April 15, 2024


2 Total CPE Credits


Hold Your Horses! How Landmark Fraud May Have Been Avoided

  • Instructor

    Chris Harper

Learning Objectives

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

  • Recall factors that allowed the Dixon fraud to occur
  • Identify internal controls that could have prevented the fraud
  • Recognize lessons that CPA firms should learn from this case
  • Analyze the intricacies of independence
  • Distinguish best practices for government agencies and other organizations that utilize employees

Major Topics

The major topics covered in this course include:

  • Key aspects of Rita Crundwell’s theft
  • Internal controls that could have prevented the theft
  • Internal controls that could have detected the theft in a timely manner
  • Independence in both fact and appearance
  • Lessons for CPA firms
  • Lessons for government agencies

CPE Credits Available

Total CPE

Things to Know About This Course

Course Level

  • Basic

Professional Area of Focus

  • A&A

Advanced Preparation


Intended Audience

CPAs in public practice, members in industry, and other professionals who want to enhance their fraud awareness and detection skills.


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