Auditing and Investigating Bribes and Kickbacks

Paying and/or receiving a bribe or a kickback are corrupt acts. The potential for bribes and kickbacks exists in virtually every form of human endeavor, and in every conceivable transaction, both in the private sector and in government.

Learning Objectives

This course covers:

  • What constitutes a bribe and a kickback, conditions under which bribes and kickbacks are likely to take place, and the various forms that bribes and kickbacks take
  • Impact of bribes and kickbacks, and U.S. statutes that govern bribes and kickbacks
  • Audit trails of evidence that bribes and kickbacks generally create
  • How to collect evidence to demonstrate a bribe or kickback may have taken place and how to properly report those findings

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  • Field(s) of Study


    Course Length

    2 days

    Course Level



    Zacchea, Nick

    CPE Hours


    Group Cost

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