FAC802 - Fraud Investigation - Advanced

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Subject Title
Fraud Investigation - Advanced

Subject Description

Building on the Fraud Investigations ? Basic subject, and using case studies, this subject will provide students with the skills required to document, control and manage evidence. Students will learn how to reconstruct income, identify and use sources of information, examine procurements and bankruptcy fraud and financial institution fraud schemes. In addition, the subject will examine identify theft, internet and other "cybercrime" activities.

Credit Status
One Credit of the professional requirements in the post-graduate Certificate Programs in Forensic Accounting.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Define and explain the documentation, control and management of evidence.

2. Identify methods used to reconstruct income and describe their application to the business environment.

3. Develop systems and methodologies to maximize the use of public databases.

4. Describe and identify the symptoms of fraud in various schemes, including:

  1. Procurement Fraud
  2. Bankruptcy Fraud
  3. Financial Institution Fraud

5. Describe the symptoms and discuss the ramifications of identity theft, internet and other cyber crime activities.

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