Wirecard with Dan McCrum

Episode 18: Auditors you FAILED… EY auditors that is. In the Wirecard case. Dan McCrum is an investigative journalist who was involved in the Wirecard case, one of the largest fraud cases in recent history. In this AUDIT 15 FUN episode, Jon discussed some of the parallels between Investigative Journalism and Internal Audit with Dan. He had some tips on how to become trusted with your sources and insights into why EY utterly failed by signing off Wirecard financial statements for about 10 years. He nailed it on the reason why…listen in to find out what he had to say! His new book ‘Money Men: A Hot Startup, A Billion Dollar Fraud, A Fight for the Truth’ will be published in the UK on June 16 and sometime in the fall in the U.S. Listen in to check out what he had to say! We hope you enjoy it!

Program Level: Basic | Prerequisites: None

Instructional Method: Self-Study | Advance Preparation: None

CPE Credit: 0 hour(s) 29 minute (s) | Field of Study: Auditing

Learning Objectives:

* Learn about the Wirecard case
* Learn about the parallels between journalism and internal auditing


* Quiz Questions: Minimum 4 Questions

* Types: Multiple Choice or True / False

* Quiz Attempts: Unlimited retries

* Minimum Quiz score of 100% is required to obtain self-study CPE

Materials Included:

* On-Demand Video

* CPE Quiz

Program For:

* Auditors interested in learning about the Wirecard fraud

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Your Instructor

Jon Taber

Jon is the host of the "Audit 15 Fun" podcast, and is an Internal Audit Manager at Casey’s General Store, based in Ankeny, IA. Before joining Casey’s, Jon worked for FedEx Services, performing financial and operational audits focusing on locations mostly in the Latin America & Caribbean region.

Prior to that Jon worked for an accounting firm in Des Moines, IA and in the retirement services industry at Principal Financial Group for more than 8 years and was privileged to work with institutional clients with accounts in excess of $1bn.

Jon has a BS in Finance from Upper Iowa University, and a Masters in Financial Fraud and Investigations from Pfeiffer University. Jon is also a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Iowa, a Certified Internal Auditor, a Certified Fraud Examiner, and a Certified Financial Forensics. Jon is passionate about his work and always eager to interact with other Audit, Accounting and Legal professionals. You can reach out to Jon on LinkedIn.


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