Fraud Auditing and Forensic Accounting, Fourth Edition

  Fraud Auditing and Forensic Accounting, Fourth Edition

By Tommie W. Singleton and Aaron J. Singleton  




With the responsibility of detecting and preventing fraud placed directly on the accounting profession, you are responsible for recognizing fraud and learning the tools and strategies necessary to stop it. Fraud Auditing and Forensic Accounting, Fourth Edition shows you how to develop an investigative eye toward both internal and external fraud and provides crucial information on how to deal with it when discovered.


This authoritative, timely book equips auditors, investigators, corporate attorneys, and accountants to identify the signs of financial fraud and successfully investigate it.


This new edition will enable you to:


Recognize the characteristics of organizations in which fraud is likely to occur

Detect and deter accounting fraud, using the most recently developed techniques

Conduct an efficient, systematic fraud investigation

Use the latest methods for documenting fraud and preparing evidence


Highlights of the new edition include:


Brand-new chapters devoted to fraud response as well as to the physiological aspects of the fraudster

A closer look at how forensic accountants get their job done

More about Computer Assisted Audit Tools (CAATs) and digital forensics

Technological aspects of fraud auditing and forensic accounting

Extended discussion on fraud schemes

Case studies demonstrating industry-tested methods for dealing with fraud, all drawn from a wide variety of actual incidents


Product Details:
Copyright 2010
ISBN 978-0-470-56413-4
Hardcover, 317 Pages
John Wiley & Sons Publishing

Table of Contents:


Chapter 1: Background of Fraud Auditing and Forensic Accounting

Chapter 2: Fraud Principles

Chapter 3: Fraud Schemes

Chapter 4: Red Flags

Chapter 5: Fraud Risk Assessment

Chapter 6: Fraud Prevention

Chapter 7: Fraud Detection

Chapter 8: Fraud Response

Chapter 9: Computer Crime

Chapter 10: Fraud and the Accounting Information System

Chapter 11: Gathering Evidence

Chapter 12: Cyber Forensics

Chapter 13: Obtaining and Evaluating Non-Financial Evidence in a Fraud Examination

Chapter 14: General Criteria and Standards for Establishing an Expert Witness's

Chapter 15: The Legal Role and Qualifications of an Expert Witness

Chapter 16: Effective Tactics and Procedures for the Expert Witness in Court

Chapter 17: Fraud and the Public Accounting Profession