How I Embezzled $14 Million as a Corporate Director
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How I Embezzled $14 Million as a Corporate Director

Total Credits: 2 including 2 Behavioral Ethics - Non-technical

Average Rating:
  4.7   (5 comments)
ACPEN Industry Institute |  Ethics |  Industry
Gary Zeune |  Vernon Beck
Course Levels:
2 Hours
Access for 30 day(s) after program date.


Learn how a former USAF fighter and bomber pilot fooled multiple auditors for 7+ years.  Learn how he used a position of influence to develop a scheme to steal money.  See what so many auditors overlooked and therefore never suspected a fraud was being committed.  Finally, learn what measures a company can implement to effectively eliminate this from happening to them! 


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.  

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives

* Learn why corporate fraud is always a risk.

* Learn how it can happen at every level within an organization – and NOT just in Accounting!

* Most important- theft can be prevented – LEARN HOW TODAY!

Major Subjects

* What internal procedures and controls could have prevented my theft?

* Learn how I used my position of trust within the company to embezzle $14 million.

* What positions/departments in your company are vulnerable, and why?

* What should an auditor look for, and what are the signs that a fraud has been committed?

Course Materials


Gary Zeune's Profile

Gary Zeune Related seminars and products: 15

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.

Vernon Beck's Profile

Vernon Beck Related seminars and products: 1

Vernon Beck is an expert conference speaker with The Pros & The Cons, the leading speaker’s bureau on detecting and preventing fraud in corporate America.  


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Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For

Purchasing and Accounts Payable Managers, CPAs in public practice, Auditors, Clients, Internal Auditors, Controllers, Supply Chain Managers, CFOs, CEOs, executives and board members

Original Recording Date 02/22/2016
Yellow Book No
Course Developer The Pros and the Cons
Date Added to Catalog 02/15/2016

Additional Information

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Official Registry Statement

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Instructional Delivery Method Group Internet Based
Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration 

Course Registration Requirements Online Registration
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Overall:     4.7

Total Reviews: 67


Jill G - ,

"Wow! Loved the details of how he pulled this off. Good things to look for in any entity. "

Patricia P - ,

"Very interesting and educational"

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