This course provides a concise overview of recent IRS criminal investigations and what practitioners can learn from these cases to help fight economic crime and even avoid personal criminal prosecution. While accountants are numbers people by training (not detectives per se with the exception of forensic accountants), practitioners are increasingly being called upon by governments and economic organizations at all levels to step up and help law enforcement battle financial impropriety.
Practitioners who want to increase their awareness of the United States financial crime landscape, review leading IRS investigative priorities and case files, and explore how to assist law enforcement to detect corruption and report financial misdeeds on
- Heighten awareness of IRS investigative priorities.
- Review criminal case files across the United States from an accounting perspective.
- Help practitioners be more mindful of their frontline role to act in the public interest and assist law enforcement to detect corruption and report financial misdeeds.
- Snapshot of IRS Criminal Investigations
- General tax fraud
- Abusive tax schemes
- Refund fraud
- Employment tax fraud
- Identity theft
- Data compromises
- Money laundering
- Public corruption
- Corporate fraud
- General frauds
- Cyber crimes
- Global tax and economic crimes
- Narcotics, counter-terrorism and transnational organized crime
- Selected Field Office Case Files from Across US
- New England
- Middle Atlantic
- North Central
- South Atlantic
- East South
- Central West
- South Central
- How accountants can add value to their operations by aiding law enforcement and fighting economic crime