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Using Financial Forensics in the Defense of White-Collar Crimes

 Using Financial Forensics in the Defense of White-Collar Crimes
CPE Credit

Program Type: Recorded Webinar (Audio, PPT)
Program Level: Overview
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: Two (2) Hours
Fields of Study: Accounting
Item Number: 15PFFNOLA26I
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $110.00
Program Description

White collar crime cases, including money laundering, tax fraud, embezzlement, and investment fraud, almost always focus on a trail of money leading to the guilty parties. Successfully completing and presenting a sophisticated financial analysis is more important than ever as the government takes a hard line on financial fraud.

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- Identify techniques commonly used by law enforcement to follow a trail of money, bring charges, and secure a guilty plea or conviction
- Describe how the forensic accountant can help by uncovering clues about the guilty (or innocent) parties
- Implement tools to ensure the financial analysis is thorough and how to best present the findings for maximum impact in the case
- Describe how aggressive analysis of the financial data can help win white-collar crime cases

Who Should Attend

CPAs, attorneys, valuation practitioners providing expert witness testimony


Tracy Coenen, CPA, CFF
Ms. Tracy Coenen is a forensic accountant and fraud investigator with Sequence Inc., in Milwaukee and Chicago, investigating embezzlement, financial statement fraud, securities fraud, Ponzi schemes, divorce, white-collar criminal defense, insurance fraud, and civil litigation matters. Her credentials include an honors bachelor of arts in criminology and law studies and a master of business administration, both from Marquette University.

She is a Certified Public Accountant and is Certified in Financial Forensics. Ms. Coenen has authored four books, including Lifestyle Analysis in Divorce Cases: Investigating Spending and Finding Hidden Income and Assets, The CPA’s Handbook of Fraud and Commercial Crime Prevention, Expert Fraud Investigation: A Step-by-Step Guide, and Essentials of Corporate Fraud.