LIVE STREAM: 2024 Fraud and Forensic Accounting Conference (LS13020)

Wednesday, September 18, 2024 / Atlanta, GA

Fraud costs businesses and individuals trillions each year. CPAs are responsible for detecting and preventing fraud by assessing accounting systems for weaknesses, creating and overseeing internal controls and managing the degree of organizational fraud risk. Fight against fraud by joining experts providing the latest information on current trends.


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In-Person, GSCPA Learning Center, Atlanta
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Event Status: OPEN

Event ID: #LS13020

CPE: 8.0 credits

Total Price: $299.00

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AI: Navigating Risk and Realizing Rewards
Civil Asset Forfeiture
Enforcement of COVID Relief Programs
Recognizing RICO
Anatomy of A Fraud
Leading With Integrity: Navigating Ethics in the Public Sector

This conference is a paperless conference and all materials will be available electronically as PDFs. Materials will be available for download in advance and participants will receive an email when they are available. For more information about eMaterials, visit

Wednesday, September 18, 2024

A- AI:Navigating Risk and Realizing Rewards Credits: 1.5 IN

Mike Gaudet
J.S. Held , Houston, TX

Discuss how businesses and legal teams are addressing risk and compliance concerns, varying approaches to AI in 2024, and the roles of legal technologists as technology becomes a more significant part of our daily lives.

B - Civil Asset Forfeiture Credits: 1.5 AO

Christopher S. Anulewicz
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Promenade Tower , Atlanta, GA

When the government seizes assets and how accountants can help save the day. Chris has defended clients where the government has attempted to take the property, claiming it was the result of ill-gotten gains and used forensic accountants to demonstrate legitimate business sources.

C - Enforcement of COVID Relief Programs Credits: 1.0 AI

Justin Elanjian, CPA
Managing Director / Stout Advisory , Atlanta, GA

Thomas Cullinan
Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry , Atlanta, GA

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Employee Retention Credit (ERC or ERTC) have provided billions in federal financial stimulus to businesses impacted during the pandemic. The magnitude and alleged abuse of the programs have led to civil and criminal enforcement actions by the SBA, DOJ and IRS. Discuss the current state of enforcement, lessons learned from enforcement actions and expectations for enforcement looking forward.

D - Recognizing RICO Credits: 1.5 AO

Jennifer L. Peterson, J.D.
Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore, LLP , Atlanta, GA

High-profile RICO cases have been in the news lately, but civil RICO lawsuits have long been a powerful tool for vindicating victims of fraud. Examine the high-risk, high-reward opportunity of civil RICO litigation with practical pointers on how forensic accountants can assist attorneys in identifying, investigating and litigating RICO claims.

E - Anatomy of a Fraud Credits: 1.0 AI

Donna L. McGinnis, CPA, CFE
Internal Auditor/Compliance Officer / Columbus Consolidated Government , Columbus, GA

On August 11, 2021, we saw the first steps of justice for the citizens of Columbus/Muscogee County. We can now share what occurred and will share lessons learned so that others won’t walk this path again. Recognize unique risks and “red flags” that may exist in your operations, current audit policy to ensure that guidelines address work areas managed by constitutional officers and necessary steps to take in the event fraud is discovered, which may include activities with federal, state, or local law enforcement, and additionally news media and external auditors.

F - Leading With Integrity: Navigating Ethics in the Public Sector Credits: 1.5 RE

Jabu M. Sengova, CCEP
City of Atlanta , Atlanta, GA

Carlos R. Santiago, CCEP
City of Atlanta , Atlanta, GA

This presentation on ethics in the public sector provides a broad overview of the key ethical risks facing local government operations. Topics covered will include the procurement of goods and services, oversight and review of contracts, improper influence and the misuse of public resources. Participate in real-time interactive audience polling and case studies exemplifying the reputational costs of unethical behavior and provide critical takeaways for promoting a strong ethical culture and leading by example.


Conference Site

GSCPA Live Stream
Live Stream, GA 00000


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Early Bird Registration

$299 GSCPA Members, $399 Non-Members (by 8/28/2024)


Standard Registration

$359 GSCPA Members, $459 Non-Members


Late Registration

$399 GSCPA Members, $499 Non-Members (after 9/13/2024)