Video: Fraudster Demographics
  6. Video: Randy Pierce - The Accidental Fraudster
  7. Вопрос для обсуждения: Discussion on Bernie Madoff

Graded: Week 1 Quiz

WEEK 2


The Predator Fraudster
What is a "preditor" fraudster? How do you protect your organization against a preditor fraudster? Learn how internal control concepts and other techniques can help you detect and prevent preditor fraudsters.


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  1. Video: The Predator Fraudster
  2. Video: Attributes of a Predator
  3. Video: Internal Control Concepts
  4. Video: How to Detect and Prevent Financial Statement Fraud - Crazy Eddie
  5. Вопрос для обсуждения: Discussion on Lance Armstrong

Graded: Week 2 Quiz

WEEK 3


Big Data, Benford's Law and Financial Analytics
What is "big data"? Learn how data analysis, Benford analysis and other tools can help you identify fraudulent activities.


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  1. Video: Using Data and Technology for Fraud Detection and Investigation
  2. Video: Data Analysis Tools
  3. Video: Benford Analysis
  4. Video: Availability of Data and Text Analysis
  5. Video: Making Crime Pay: How to Locate Hidden Assets - Steve Comisar
  6. Вопрос для обсуждения: Discussion on Edward Snowden

Graded: Week 3 Quiz

WEEK 4


Cyber-Crime and Money Laundering: Contemporary Tools and Techniques.
Money laundering. This week’s session will introduce you to the objectives and stages of money laundering as well as the basic techniques used.


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  1. Video: Money Laundering
  2. Video: Money Laundering Basics
  3. Video: Money Laundering Schemes
  4. Video: Making Crime Pay: How to Locate Hidden Assets - Money Laundering
  5. Вопрос для обсуждения: Discussion on combating cross-jurisdictional crime

Graded: Week 4 Quiz

WEEK 5


Whistleblowing
Everything you need to know about whistleblowing. Learn the importance of whistleblowing and the difficulty of being a whistleblower.


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  1. Video: Whistleblowing
  2. Video: WorldCom Fraud
  3. Video: The Choice to be a Whistleblower
  4. Video: ZZZZ Best and Barry Minkow
  5. Video: Final Thoughts
  6. Вопрос для обсуждения: Discussion on Cynthia Cooper & Betty Vinson

Graded: Week 5 Quiz
Graded: Final Exam
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