Self-Study Course Details
What can we learn from one of the largest municipal frauds in U.S. history? Rita Crundwell stole nearly $54 million from the citizens of Dixon, Illinois over the course of two decades. This course examines circumstances that allowed this landmark fraud to occur. We will explore internal control deficiencies and other circumstances that hindered prevention or timely detection of Rita’s scheme.
- Recognize factors that allowed the Dixon fraud to occur.
- Identify internal controls that could have prevented the fraud and lessons CPAs should learn from this case.
- Identify the intricacies of independence
- Distinguish best practices for government agencies and other organizations that utilize employees.
Chris Harper, CPA, MBA is the Director of Education at Hungerford Nichols and an affiliate instructor of accounting for Grand Valley State University. A frequent speaker and instructor, Chris has taught a variety of continuing education courses on accounting, tax, and finance topics.
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