Identity Theft: Preventing, Detecting & Investigating

Identity Theft: Preventing, Detecting & Investigating (3-640)

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017
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Protect yourself and your clients from identity theft, which includes the theft of personal and professional identities. No one is immune from this rising tide of criminal misconduct, and as your clients seek your advice, you will be required to perform due diligence in protecting their IDs. Some will even be tasked with investigating the crime. This course addresses the needs of each.

As the instances of identity theft and data breaches continue, people are clamoring for ways to detect identity theft, protect themselves from becoming a victim and investigating instances of theft when they strike. Don't allow yourself or your client to become the next victim!

Delivery Method - Group Live


 When you complete this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the various means used to commit identity theft and how thieves obtain the information necessary to commit these crimes
  • Recognize how to protect personal and professional identities from identity theft
  • Identify how to investigate a case of identity theft and the steps involved in such investigation
  • Recall keys to success when teaching clients how to implement policies and procedures to protect their identities

  • Identity theft statistics
  • Types of identity theft
  • Obtaining the victim's information
  • Tools used in identity theft investigations
  • Finding identifying information on the internet
  • Investigating identity theft
  • Detecting and preventing identity theft

Designed for:

CPAs, forensic accountants, fraud examiners, individuals in the banking and financial services industry, attorneys, law enforcement and other interested individuals


Basic knowledge of fraud and related investigations

Date:Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Time:8:00 AM - 3:30 PM (Registration at 7:30 AM) ET
Facility:Richmond CPA Center, Glen Allen
CPE Credit:8.00 Auditing
Course Level:Intermediate
Best Price:$359.00 VSCPA members, $459.00 nonmembers
AICPA Discount:($30)
Seminar Volume Discount:($25)

Advanced Preparation:


Virginia Society of CPAs (VSCPA) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

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