Report Writing Manual

By The ACFE Research Team

This book’s author is a CFE

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Your ability to write a clear and thorough report is a key component of fraud examination and can greatly influence your professional credibility with litigators, management, direct supervisors and peers. The Report Writing Manual provides simple, informative explanations detailing the elements that a fraud examination report should include and how to express the results of your investigation in an accurate, accessible and concise manner.

Combining example reports, format recommendations and style tips, this manual can help writers of any level improve their written communication skills and sharpen the quality of their work. 

Highlights include: 

  • Tips for planning a fraud examination report 
  • Legal considerations in report writing 
  • Advice for composing expert reports 
  • Tips for improving writing skills 
  • Sample reports and engagement letters 
  • Style guidelines and writing resources 
  • Report writing templates 

Product Details

This book's author is a CFE.
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ISBN 978-1-889277-52-3
Publisher Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Published Copyright 2022
Pages 152
Format Paperback

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: The Importance of Well-Written Reports
Chapter 2 Assessing Your Audience and Planning Your Report
Chapter 3 Writing Fraud Examination Reports
Chapter 4 Legal Considerations
Chapter 5 Expert Witness Reports
Chapter 6 Improving Your Writing Skills
Chapter 7 Conclusion
Chapter 8 Appendices

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