Profiling the Fraudster: Removing the Mask to Prevent and Detect Fraud



SIMON PADGETT, CFE


Description

If you are a fraud examiner, auditor, forensic accountant, law enforcement professional or anyone challenged with safeguarding your organization’s assets, Profiling the Fraudster shows you how to remove the mask and recognize the characteristics and behavioral patterns of potential fraudsters within your organization.

The book explores:

  • Fraud examination techniques and how they can be enhanced by using the characteristics of fraudulent behavior
  • Profiling potential perpetrators of fraud
  • How to compile a fraud profile
  • Organizational fraud, including abuse of power, embezzlement, computer fraud, expense abuse and more




Product Details

COPYRIGHT 2014
ISBN 978-1-118-87104-1
Hardcover, 272 PAGES
WILEY; 1 EDITION

Table of Contents:


  • PART I: OCCUPATIONAL FRAUD AND CORRUPTION
  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Occupational Fraud and Corruption and Recent Trends
  • Chapter 2: Types of Occupational Fraud and Corruption
  • Chapter 3: What Is Fraud and More Specifically Occupational Fraud?
  • Chapter 4: Corruption
  • Chapter 5: Normative Crime Analysis and Investigative Psychology
  • Chapter 6: The Fraud Triangle Becomes the Fraud Diamond: A Journey through the Theory
  • PART II: PROFILING THE FRAUDSTER
  • Chapter 7: Using Profiling in the Fight against Crime and Occupational Fraud
  • Chapter 8: Criminal and Fraud Offender Profiling
  • Chapter 9: Behavioral Warning Signs or Red Flags
  • Chapter 10: Motivation and Opportunity as Key Indicators
  • Chapter 11: Profiling Individual Behavior and Characteristics of a Fraudster
  • Chapter 12: Profiling the Fraudster’s Position and Department
  • Chapter 13: Profiling the Fraud Methodology or Modus Operandi
  • Chapter 14: Profiling the Victim Organization and Its Geography
  • Chapter 15: Profiling the Consequences
  • Chapter 16: Using Case Studies for Profiling Fraudsters
  • PART III: BUILDING A FRAUD PROFILING METHODOLOGY FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION
  • Chapter 18: Profiling as Part of Your Sound Antifraud Program
  • Chapter 19: Information Sources and the Role of Data Mining
  • Chapter 20: Fraud Profiling Your Organization
  • Chapter 21: The Process of Developing a Fraud Profile
  • Chapter 22: The Role of the HR Recruitment Process in Profiling