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Don't Get Burned — Seminar on Fraud Detection and Prevention 
for the Nonprofit Sector

Monday, March 24, 2014

This training seminar offered by the New York State Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) seeks to educate nonprofit staff and board members on how to prevent and detect fraud within their organizations. This session includes:

  • Case studies of actual fraud in the nonprofit sector
  • Risk assessment model to help identify the most cost-effective detection and preventive controls to use in addressing fraud
  • Tools for immediate use, such as a fraud risk-assessment tool, the "Red Flags for Fraud" handbook, an internal control self-assessment survey, a fraud detection checklist, and model versions of an ethics policy and code of conduct
  • Interactive participation and question-and-answer opportunities with expert forensic auditors
  • CPEs for eligible accountants


David Rousseau, Dean, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy

Keynote Speaker: 
The Honorable Thomas P. DiNapoli, New York State Comptroller (invited)

Facilitator Panel: 
Trainers from the Division of State Government Accountability for the Office of State Comptroller. CFE fraud prevention experts trained to assist nonprofit organization leaders to better understand and manage the risk of fraud in their organizations.