Identity Theft (eBook)

  • Credits: 3
  • Format: Self-Study eBook
  • Field of Study: Personnel | Human Resources
  • Author/Speaker: Dr. Robert K. Minniti
Course ID: Advanced Preparation: Experience Level:
EWTFM-T-01829-21-S None Overview
Published Date: Program Prerequisites: Other Course Formats:
© July 2020 General Understanding of Identity Theft N/A
COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course is designed for individuals who would like to obtain a basic understanding of identity theft. We will discuss various types of identity theft and how criminals gain access to personal information and commit fraud.

We will review some of the legal and ethical implications involved. Examples of real-world cases will be provided to help develop an understanding of the risks involved. We will review steps that can be taken to help prevent identity theft.

Topics include:
  • Fake checks/currency
  • Types of frauds
  • Detecting frauds
  • Preventing frauds

Learning Objectives:

After reading the course material, you will be able to:

  • Define identity theft.
  • Identify different identity theft fraud schemes.
  • Identify how criminals gather information.
  • Describe how to report identity theft.
  • Describe how to prevent and detect identity theft.

Who Should Attend:
  • All Certified Public Accountants (CPAs)
  • Enrolled Agents (EAs)
  • Other Tax Return Preparer (OTRP)

Qualifies and Approved with all State Boards of Accountancy and the following sponsorship’s:
NASBA
IRS