Introduction

This 90-minute webinar will summarize the main types of reimbursement fraud to be alert to, and include an analysis of several “real life” case studies. It will explain how to identify the red flags of possible reimbursement fraud, offer specific fraud-audit techniques and test for these crimes and conclude with a rundown of proven anti-fraud controls.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the many types of travel, entertainment and internal procurement frauds
  • Implement effective expense reimbursement fraud detection techniques and build audit practices to detect red flags of these crimes
  • Implement best-practice Anti-Fraud Control strategies for expense reimbursement fraud

Area Covered In The Webinar

INTRODUCTION

  • Statistical overview of the fraud problem generally, and T&E fraud specifically
  • Who commits fraud
  • Why employees commit fraud (The Fraud Triangle)
  • Lessons from T&E fraudsters

COMMON TYPES OF EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT FRAUD TODAY

  • Falsifying T&E reimbursement schemes w/ bogus receipts
  • Submitting T&E claims multiple times
  • Abuse of corporate/P-card for personal gain
  • Claiming for expenses just under the limit requiring approval
  • Purchasing more than needed (e.g. office supplies)
  • Exploiting AP/Disbursements control weaknesses
  • P-Card fraud

RED FLAGS OF AP FRAUD

  • Specific red flags of each of the common expense reimbursement frauds
  • The Fraud Risk Mitigation Cycle
  • Implementing an organization-wide system for detecting, preventing and investigating fraud

FRAUD DETECTION

  • How T&E Frauds Are Most Often Detected
  • Additional General Detection Methods
  • Data Mining/Analytics for fraud detection
  • Examples of Fraud Audit Techniques at Work

ANTI-FRAUD CONTROLS FOR EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT FRAUD

  • Internal Controls and Other T&E Fraud Prevention Measures
  • Who Should Manage Anti Fraud Activities
  • Internal Controls: Do's and Dont's
  • General controls: Segregation of Duties, Delegation of Authority, Background Investigation
  • Specific Expense reimbursement controls and deterrents

Why should you attend?

Employees who have the opportunity to exploit weaknesses in your organization’s expense reimbursement processes and procedures can do so. Moreover, anti-fraud experts agree that expense reimbursement fraud can be among the most difficult types of employee crime to detect and prevent. That is in large part due to the extraordinary variety of ways in which such crimes can be committed.

By attending this Webinar, you will learn how vulnerable your organization is to expense reimbursement fraud. You’ll learn about the common and not-so-common ways that these frauds are perpetrated and — most importantly — you’ll learn how to detect the red flags of these schemes, how to audit for them and how to tighten up your controls against them.

Who Will Benefit

  • Internal and external audit professionals
  • Accounting and audit practitioners
  • HR managers
  • Senior financial management seeking to reduce their vulnerability to costly frauds
  • Payables specialists
  • Procurement managers
  • Compliance and ethics managers
  • CFO's/senior financial managers
  • Security Personnel/Fraud Investigators and Examiners

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Brian G. Rosenberg, CEO of TRG Consulting, is a leading expert in AP automation and process improvement. He has over 15 years in the design of accounts payable shared service centers, and nearly 20 y Know More

Brian G. Rosenberg