How is Cognitive Dissonance Impacting your Forensic Case Work?

Session Date: 
Nov 15, 2017 - 9:00am10:15am

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Using the case backdrop of the Tom Petters fraud schemes, the session hosted by an attorney and forensic expert that worked on Petters-related cases will discuss the elements of the fraud schemes and how Cognitive Dissonance played a role in many components

  • Learn about the largest Ponzi Scheme until Madoff came along - $3.4 Billion
  • Learn about the number of CPA firms that were 'involved' in audits related to the Petters scheme
  • Learn about the common pitfall of the CPA firms that provided services - Cognitive Dissonance
  • Appreciate that Cognitive Dissonance may also be present in your Forensic Accounting engagements

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