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Friday, August 30, 2019 Iselin

Real-World Fraud Found in Governments and Not-for-Profits (E1908221)

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM EDT

Registration: 8:00 AM EDT

APA Hotel Woodbridge

120 Wood Avenue South
Iselin, NJ 08830

8.0 CPE Credits in AA


What do you think of when you hear the word "fraud?" Are you concerned for your clients or your organization? Through a comprehensive learning approach using examples and informative case studies, you will learn about real-world government and not-for-profit fraud. Topics include cyber fraud as well as your responsibilities when dealing with fraud. Since recognizing fraudulent or deceptive practice is not always easy, this course will highlight frauds in today’s headlines and sharpen your forensic skills, featuring techniques to help you identify behavior tendencies that may lead to fraudulent activity.


Auditors and accounting and financial professionals of governmental and not-for-profit entities.


  • Determine how interim fraudulent reporting may impact planned reliance on internal controls and any related audit procedures
  • Identify the auditor’s responsibility with respect to fraud in a financial statement audit
  • Identify how personnel policies and procedures can be circumvented and lead to possible fraud or abuse
  • Apply potential ways to follow up on noted indications of fraud, abuse, and weaknesses in internal control
  • Determine how management override of internal controls can lead to possible fraud


  • Misappropriation of assets and benefits
  • Cyber fraud
  • Personnel fraud
  • Grant expense allocations
  • Management override
  • Pledges and contributions
  • Procurement cards




Knowledge of government and not-for-profit sectors.




  • *AICPA members deduct an additional $30 from applicable price.
  • Qualifies for Yellow Book.

Course materials are distributed electronically. To access the materials visit My Events. Download to your laptop or tablet prior to the seminar, handouts are added as received.


Diane Edelstein

Diane Edelstein, CPA

AICPA/Professional Development Institute

Diane E. Edelstein, CPA Pittsburgh, PA

Diane E. Edelstein is a partner at Maher Duessel in Pittsburgh, Pa and has over twenty-five years of experience in public accounting. Her entire auditing career has been of non-profits, governments and Single Audit.

Diane speaks throughout the country on Single Audits along with Non-profit and Government topics. She is a member of the AICPA NPO Planning Conference Committee and speaks each year on Single Audit topics. She is also a prior member of the AICPA Governmental Audit Quality Center, Executive committee.

Diane currently serves on the AICPA Peer Review Board – GCA PMTF (Government and Compliance Audits Practice Monitoring Task Force)

Education: B.A. in Accounting (with distinction) George Mason University, Fairfax, VA


$379.00 - Non Member

$279.00 - Member

AICPA members receive a discount of $30 for this event.

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Qualifies For

  • Yellow Book