Detecting Fraud in Organizations

  Detecting Fraud in Organizations

By Joseph R. Petrucelli, CFE




Detecting Fraud in Organizations: Techniques, Tools, and Resources explores the process of how people commit fraud, as well as how to prevent and stop fraud from occurring in your organization. The book also explains ways in which you can help guard against fraud by familiarizing yourself with its building blocks and methods used to perpetrate and conceal it.


In this book, you will learn: 


The personality traits of the fraudster

Why principles and rules alone cannot exterminate all fraud

What the people in your organization are really thinking

How to catch a fraudster

Understanding the accounting process

Why auditors and accountants fail to detect fraud


Product Details:
Copyright 2013
ISBN 978-1-1181-0314-2
Hardcover, 384 Pages
John Wiley & Sons Publishing

Table of Contents:


Chapter 1: Understanding Fraud: What Is Fraud, and Why Does It Continue to Happen?

Chapter 2: Fraud Detection Approaches

Chapter 3: Deciding to Commit Fraud: What Is the "Something" That Coerces People to Cross the Line?

Chapter 4: How to Act Like a Fraudster: To Catch a Fraudster, You Need to Think Like One

Chapter 5: The Dynamics of Business: Everything Is Related - from People to Processes to Outside Influences

Chapter 6: Understanding the Accounting Process

Chapter 7: It All Comes Down to Cash

Chapter 8: Final Thoughts: Handy Tips and Quick Checklists for Reference