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Forensic Accounting For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-88928-2
Paperback
384 pages
February 2011
US $24.99 Add to Cart
Introduction.

Par t I: Investigating Forensic Accounting.

Chapter 1: Why the World Needs Forensic Accountants.

Chapter 2: Steering Your Career toward Forensic Accounting.

Chapter 3: Getting to Know the Most Common Fraud Schemes.

Chapter 4: Forensic Accounting Minus the Fraud.

Part II: The Anatomy of Occupational Fraud.

Chapter 5: Cooked Books: Finding Financial Statement Fraud.

Chapter 6: Investigating Inventory Fraud.

Chapter 7: Examining Revenue Recognition Problems.

Chapter 8: Studying Securities Fraud.

Part III: It's All in the Family: Fraud against Individuals.

Chapter 9: Divorce with a Side of Fraud.

Chapter 10: Protecting Estates, Trusts, and the Elderly.

Chapter 11: Recognizing Real Estate Fraud.

Part IV: Meeting Your Methods of Investigation.

Chapter 12: Walking through the Investigation Process.

Chapter 13: Tracing the Flow of Money.

Chapter 14: Going to the Source: Obtaining Records.

Chapter 15: Tapping into Electronic Evidence.

Chapter 16: Who Wants to Know? Reporting on Your Findings.

Chapter 17: Preparing for Trial: Business Litigation.

Chapter 18: Organizing Evidence and Serving as an Expert Witness.

Chapter 19: Peeking Inside Federal Government Fraud Cases.

Part V: Preventing Occupational Fraud.

Chapter 20: Helping Small Businesses Prevent Fraud.

Chapter 21: Assisting Larger Businesses with Fraud Prevention.

Chapter 22: Keeping Employees Honest (and Happy).

Chapter 23: Applying Technology to Fraud Prevention.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 24: Ten Entertaining Portrayals of Fraud.

Chapter 25: Ten Fairly Common – and Unsuspected – Frauds.

Chapter 26: Ten Truly Strange Fraud Stories.

Index.

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