Government Fraud Investigator: War Stories from the Trenches
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Government Fraud Investigator: War Stories from the Trenches

Total Credits: 2 including 1 Accounting - Technical, 1 Auditing- Technical

Average Rating:
  4.7   (4 comments)
Accounting and Auditing |  ACPEN Industry Institute |  Industry
Faculty :
Gary Zeune  |  Daniel Porter, CFE
Course Levels:
2 Hours
Access for 30 day(s) after program date.


Learn the schemes trusted employees use over and over to commit fraud, the red flags that were missed, and how the fraud were ultimately discovered and investigated.  

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives

*The city finance director’s check swap scheme

*The city clerk’s fraudulent disbursement scheme

*The utility district manager’s credit card scheme

*The utility district manager’s petty cash and collections schemes

*The city clerk’s payroll scheme

Major Subjects

*Fraud Prevention

*Fraud Detection

*Fraud Investigation

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.

Daniel Porter, CFE Related seminars and products: 1

Daniel Porter, CFE, has conducted civil and criminal investigations for over 20 years as a licensed private investigator, a loss prevention manager, and as an investigator with the State of Tennessee. While he was Investigations Manager with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (an organization with over 4,000 employees and a budget of more than $1 Billion) he created an investigations section and was responsible for investigations of fraud, waste, and abuse. Currently, he is an investigator in the Special Investigations Unit in the Office of the Comptroller of the Treasury, of the State of Tennessee where he investigates fraud involving public funds. 


He is a Cum Laude graduate from Middle Tennessee State University's Criminal Justice Program and a CFE. He has made presentations at AGA, IIA, and CFE conferences as well as to governmental agencies in various states including the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations and the Indiana CPA Society. He has provided law enforcement training certified by the Tennessee Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission. He is a guest lecturer at Middle Tennessee State University and the Vanderbilt University School of Law. He previously served as President and Vice President of the Middle Tennessee Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and was selected the Chapter's Member of the Year in 2003.


Tue, Jun 19, 2018 - 08:00a to 10:00a EDT
Tue, Jul 17, 2018 - 09:00a to 11:00a EDT
Tue, Aug 14, 2018 - 10:00a to 12:00p EDT
Tue, Sep 11, 2018 - 11:00a to 01:00p EDT
Tue, Oct 09, 2018 - 12:00p to 02:00p EDT
Tue, Nov 06, 2018 - 08:00a to 10:00a EST
Tue, Dec 04, 2018 - 09:00a to 11:00a EST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For

CPAs, CFEs, CFOs, controllers, finance directors, internal auditors, external auditors, bankers, executives, regulators, attorneys, compliance officers, risk managers

Original Recording Date 02/23/2016
Yellow Book Yes
Course Developer The Pros and the Cons
Date Added to Catalog 02/16/2016

Additional Information

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Instructional Delivery Method Group Internet Based
Course Registration Requirements Online Registration
Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

Refund/Cancellation Policy

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Refund/Cancellation Policy Please contact the ACPEN help desk 1-877-602-9877 or if you wish to cancel your attendance for a previously purchased webcast and are requesting a refund or transfer.



Overall:     4.7

Total Reviews: 46


Catherine E - Boling, Texas

"This was a very informative session."

Gordon D - ,

"By far the best webcast I have seen."

Elaine G - ,

"very interesting group of speakers and enjoyed the course - also made me think of procedures that could be improved within our firm"

cherie m - monroe, Louisiana

"very good"

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