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Fraud Prevention Techniques for Nonprofits

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Course description

Fraud Prevention Techniques for Nonprofits

Learn about the hottest topics in fraud schemes and learn simple steps for detection and prevention.

Just as closely held and publicly traded corporations are bound by a myriad of federal and state statutes and regulations, nonprofit entities are similarly highly regulated and are even bound by additional requirements, particularly with nonprofit tax status. Unfortunately, many times, those serving as officers, directors, or employees of nonprofits fail to look at their entities’ operations with a critical eye, perhaps, under the belief that their benevolent entity can do no wrong. This problem plagues an array of nonprofit institutions, from universities to hospitals and even public interest advocacy organizations.

Those who operate nonprofits, including compliance officers and directors, need to understand the basic laws that govern their operations, ask critical questions, and be aware that their failure to act will ultimately leave open the day where a whistleblower will step forward and lend transparency to matters with compliance is merited. This topic addresses the basic areas of concern and the role of whistle-blowers in bringing accountability to nonprofit organizations.

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Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for

  • accountants
  • executive directors
  • officers
  • controllers
  • CFOs
  • tax managers
  • board members
  • presidents and vice presidents
  • bookkeepers.

Training content

Nonprofits Are Not Exempt From Fraud

The Role of Whistle-Blowers and the Various Statutes

Existing Paradigms Involving Whistle-Blower Actions in the Nonprofit Area

  • Federal False Claims Act
  • The IRS Whistle-blower Statute
  • State False Claims Acts

The Investigation of Fraud

  • Information Gathering
  • Choosing Witnesses
  • Asking Questions

Framing Lawsuits

  • Case Evaluation
  • Complaint Preparation
  • Litigation Strategies

Certification / Credits

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to define the obligations of nonprofit leadership in detecting, investigating, and evaluating fraud.
  • You will be able to discuss the basic avenues for whistle-blowers seeking to address derelictions in the nonprofit arena.
  • You will be able to explain the basic legal overlay that should concern nonprofit leadership.
  • You will be able to identify basic areas of conduct that could pose problems for nonprofits, or provide places where whistle-blowers are needed to lend transparency to wrongdoing.

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Lorman Education Services
Lorman Education Services
2510 Alpine Road
54702 Eau Claire Wisconsin

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