Presentation: Identifying Fraudulent Documents
Speaker: Dr. Timothy Louwers, Professor Emeritus, James Madison University
Until this past year, Professor Tim Louwers was the Director of the School of Accounting at James Madison University where he held the title of KPMG Eminent Professor of Accounting. Prior to beginning his academic career, he worked in public accounting with KPMG specializing in financial, governmental, and information systems auditing. He is a Certified Public Accountant in Virginia and South Carolina. He has authored or co-authored 13 books (including a best-selling auditing textbook) and over 50 articles on a wide range of accounting, auditing, and technology-related topics. His works have been reprinted in both Russian and Chinese. He has appeared on both local and national television news broadcasts, including MSNBC and CNN news programs. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Professor Louwers chaired the Auditing SubCommittee for the CPA Exam.
Location: Sam Houston State University (The Woodlands Center), Room 150, 3380 College Park Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77384
The success or failure of a fraud investigation is dependent on the validity of the evidence presented. Document examination is a specialized form of investigation that applies forensic chemistry, microscopy, psychology and other sciences in order to make determinations as to whether the document is genuine, altered, or forged. In this presentation, participants will examine copies of actual fraudulent or questioned documents in order to increase their awareness of forged, altered, or otherwise fraudulent documents.
CPE Credits: 1.5 CPE Credits
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- To assist and enhance participants in skills necessary to recognize fraudulent documents.
- After attending this presentation, participants will be able to describe the red flags associated with fraudulent or questioned documents.
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Delivery Method: Group Live
Prerequisites: Not Applicable
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications [Fraud]
Who Should Attend: Anti-fraud professionals, Auditors, Accountants, Attorneys, Investigators, Law Enforcement, Educators, Students
Advanced Preparation: None
Program Level: Basic
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