Detecting Fraud in Organizations

By Joseph R. Petrucelli, CFE

This book’s author is a CFE

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"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

This book's author is a CFE.
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ISBN 978-1-118-10314-2
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Polishing
Published Copyright 2013
Pages 384
Format Hardcover

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

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