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Defense Against the Dark Arts: Now & Future Fraud

Total Credits: 1 including 1 Auditing- Technical

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Partner Produced |  Accounting and Auditing
Joel Cohen |  Justin Burchett
Course Levels:
1 Hour
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Be aware of the red flags of fraud and update your organization’s defenses to prevent the newest forms of fraud by analyzing the latest scams (dark arts) occurring over the last decade. Discuss tried cases while exploring the best practices of forensic accounting and fraud examinations.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Explore red flag behaviors and how they accompany fraudulent behaviors and examine the internal controls that most effectively combat occupational fraud

Major Subjects
  • What is fraud?
  • Fraud throughout the ages
  • Fraud opportunity: then and now
  • Red flags of fraud
  • Prevention vs. detection
  • Suggested defenses

Course Materials


Joel Cohen Related seminars and products

Joel Cohen
Managing Director, Dispute & Forensic Services, Stout, New York, NY

Joel Cohen is a Managing Director in the Disputes, Compliance, & Investigations group.

Joel has over 17 years of experience in the dispute, forensic, and insolvency practice areas, most specifically focused in the financial services and asset management industries. His experience encompasses a number of significant cross-border insolvency and litigation matters, where he has served as financial advisor and consulting expert to fiduciaries, offshore liquidators, bankruptcy, and litigation trustees. He has assisted these clients in a variety of litigation consulting services, including asset tracing, fraud, Ponzi schemes, industry custom and practice for investment managers, and forensic analysis. Joel has also led several internal investigations within the context of family office, investment advisors, and various corporate structures.

Before joining Stout, Joel was a Managing Director at a boutique financial advisory and consulting firm. Prior to that, he spent a number of years with a global financial advisory firm in its Dispute & Investigations group where he helped manage a team of CPAs, economists, attorneys, and finance professionals in executing a diverse array of complex engagements related to the various hedge fund/private equity fraud, insolvencies, and litigations that characterized the global financial crisis of 2008-09.

He was a leader in the disputes practice at a Big 4 accounting firm and senior vice president at a prominent investment bank in charge of internal investigations. Joel has worked with premier law firms on accounting malpractice, business insurance disputes, fraud detection, and economic investigations.

Joel has expertise in managing the expectations of various stakeholders involved in insolvency proceedings, liquidations, litigation settlements, and receiverships, namely in his capacity of assisting a board, trustee, receiver, or official liquidator with their duties, including U.S. and cross border considerations. He has extensive experience within the offshore world, regularly handling cases out of the Caribbean.

Justin Burchett Related seminars and products

Justin Burchett is a Managing Director in the Complex Securities & Financial Instruments practice. He is based in the New York office.


Justin focuses on expanding Stout’s financial services industry capabilities by delivering valuation opinions and related advisory services to a variety of client types. These include corporations, hedge funds, private equity funds, asset managers, banks, insurance companies, real estate investment trusts, specialty finance companies, and government agencies.


He has more than 15 years specializing in the valuation of financial services firms and complex financial products including: ABS, RMBS, CDO/CLOs, CMBS, derivative instruments, consumer and commercial whole loans, private debt and equity, and convertible debt. Justin’s areas of expertise include complex financial instruments including derivatives, structured products, corporate and consumer debt instruments, and bank loan portfolios.


Prior to joining Stout, Justin was a Managing Director at BDO Consulting. He previously led valuation engagements as a Managing Director at an independent investment bank and a global accounting firm. Earlier in his career, Justin held front-office positions in the alternative asset management sector where he was responsible for the analysis of structured credit products.



Thu, Dec 16, 2021 - 01:30pm to 02:36pm EST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information



Advanced Preparation


Designed For

All CPAs and fraud examiners

Original Recording Date

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Yellow Book No
Course Developer


Date Added to Catalog 5/25/2020

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Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

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