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Wednesday, January 1, 2025

ARCHIVED WEBINAR: Benford's Law and Fraud Analysis

Start Date: 12/9/2015 2:00 PM EST
End Date: 1/1/2025 3:00 PM EST

Anna Peniston
Email: apeniston@nasact.org
Phone: (859) 276-0686

Archived Webinar: Benford's Law and Fraud Analysis
An ALGA Webinar held December 9, 2015

Would you like to know how to mine data as part of a fraud investigation? If so, this highly interactive webinar will show you how to conduct fraud investigations using data analytics. You will also gain an understanding of the concepts behind Benford's Law and how to apply statistical tools when reviewing financial records for fraudulent activity. The training includes an interactive demonstration of Benford's Law using data provided by participants. You will also learn about other real world methods to identify outliers that could indicate fraud or performance issues. These techniques have been used by the Oregon Audits Division to help put many fraudsters behind bars. The training will include demonstrations of how to use both ACL and Excel in applying these techniques. 

Cost: FREE

CPE: Worth 1 credit of self-study (not NASBA-certified)