Business & Industry Fest: Proven Controls to Steer You Clear of Fraud

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Organizations that fall victim to fraud (and that is every organization in the world) have many controls in place to combat fraud. We will discuss means and methods to stop fraud and the controls that victim organizations employ to seek improvements for our organizations.


Number of Credits Type of Credits
4 Accounting and Auditing


  • Fraud's cost -- ACFE’s Report to the Nations; Ancillary costs 
  • Why good folks go bad -- What studies indicate; Five interesting findings; Red flags 
  • Combating fraud with controls 
  • Fraud checklists


  • Understand the prevalence and incredible cost of fraud 
  • Learn what drives seemingly honest people to steal 
  • Understand that there are many layers in fraud defense 
  • Understand that checklists can help both management and us to focus in areas we may have overlooked


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Robert W. Wells, CPA, CFE

Robert "Wayne" Wells graduated from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn. in 1970 with a B.S. degree in accounting and economics.

Wells began his career in public accounting in 1970 with the national firm of what was then Touche, Ross & Co. in Nashville.

In 1974, he joined a local firm in Nashville. This firm provided accounting, auditing, fraud investigations and tax services to small and medium-sized businesses as well as extensive tax services to individuals. After a total of over 45 years experience, today he is a principal with Blankenship CPA Group, PLLC in Brentwood, Tenn.

Wells annually instructs numerous continuing education seminars and in-firm training classes all over the U.S. for the major continuing eduction providers in the areas of accounting, auditing, fraud and taxation. Wells is a recipient of the 2013 Outstanding Discussion Leader Award presented by TSCPA and the 2014 Outstanding Discussion Leader Award presented by the AICPA.

Wells holds a CPA in Tennessee and is also a Certified Fraud Examiner. He is a member of TSCPA, AICPA and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

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