Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination

By Dr. Joseph T. Wells, CFE, CPA, Mary-Jo Kranacher, CFE, Richard Riley, CFE

This book’s author is a CFE

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Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination


"Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination" provides a comprehensive introduction to fraud detection and deterrence for both students and professionals. The text follows the model curriculum for education in fraud and forensic accounting funded by the U.S. National Institute of Justice and developed by a technical working group of experts in the field. 

Whether getting inside the mind of these criminals in “From the Fraudster’s Perspective,” or utilizing the included IDEA software for meeting documentation standards, this text offers real world practicality. This easy-to-read, comprehensive textbook includes essential learning pedagogies and engaging case study examples that bring technical concepts to life.

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This book's author is a CFE.
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ISBN 978-0-470-43774-2
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Published 2010
Pages 542
Format Hardcover

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Core Foundation Related to Fraud Examination and Financial Forensics
Chapter 2 Careers in Fraud Examination and Financial Forensics
Chapter 3 Who Commits Fraud and Why: Criminology and Ethics
Chapter 4 Complex Frauds and Financial Crimes
Chapter 5 Cybercrime: Computer and Internet Fraud
Chapter 6 Legal, Regulatory and Professional Environment
Chapter 7 Fraud Detection: Red Flags and Targeted Risk Assessment
Chapter 8 Detection and Investigations
Chapter 9 Effective Interviewing and Interrogation
Chapter 10 Using Information Technology for Fraud Examination and Financial Forensics
Chapter 11 Cash Receipt Schemes and Other Asset Misappropriations
Chapter 12 Cash Disbursement Schemes
Chapter 13 Corruption and the Human Factor
Chapter 14 Financial Statement Fraud
Chapter 15 Consulting, Litigation Support and Expert Witnesses: Damages, Valuations and Other Engagements
Chapter 16 Remediation and Litigation Advisory Services
Appendix A References and Resources
Appendix B Fraud Acts

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