Financial Fraud Prevention and Detection: Governance and Effective Practices

By Michael R. Young

Cover of the book Financial Fraud Prevention and Detection
Financial Fraud Prevention and Detection


Financial fraud can be devastating to a company on so many levels. This book provides a step-by-step guide exploring how to prevent and detect financial fraud with concrete, practical advice that is action-oriented.

This book:

  • Provides a blueprint for fraud prevention and detection
  • Presents step-by-step guidance on managing the threat of accounting fraud
  • Prepares you for the possibility of accounting irregularities
  • Answers the question of how accounting fraud starts — and grows

With solid strategies for preventing of accounting fraud, as well as a process to follow when fraud has been discovered, "Financial Fraud Prevention and Detection" vividly explores the corporate environment that causes fraud, how it spreads, the crises it can create for a company and the best responses.

Product Details

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ISBN 978-1-118-61763-2
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Published Copyright 2014
Pages 301
Format Hardcover

Table of Contents

Part I Origin
Chapter 1 The Origin of Financial Fraud
Chapter 2 The Path to Corruption
Part II Prevention
Chapter 3 From Treadway to Sarbanes-Oxley
Chapter 4 The Sarbanes-Oxley Act
Chapter 5 The Audit Committee
Chapter 6 In the Crosshairs: The Chief Executive Officer
Part III Detection
Chapter 7 Detection and Its Aftermath
Chapter 8 Investigating Financial Fraud: Objectives and Approach
Chapter 9 Finding the False Numbers
Chapter 10 Getting a New Audit Report on the Financial Statements
Chapter 11 The Securities and Exchange Commission
Chapter 12 Criminal Investigations
Chapter 13 Class Action Lawsuits
Part IV The Future
Chapter 14 The Future of Financial Reporting

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