Corporate Fraud

Corporate Fraud : Prevention and Detection

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This book provides a step-by-step guide to detecting fraud and sets out the most effective counter-measures. Written for the non-specialist, "Corporate Fraud" puts solid forensic accounting skills into plain English, making the title an important addition to the library of any accountant or Finance Director. It covers: background and incidence of fraud; nature of fraud and the risk areas; employee/supplier fraud; sales fraud; income/debtor fraud; treasury/cheque fraud; petty cash fraud; computer accounting fraud; Internet fraud and crime; detection and prevention of fraud; control systems; procedures on discovery of fraud; effects of fraud on the business; investigations and investigation techniques; and DTI, SFO, more

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  • Paperback
  • Lexisnexis UK
  • Tolley
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0754512983
  • 9780754512981

Table of contents

"ContentsIntroduction Why fraud is important What is corporate fraudThe directors' role The duty of directors The role and requirements of corporate governanceThe risk of fraud and how to reduce it internal controls to tackle fraud creating the right environment for fraud preventionProcurement fraudDebtors fraudsPayroll and expenses fraudInvestment fraud What is money launderingInsolvency fraudSector fraudHotel and LeisureRetailManufacturingCharityE-businessPublic sector fraudProfessional firms and investment businessesInsuranceTechnology to fight fraudThe external auditor's roleThe internal auditor's roleWhat to do on discovering a fraudAppendicesThe Turnbull report - a summary of the requirementsCharity commission risk register (st copyright)SAS 110 (st copyright)Example of an external auditor's risk assessmentExample of internal audit testing scheduleWhat to do if you suspect a fraudCriminal offences which may be used in fraud casesFraud HealthcheckExample fraud policy and response planHM treasury short fraud policy (st copyright)Websites with further information on fraud"show more