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Fraud and Abuse in Nonprofit Entities and Governments: Stealing From Everyone

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 8:30am - 4:00pm

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When nonprofit entities and governments fall prey to fraud and abuse it breaks the hearts of donors and taxpayers. Fraud and abuse also causes donors and taxpayers to lose confidence in those nonprofit entities and governments. In this course, we will focus on the common types of fraud and abuse that occur in nonprofit entities and governments and also address the auditor’s responsibilities related to fraud and abuse. The course materials utilize a highly illustrative and innovative format. Over 30 focused exercises are included to provide an enhanced knowledge of fraud and abuse in nonprofit entities and governments.


  • Confidently and efficiently comply with the GAAS and Yellow Book requirements related to fraud and abuse.
  • Improve your awareness of real-world frauds occurring in nonprofit entities and governments.
  • Implement useful fraud prevention tools.
  • Perceive how real-world frauds were actually discovered.


Designed For

Auditors of nonprofit entities and governments and industry professionals interested in preventing fraud


  • The current GAAS requirements related to fraud found in AU Section 240, Consideration of Fraud in a Financial Statement Audit
  • The current Yellow Book requirements related to fraud and abuse
  • Common conditions that indicate the financial statements may contain a material misstatement from fraud and fraud risk factors frequently observed in nonprofit entities and governments
  • Recent frauds that occurred in nonprofit entities involving: the theft of cash, falsified billings, improper use of credit cards, the redirection of cash and non-cash contributions, conversion of assets, the redirection of benefits, grant-related fraud and travel and expense reporting fraud
  • Recent frauds that occurred in governments involving: falsified applications for benefits, payroll fraud, vendor fraud, kickbacks, workers’ compensation and risk management frauds, purchase card abuse, providing government services for personal benefit, misappropriation of utility payments; and theft of assets
  • Tools for fraud prevention and detection

Your Price: $390.00

This is your base price and does not reflect any additional session fees, optional add-ons, or guest registrations. This price excludes the early-bird discount. Early-bird registration ended April 18, 2018.

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LaDonna S. Sinning

LaDonna Sinning, CPA, CFE, is a shareholder with Arledge & Associates, P.C. in Edmond, where she directs numerous audits of tribal and municipal governments, nonprofit entities and privately-held concerns. Sinning previously served as a commissioned bank examiner for the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.

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