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

By Howard Silverstone, CFE, CPA, Michael Sheetz, J.D., Stephen Pedneault, CFE, CPA, and Frank Rudewicz, J.D., CPP, CAMS

This book’s author is a CFE

Book cover displaying the title Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation for non-experts
Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation for Non Experts


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 book 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

This book's author is a CFE.
Label Value
ISBN 978-0-470-87959-7
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Published Copyright 2012
Pages 320
Format Hardcover

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

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