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A CPA'S GUIDEBOOK FOR ETHICAL BEHAVIOR FOR TEXAS CPAS
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A CPA'S GUIDEBOOK FOR ETHICAL BEHAVIOR
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LESSONS IN ETHICS AND COMPLIANCE: MAKING THE RIGHT CHOICE
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EVERYDAY ETHICS: DOING WELL AND DOING GOOD, PART II
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EVERYDAY ETHICS: DOING WELL AND DOING GOOD, PART I
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ACCOUNTING FRAUD & EMBEZZLEMENT: ETHICS CASE STUDIES FROM THE TRENCHES
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ETHICS: UNDERSTANDING HOW JUDGMENT TRAPS AND BIASES UNDERMINE OBJECTIVITY
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Accounting Fraud & Embezzlement: Case Studies From the Trenches

ACCOUNTING FRAUD & EMBEZZLEMENT: ETHICS CASE STUDIES FROM THE TRENCHES

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This Ethics webinar does NOT qualify for IRS CE credit.
Cost $40.00
CPE Credits 2.0 hours
CE Credits 0.0 hours
Subject Area Ethics (Behavioral)
Course Level Basic
Instructional Method Group Internet Based
Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Series: Ethics
Course Description

Governmental entities are the second-largest victims of embezzlement.  This seminar examines recent events involving the theft of public money and the circumstances that allowed the fraud to occur.  Case studies we will examine include the 2012 $54 million embezzlement from the City of Dixon by Rita Crundwell.   The events that impacted the small Illinois town of 16,000 residents was the largest governmental fraud case to date and spanned an astonishing 20 years.  This remarkable story inspired an award-winning documentary, “All the Queen’s Horses.”  We will also be examining the factors that led to the scandals involving the Baptist Foundation of Arizona, World Com, Collin Street Bakery and the Ohio American Cancer Society, among others.  


Learning Objectives: 


  • Understand the factors that create an environment for fraud to easily occur.

  • Identify areas where there could be an inadvertent failure to separate duties.

  • Ascertain the proper role of an external auditor and identify areas where independence can be compromised.

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Professor Allsion McLeod is currently a full-time Senior Lecturer at the University of North Texas, and has taught classes in Corporate Income Taxes, Multi-jurisdictional Taxation, Individual Taxes, Tax Research, Ethics and Financial Accounting. Prior to going into academia, she worked for 18 years in industry and in a Big Four accounting firm. Professor McLeod earned a law degree from Baylor School of Law, and an LL.M. degree in Taxation from Southern Methodist School of Law. She has been a licensed CPA since 1993 and has been licensed to practice law since 1992.

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About Our Presenter

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Allison M. (Yee) McLeod, LL.M., JD, CPA, has served as an expert witness in multi-million dollar cases involving tax litigation and accounting malpractice.

Professor McLeod is also a full-time Senior Lecturer at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas.  Her courses include Ethics, Corporate Taxation, Tax Research and Financial Accounting.