Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination

   Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination

 By Dr. Joseph T. Wells, CFE, CPA, Mary-Jo Kranacher, CFE, Richard Riley, CFE 



Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination provides a comprehensive introduction to fraud detection and deterrence for both students and professionals. The text follows the model curriculum for education in fraud and forensic accounting funded by the U.S. National Institute of Justice and developed by a Technical Working Group of experts in the field.

Whether getting inside the mind of these criminals in “From the Fraudster’s Perspective,” or utilizing the included IDEA software for meeting documentation standards, this text offers real world practicality. This easy-to-read, comprehensive textbook includes essential learning pedagogies and engaging case study examples that bring technical concepts to life.


Product Details:
Copyright 2010
ISBN 978-0-470-43774-2
Hardcover, 542 pages
John Wiley & Sons Publishing

Table of Contents:


Chapter 1: Core Foundation Related to Fraud Examination and Financial Forensics

Chapter 2: Careers in Fraud Examination and Financial Forensics

Chapter 3: Who Commits Fraud and Why: Criminology and Ethics

Chapter 4: Complex Frauds and Financial Crimes

Chapter 5: Cybercrime: Computer and Internet Fraud

Chapter 6: Legal, Regulatory, and Professional Environment

Chapter 7: Fraud Detection: Red Flags and Targeted Risk Assessment

Chapter 8: Detection and Investigations

Chapter 9: Effective Interviewing and Interrogation

Chapter 10: Using Information Technology for Fraud Examination and Financial Forensics

Chapter 11: Cash Receipt Schemes and Other Asset Misappropriations

Chapter 12: Cash Disbursement Schemes

Chapter 13: Corruption and the Human Factor

Chapter 14: Financial Statement Fraud

Chapter 15: Consulting, Litigation Support, and Expert Witnesses: Damages, Valuations, and Other Engagements

Chapter 16: Remediation and Litigation Advisory Services

Appendix A: References and Resources

Appendix B: Fraud Acts