Update! COVID - 19 Opening the Door to Fraud

Date: Tuesday, December 01, 2020
Time: 02:00 PM ET / 01:00 PM CT / 12:00 PM MT / 11:00 AM PT [Prevailing Time]
Presenter(s): Jessica Kaczor, CPA, CFE Senior Auditor, Bauknight Pietras & Stormer, PA
Objective: *Recognize the impacts to organizations that COVID-19 has had in 2020.
*Learn benchmarks of the increase in fraud during 2020 from COVID-19 and the expected increases over the next 12 months. *Recognize areas to focus on the help mitigate the impacts of fraud.
Field of Study: Auditing
Program Level: Basic
CPE Credit: 1 Credit Hour- must answer 3 attendance questions during presentation
Delivery Method: Group Internet-based

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
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Course Description
2020 has proven to be a year for the history books. Businesses are adapting to remote work and constant changes in the business climate, while fraudsters are always adapting their schemes to take advantage of businesses – and are usually one step ahead of everyone! Learn about updated benchmarks in regards to fraud schemes and how remote work and furloughed employees factor into the fraud equation.

Presenter and Moderator Bios
Jessica Kaczor joined Bauknight Pietras & Stormer in September 2016 after earning her Master of Accounting degree from Kennesaw State University in July 2016. She held an officer position in Beta Alpha Psi during her master’s program. Among her hobbies is dance and she was trained classically until she was 18 years old. Throughout her undergrad and graduate degrees, Jessica was in a professional contemporary dance company. Jessica hopes to continue training and performing when she can in Columbia.

Free for NSAC Members / $56.00 for Non-Members

Delivery System

  • All programs are delivered using the Zoom platform.
  • Confirmations will include log-in instructions.
  • Participants are able to participate using any device with an Internet connect (if the device does not have speakers, the participant can also dial-in) or they can participate with audio only by dialing in.
  • All registrants will receive a link to the CLN’s recording by email within 48 business hours of event’s conclusion.
  • There will be assistance available to help with technical and connectivity issues up to 10 minutes prior to the start of the presentation.


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Refund Policy

NSAC will not issue refunds for CLNs. If a registrant is unable to participate in the CLN and provides notification to info@nsacoop.org 48 hours prior to the session, a credit will be provided for a future CLN. Alert the NSAC staff member monitoring the CLN if technical difficulties are encountered and technical support will be provided to eliminate problems with future CLNs.

Additional Information

Live participation is required for CPE credit and polling questions must be answered to document your active participation. All registrants will receive an email following the session with links to the slides and/or handouts, and a link to the CLN recording (unless otherwise stated). If you are unable to participate in the live session, you can still watch the recorded session, but you will not be eligible for CPE credits. Those eligible for credits will receive their certificate by email with 7 business days.

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