Introduction to Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigations

Code: OLRN1376

Course description

Financial fraud is prevalent in today's society and a challenge for accountants, auditors, and other professionals to detect and prevent. Students gain a basic introduction to fraud in North America. They are introduced to a variety of fraud theories and fraud schemes such as credit card and identity theft, money laundering, financial statement fraud, health care fraud, insurance fraud, skimming and larceny schemes, cheque and credit card fraud, billing schemes, payroll schemes, bribery, and internet fraud.

Course details

Hours: 50
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Start Date
Start Date: Jan. 15, 2019
Delivery: Online
Campus: Online
Cost: $492.56
End date: Apr. 23, 2019
Hours: 50
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Additional information: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. Find out more about OntarioLearn courses and booking your exams.

Textbooks can be purchased from No substitutions unless otherwise stated.

Required textbook(s):

Textbook title: Acfi Fraud Manual Access Code Author: Acfi Publisher: Acfi Edition: 9th ISBN: 88880061762

Textbook title: Fraud Auditing and Forensic Accounting Author: T. Singleton and A. Singleton Publisher: Wiley Edition: 4th ISBN: 9780470564134

Host college: AL

Not all courses are offered each term. Spring 2019 registration opens February 4, 2019. Fall 2019 registration opens July 8, 2019.