Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation for Non-Experts, Third Edition



BY HOWARD SILVERSTONE, CFE, CPA, MICHAEL SHEETZ, JD, STEPHEN PEDNEAULT, CFE, CPA, AND FRANK RUDEWICZ, JD, CPP, CAMS


Description

Hundreds of thousands of incidents involving financial fraud occur each year because of poor or inadequate accounting and financial control and security. Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation for Non-Experts, Third Edition provides you with all the critical accounting principles and investigative techniques you will need to protect your organization from devastating losses due to fraud. The third edition is filled with an abundance of new tips on knowing the financial areas where your organization is most vulnerable, as well as how to implement effective investigation processes when fraud is suspected. 

Covering basic accounting principles as they apply to forensic accounting and the most common types of fraud, this  thoroughly examines the investigative process, with discussions on documentary evidence, the role of the expert witness, and interview techniques. All phases of forensic accounting are addressed, complete with actual examples demonstrating applications in the real world. 

The cost of fraud can be damaging to your company or organization. Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation for Non-Experts, Third Edition expertly arms you with the tools to help prevent fraud and reduce fraud losses. 




Product Details

COPYRIGHT 2012
ISBN 978-0-470-87959-7
Hardcover, 320 PAGES
JOHN WILEY & SONS PUBLISHING

Table of Contents:


  • Chapter 1: Forensic Accounting
  • Chapter 2: Fraud in Society
  • Chapter 3: Understanding the Basics of Financial Accounting
  • Chapter 4: Forms of Entities
  • Chapter 5: Fundamental Principles of Financial Analysis
  • Chapter 6: The Role of the Accounting Professional
  • Chapter 7: Business as a Victim
  • Chapter 8: Business Villains
  • Chapter 9: The Investigative Process
  • Chapter 10: Interviewing Financially Sophisticated Witnesses
  • Chapter 11: Proving Cases through Documentary Evidence
  • Chapter 12: Analysis Tools for Investigators
  • Chapter 13: Inferential Analysis
  • Chapter 14: Documenting and Presenting the Case