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Fraud Prevention Techniques for Nonprofits

Date: Friday, June 29, 2018
Time: 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

Sponsored by Lorman Education Services

Registration - Live Webinar Only: $199.00

Registration - Live Webinar Plus CD Recording: $268.00


Hear about the hottest topics in fraud schemes and learn simple steps for detection and prevention.

In the Fraud Prevention Techniques for Nonprofits topic, we will discuss some basic background on why fraud is so devastating to nonprofits.

We will go through some of the statistics from the 2018 Report to the Nations from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners about fraud in the workplace including how often it occurs and what situations lead to the greatest losses.

We will go through the different fraud schemes with real world examples and discuss elements of fraud, how to detect it and how to prevent it.

Learning Objectives:

  • You will be able to discuss steps to take to prevent and detect fraud in the workplace.
  • You will be able to identify fraud schemes and how they work.
  • You will be able to discuss the prevalence of fraud in the workplace and the kinds of losses incurred.
  • You will be able to explain why nonprofits are so sensitive to fraud.

This Live Webinar Covers These Hot Issues:

Fraud Overview

  • Elements of Fraud
  • Fraud Triangle
  • Fraud Statistics
  • Fraud Schemes

Getting to Know the Perpetrator

  • Who Is Committing Fraud
  • Common Characteristics of a Perpetrator
  • In the News

Antifraud Programs and Controls

  • Prevention, Deterrence, Detection
  • Effective Controls

Taking Action

  • Risk Assessment
  • Investigation

Credit Information (Sponsored by Lorman Education Services):

  • CPE
  • AIPB

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Only registered attendee will receive continuing education credit.


Carol E. Barnard, CPA, CFE, Aronson LLC

  • Senior manager in the Nonprofit Services Group at Aronson LLC
  • Concentrates in accounting, auditing, and internal control systems for nonprofit organizations
  • Has extensive experience with and has conducted webinars on multiple topics including federal grant compliance and fraud
  • CPA licensed in Virginia and Maryland and has been working in public accounting for more than 16 years with more than 14 years of experience specializing in nonprofit organizations
  • Obtained her Certified Fraud Examiner designation in January 2012
  • Was contributing writer and editor of The Financial Management Handbook for Associations and Nonprofits, published by ASAE
  • Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and a member of the AICPA
  • M.B.A. degree in accounting
  • Can be contacted at

Gregory M. Plotts, CPA, Aronson LLC

  • Serves as a partner in Aronson LLC’s Nonprofit Services Group
  • Proactive, collaborative, and decisive leader with more than 20 years of industry experience
  • Specializes in financial statement assurance and consulting matters for associations, foundations, health care entities, and other nonprofit organizations
  • Wide range of experience with complex issues, including internal controls, revenue recognition, fraud investigations, international audit matters, foreign currency transactions, valuation of intangible assets, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and more
  • Has made various presentations to both local and national education classes on various topics related to his areas of expertise in nonprofit issues
  • Provided numerous articles on various issues impacting nonprofit organizations
  • Contributing writer to the Aronson Nonprofit report blog
  • Prior to joining Aronson, Greg held steadily increasing leadership roles at both a “Big 4” accounting firm and a regional accounting firm
  • Can be contacted at

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