• The Essential Resource for Anti-Fraud Professionals

    With more than 2,000 pages of fraud prevention, detection and deterrence guidance, the 2013 Fraud Examiners Manual is the essential reference for anti-fraud professionals.

    This comprehensive guide is divided into four sections:

    Section I: Financial Transactions and Fraud Schemes
    Examines general accounting concepts and describes hundreds of the most common employee defalcation schemes including financial statement fraud, asset misappropriation, bribery and corruption schemes. This section also highlights industry-specific fraud including healthcare fraud, financial institution fraud, insurance fraud, securities fraud and many more.


    Section II: Law
    Focuses on the statues and principals involved in prosecuting fraudsters through both the criminal and civil systems, as well as legal pitfalls you may encounter in conducting an investigation.


    Section III: Investigation:
    Provides the basic tools and techniques necessary to gather information and evidence when conducting a fraud examination and identifying perpetrators. The appendix contains a sample fraud examination report, fraud examination checklist and sample engagement and opinion letters.


    Section IV: Fraud Prevention and Deterrence:
    Explores why people commit fraud and what can be done to prevent it. Topics covered in this section include crime causation, white-collar crime, occupational fraud, fraud prevention, fraud risk assessment, and the ACFE Code of Professional Ethics.

    Important updates for the 2013 edition include:

    Updated statistics, including findings from the 2012 Report to the Nations 

    Expanded chapters on Ethics for Fraud Examiners and ACFE Code of Professional Ethics

    New discussion on monitoring employees’ social media activity

    New GAO Yellow Book Standards

    Expanded coverage of Internet fraud schemes

    New coverage regarding recent health care and mortgage fraud legislation

    Updated discussion of the anti-money laundering programs established by the USA PATRIOT Act

    New information background researchers need to know concerning “ban-the-box” laws, as well as a list of jurisdictions implementing them

    New scheme-specific data analysis tests with screenshots from industry-leading software


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    Also available in Printed Edition or Printed/CD-ROM Set.