Course ID: KPPONZI

What CPAs Need to Know About Detecting and Preventing Ponzi Schemes

Learn from the expert who literally “wrote the book (actually 4)” on Ponzi schemes.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • Take home the skills and knowledge to:
  • Spot Ponzi fraudsters
  • Recognize if you or your clients might be a target
  • How and why Ponzi schemers you or your clients are a target
  • The simple due diligence steps to protect yourself and clients

MAJOR TOPICS

Kathy will share secrets from 2 of her 4 books on Ponzi schemes: 1. Ponzi Proof Your Investments: An Investor’s Guide to Avoiding Ponzi Schemes 2. The Ponzi Book: A Legal Resource for Unraveling Ponzi Schemes What you’ll learn:

  • How to spot the red flags of fraud
  • How to analyze and evaluate financials
  • Best practices for a thorough fraud investigation
  • How to analyze the company’s paperwork
  • How to best investigate publicly available information
  • How to evaluate the business model
  • How to analyze the corporate structure
  • How to evaluate operational issues
  • What not to believe
  • The typical promises Ponzi fraudsters use to get smart people to let their guard down

DESIGNED FOR
Executives, CFOs, Controllers, investigators, regulators, forensic accountants, CPAs, fraud examiners and attorneys

FIELD OF STUDY
Accounting

PREREQUISITES
None

COURSE PRODUCER
The Pros & The Cons

CPE CREDITS
4.0

LEVEL
Intermediate

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