An Interview With A Felon - Private Company CFO/CPA Fraud Sends CEO to
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An Interview With A Felon - Private Company CFO/CPA Fraud Sends CEO to Prison

Total Credits: 2 including 2 Behavioral Ethics

Average Rating:
  4.6   (2 comments)
Accounting and Auditing |  ACPEN Industry Institute |  Ethics |  Industry
Faculty :
Gary Zeune  |  Peter Pinto - Former CEO Oxford Collections  |  Walt Pavlo
Course Levels:
2 Hours
Access for 30 day(s) after program date.


Peter Pinto was the CEO of a fast growing collection agency that had top tier banking and financial institutions as clients. Pinto hid fraud from creditors, which sent him to federal prison.


Please Note:  This course is not approved for Texas, Florida, Virginia, Washington Ethics or any other state with a state specific ethics requirement.  Contact if you have specific questions on your state.  

Course Materials


Gary Zeune Related seminars and products: 16

The Pros and the Cons

Gary Zeune has instructed Strategy Formulation and Implementation in the Executive MBA Program and Accounting and Honors Finance at The Ohio State University. He is also a member of the Education Executive Council and is past chairman of the Education Marketing and Public Relations Committees of The Ohio Society of CPAs. His other memberships include: the American Institute of CPAs, and the Regulation of Public Offerings Committee of the Ohio Division of Securities.

Prior to forming his consulting practice in 1986, Mr. Zeune was an Assistant Vice President of Corporate Finance at The Ohio Company, a Columbus, Ohio investment banking firm. He also spent more than five years in Treasury and Finance at Wendy's International, where he was responsible for mergers and acquisitions, financial and SEC reporting, and corporate finance. He was on the audit staff of Ernst & Ernst from 1973 to 1977; and taught accounting at Ohio University from 1970 to 1973, where he received his bachelors in mathematics and masters in accounting, with honors.

Walt Pavlo Related seminars and products: 10

Walt Pavlo is the president of Prisonology, an educational software supporting law firms and their clients on information about the federal prison system.  He is a contributor to where he writes on white-collar crime and is the co-author of Stolen Without A Gun, which he co-wrote with Neil Weinberg (Reporter at Bloomberg). Mr. Pavlo is a nationally recognized speaker who has been a part of training programs at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, major corporations, professional societies and top ranked MBA programs across the country.

Mr. Pavlo earned his B.S. in Industrial Engineering from West Virginia University and his MBA in Finance from Mercer University.  He is also a Journalist Law School Fellow at Loyola Law School (2014).


Peter Pinto - Former CEO Oxford Collections Related seminars and products: 1

Peter Pinto is the former CEO of Oxford Collection Agency where he rose from a bill collector to become head of a 400-employee company.  Oxford was responsible for the collections of debts from auto, banking, credit card, education, telecommunication and utility companies throughout the United States.  Peter is a life-long entrepreneur and is currently conducting lectures on his experiences while at Oxford.


Pinto has a degree in Speech, Arts and Communications.


Wed, Nov 08, 2017 - 12:00p to 02:00p EST
Mon, Nov 13, 2017 - 09:00a to 11:00a EST
Thu, Dec 07, 2017 - 01:00p to 03:00p EST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For

CPAs in public practice, business and industry, managing partners, General Counsel,  compliance officers, chief learning officers, risk managers, and regulators

Original Recording Date 04/06/2016
Learning Objectives

*Understand the pressures that business owners face in trying meet their financial obligations

*Understand how they rationalize decisions rather than face consequences.

Major Subjects

*Pressures faced by business owners

*Aggressive growth strategies and risks that small business owner undertake

*Ways to coach small business owners about making ethical choices

*Motivations of individuals who commit fraud

*Means used by business owners to avoid fraud detection

Yellow Book No
Course Developer The Pros and the Cons
Date Added to Catalog 03/29/2016

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Course Registration Requirements

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