The Psychology of Fraud

Date:  Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Time:  11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Central time
CPE Credit:  One CPE credit in the Specialized Knowledge field of study may be awarded upon verification of participant attendance.
Presenter:  Rand Gambrell

Rand Gambrell


Forensics & Valuation Services

1801 California Street, Suite 2900
Denver, CO 80202-2606


In this presentation, participants will go beyond fraud schemes and scams to explore the psychology and motivations of fraud perpetrators. They’ll also discuss the psychology of fraud victims and how relationships can be manipulated, leaving individuals and organizations particularly susceptible to fraud.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the psychology of fraud perpetrators, including how they rationalize their actions
  • Describe the psychology of fraud victims and what makes them want to believe fraudsters, making them vulnerable to deception
  • Evaluate an organization’s internal controls, helping ensure the inclusion of a people/behavioral element that can help prevent and identify occupational fraud


CPE Information

Audience:  Accounting and finance staff and professionals, external and internal counsel, forensic investigators, risk management professionals and law enforcement
Program Level:  Overview
Delivery Method:  Group internet-based
Advance Preparation:  None
Prerequisites:  None
Refund Policy:  There is no fee associated with this webinar.


Contact Information
If you have concerns or would like information regarding program cancellation policies or CPE credit, contact us at training@bkd.com or 800.472.2745.


BKD, LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:  www.nasbaregistry.org.

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