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 Fighting Fraud, January 28, 2014

Chapter Event
1/28/2014 8:00 AM
1/28/2014 10:00 AM
VSP Building HQ-2, 3188 Zinfindel Drive, Rancho Cordova |
Fighting Fraud
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
8:00 am Breakfast Meeting
Program Overview: 
Fighting Fraud
It seems like fraud is popping up everywhere these days; in truth, it is.  The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners estimates that organizations lose 5% of their gross revenue to employee fraud and abuse. That comes to a whopping $3.5 trillion per year around the globe.  In addition to the immediate financial loss, the collateral damage to stock price, reputation and employee morale can be devastating.
“Fighting Fraud” is illustrated with magic and some fascinating stories about actual frauds. 
Learning Objectives/Outcomes:
The session will cover:
·         The nature and prevalence of fraud
·         How fraud happens
·         Why fraud happens
·         Tips for minimizing fraud
Participants will gain valuable insight into the nature and prevalence of fraud.  They’ll also learn tips for spotting fraud and learn specific techniques for minimizing its effects.
Who should attend: The session will be directed to all internal auditors (basic/intermediate/advanced).
Presenter: John Tonsick, CPA, CFE

JohnTonsick.jpgJohn Tonsick, CPA, CFE is a forensic accountant and one of America’s  leading experts on fraud.  He has published numerous articles on the subjects of fraud and corporate governance and is a contributing author to “Fraud Casebook:  Lessons from the Bad Side of Business”.  He has been interviewed by MSNBC, the Wall Street Journal, CFO Magazine and the Los Angeles Business Journal.
As Director of Forensic Auditing for Broadcom Corporation, John helps his company prevent, detect and investigate fraud.  His unique perspective is shaped by more than 30 years of experience as a “Big 4” auditor, consultant and Fortune 50 executive.  Author, speaker and magician, John’s informative and entertaining presentations have made him popular around the globe.
CPE: 2    
Field of Study: Auditing
Prerequisite:  None  
Advance Preparation: None  
Knowledge Level: Basic
Delivery Method: Live Group
Price: Members $25 and Non-Members $45
Directions:  For directions click here


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Refund Policy
NO REFUNDS WILL BE GRANTED FOR CANCELLATION.  However, cancellations received within 48 hours will receive a credit to attend a future seminar within one year.
Complaint Resolution Policy
The Sacramento Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors makes every effort to offer timely, well-delivered, and relevant training programs. Please contact VP -Programs at to register complaints related to the timeliness/accuracy of CPE credit reporting, program delivery, or program content.
Registration Instructions
Attendees are required to Pre-Pay by credit card, debit card, a PayPal account or by check.  No cash will be accepted at the door.  Registration for this event ends on Thursday, January 23, 2014.
Payment Options
       PayPal - Select the PayPal box if you are paying by Credit Card, Debit Card or PayPal account.
       Check - Select the Check box if you are paying by check. Make your check payable to: Institute of Internal Auditors, Sacramento Chapter and send the check to the following address:
The Golden 1 Credit Union
c/o Internal Audit Department - IIA
Post Office Box 278598
Sacramento, CA 95827- 8598
      Purchase Order - Select the Purchase Order box if your company or government agency requires an invoice.  Then email us your company name, mailing address, phone number and contact person to We will then invoice them prior to the event.