Lessons From An $8.5 Million Fraud

This is a real-life example of fraud and the lessons that can be learned about the importance of controls, segregation of duties, system controls, processing controls, physical safeguards, controls in a time of change and the reality of the fraud triangle. We also cover a number of strategies to prevent fraud including fraud awareness training, ethics training, forensic analytics, internal control framework testing, goal setting, core values, fear of failure, transparency, and positive organizational behavior and how those would have affected this fraud.

Learning Objectives:
• The importance of accounting controls, system controls, processing controls and controls in a time of change
• Common areas for fraud
• Strategies for preventing fraud
• Real life example of the fraud triangle

ISACA Members: Complimentary
Non-Members: $25
Students and Individuals in Transition: Complimentary

2:30-3:00 - Networking & Hors d'oeuvre
3:00-5:00 - CPE Learning Session

CPE Credits: 2
CPE Subject Area: Information Technology

Program Level: Basic
Prerequisite Knowledge: None
Program Delivery Method: Group-live
Advance Preparation: None

CPE Note:
Chapter meeting presentations are designed to benefit members of all skill levels. No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required.

ISACA Chicago chapter 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: www.nasbaregistry.org.

Cancellation Policy:
In the event the ISACA Chicago Chapter (the "Chapter") cancels a program, seminar or course, registrants who have prepaid will receive a full refund. In the event a registrant cannot attend a program, seminar, or course, the Chapter requests notification two (2) weeks prior to the date of the event. Generally, the Chapter does not charge registrants a cancellation fee or penalty. However, at its discretion, the Chapter may assess a fee up to the full amount of the registration fee for “no-show registrants” to offset Chapter expenses related to the event. Substitution of another individual for a confirmed registrant will be accepted at any time prior to the date of the event. For more information regarding refund, complaint and program cancellation policies, please contact us at isaca-chicago@gmx.com


  • When

  • Thursday, July 20, 2017
    2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Central Time

  • Where

  • The Conference Center at One North Wacker
    1 N. Wacker Drive, 2nd Floor
    Chicago, Illinois 60606

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