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Identity Theft: Preventing, Detecting and Investigating (IDENT00)

Date:Friday, May 18, 2018
Time:8:30am - 4:30pm
(Registration at 8:00am )
Facility:Embassy Suites Boca Raton, Boca Raton
CPE Credit:8.0 Accounting and Auditing
Instructor: James A. Giannantonio
Course Level:Intermediate
Early Bird Price:$295.00 FICPA Members, $420.00 Non-Members
AICPA Discount:($30)

Protect yourself and your clients from identity theft, which includes the theft of personal and professional identities. No one is immune from this rising tide of criminal misconduct and as your clients seek your advice, you will be required to perform due diligence in protecting their IDs. Some will even be tasked with investigating the crime. This course addresses the needs of each.
As the instances of identity theft and data breaches continue, people are clamoring for ways to detect identity theft, protect themselves from becoming a victim, and investigating instances of theft when they strike. Don't allow you or your client to become the next victim! If you have clients who are victims of identity theft, learn how to be an advocate for them and where to report the theft in order to assist them in recovering from this crime.

When you complete this course you will be able to:
  • Identify the various means used to commit identity theft and how thieves obtain the information necessary to commit these crimes.
  • Recognize how to protect personal and professional identities from identity theft.
  • Identify how to investigate a case of identity theft, and the steps involved in such investigation.
  • Recall keys to success when teaching clients how to implement policies and procedures to protect their identities.

Major Topics:
Topics of discussion will include:
  • Identity theft statistics
  • Types of identity theft
  • Obtaining the victim's information
  • Tools used in identity theft investigations
  • Finding identifying information on the Internet
  • Investigating identity theft
  • Detecting and preventing identity theft
  • Reporting identity theft once it has occurred

Who Should Attend:
CPAs, forensic accountants, fraud examiners, individuals in the banking and financial services industry, attorneys, law enforcement, and other interested individuals

Basic knowledge of fraud and related investigations

Advanced Preparation:

FICPA EZMaterials! Instead of picking up paper manuals at the event, you’ll be able to download the EZMaterials as searchable PDFs to your laptop, tablet or other device seven days before the event.  


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