February 15, 2023


Webinar


2 Total CPE Credits

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Mail Fraud and Wire Fraud: Why Business Owners go to Prison

Learning Objectives

After attending this presentation you will be able to...

  • Define fraud
  • Identify business decisions that could lead to federal charges for wire or mail fraud
  • Describe what prosecutors must prove to sustain convictions for either wire fraud or mail fraud
  • Explain how the federal sentencing guidelines accommodate convictions for wire fraud or mail fraud
  • Understand why prosecutors rely upon wire-fraud statutes to charge business owners from any sector within the economy.

Major Topics

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:
  • What is fraud?
  • How business owners become vulnerable to charges for mail fraud and wire fraud
  • What business leaders know about how communications can lead to criminal charges
  • Discussion of actual fraud cases involving business leaders that went to prison for wire fraud.
  • Federal sentencing guidelines
  • Sentencing for mail fraud and wire fraud convictions

CPE Credits Available

2
Total CPE
2
Ethics

Things to Know About This Course

Course Level

  • Basic

Prerequisites

None

Advanced Preparation

None

Intended Audience

Business leaders and people who work with business leaders.

Provider

CPA Crossings

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