Forensic Accounting For Dummies

Author: Frimette Kass-Shraibman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

View: 933

A practical, hands-on guide to forensic accounting Careers in forensic accounting are hot-US News & World Report recently designated forensic accounting as one of the eight most secure career tracks in America., Forensic accountants work in most major accounting firms and demand for their services is growing with then increasing need for investigations of mergers and acquisitions, tax inquiries, and economic crime. In addition, forensic accountants perform specialized audits, and assist in all kinds of civil litigation, and are often involved in terrorist investigations. Forensic Accounting For Dummies will track to a course and explain the concepts and methods of forensic accounting. Covers everything a forensic accountant may face, from investigations of mergers and acquisitions to tax inquiries to economic crime What to do if you find or suspect financial fraud in your own organization Determining what is fraud and how to investigate Whether you're a student pursuing a career in forensic accounting or just want to understand how to detect and deal with financial fraud, Forensic Accounting For Dummies has you covered.

Forensic Accounting For Dummies

Author: Frimette Kass-Shraibman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

View: 896

A practical, hands-on guide to forensic accounting Careers in forensic accounting are hot-US News & World Report recently designated forensic accounting as one of the eight most secure career tracks in America., Forensic accountants work in most major accounting firms and demand for their services is growing with then increasing need for investigations of mergers and acquisitions, tax inquiries, and economic crime. In addition, forensic accountants perform specialized audits, and assist in all kinds of civil litigation, and are often involved in terrorist investigations. Forensic Accounting For Dummies will track to a course and explain the concepts and methods of forensic accounting. Covers everything a forensic accountant may face, from investigations of mergers and acquisitions to tax inquiries to economic crime What to do if you find or suspect financial fraud in your own organization Determining what is fraud and how to investigate Whether you're a student pursuing a career in forensic accounting or just want to understand how to detect and deal with financial fraud, Forensic Accounting For Dummies has you covered.

Forensic Accounting

What the World's Best Forensic Accountants Know - That You Don't

Author: Greg Shields

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 118

View: 606

Financial officers, auditors, police officers and other detectives all rely on forensic accountants. You may wonder, what type of person becomes a forensic accountant? This book will detail not only what it takes to be one, but also how to be good at it.

Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation for Non-Experts

Author: Stephen Pedneault

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

View: 338

Fully revised, the proven primer on forensic accounting with all-new cases A must-have reference for every business professional, Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation for Non-Experts, Third Edition is a necessary tool for those interested in understanding how financial fraud occurs and what to do when you find or suspect it within your organization. With comprehensive coverage, it provides insightful advice on where an organization is most susceptible to fraud. Updated with new cases and new material on technology tools in forensic accounting Covers the core accounting, investigative, and legal aspects of forensic accounting for professionals new to the field Covers investigative and legal issues along with accounting schemes Written by a team of recognized experts in the field of forensic accounting, Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation for Non-Experts, Third Edition is essential reading for accountants and investigators requiring the most up-to-date methods in dealing with financial fraud within their organizations.

A Guide to Forensic Accounting Investigation

Author: Steven L. Skalak

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 648

View: 640

Recent catastrophic business failures have caused some to rethinkthe value of the audit, with many demanding that auditors take moreresponsibility for fraud detection. This book provides forensicaccounting specialists?experts in uncovering fraud?with newcoverage on the latest PCAOB Auditing Standards, the ForeignCorrupt Practices Act, options fraud, as well as fraud in China andits implications. Auditors are equipped with the necessarypractical aids, case examples, and skills for identifyingsituations that call for extended fraud detection procedures.

Essentials of Forensic Accounting

Author: Michael A. Crain

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 640

View: 241

The highly experienced authors of the Essentials of Forensic Accounting define and explain the disciplined approaches to forensic accounting that lead to a thorough knowledge of the varied specialties within forensic accounting. Through illustrative examples and explanations, this book makes abstract concepts come to life for both seasoned professionals and students and it will help them understand and navigate successfully in this multifaceted area. The Essentials of Forensic Accounting is an indispensable resource delivering matchless knowledge to practitioners, financial managers and students in understanding the complex elements and factors that impact the forensic accounting practice areas. This vital reference resource focuses the elements that must come together to effectively diminish the incidence and impact of fraudulent activities. The book addresses the main themes of Professional Responsibilities and Practice Management Fundamental Forensic Knowledge, Laws, Courts, and Dispute Resolution Specialized Forensic Knowledge, Bankruptcy, Insolvency, and Reorganization

Financial Investigation and Forensic Accounting, Third Edition

Author: George A. Manning, Ph.D, CFE, EA

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN:

Category: Law

Page: 792

View: 118

As economic crimes continue to increase, accountants and law enforcement personnel must be vigilant in expanding their knowledge of ways to detect these clandestine operations. Written by a retired IRS agent with more than twenty years of experience, Financial Investigation and Forensic Accounting, Third Edition offers a complete examination of the current methods and legal considerations involved in the detection and prosecution of economic crimes. Explores a range of crimes Following an overview of the economic cost of crime, the book examines different types of offenses with a financial element, ranging from arson to tax evasion. It explores offshore activities and the means criminals use to hide their ill-gotten gains. The author provides a thorough review of evidentiary rules as well as the protocol involved in search warrants. He examines the two modalities used to prove financial crime: the Net Worth Method and the Expenditure Theory, and presents an example scenario based on real-life incidents. Organized crime and consumer fraud Additional topics include organized crime and money laundering — with profiles of the most nefarious cartels — consumer and business fraud and the different schemes that befall the unwary, computer crimes, and issues surrounding banking and finance. The book also presents focused and concrete advice on trial preparation and specific accounting and audit techniques. New chapters in the third edition New material enhances this third edition, including new chapters on investigative interview analysis and document examination, as well as advice for fraud examiners working on private cases, including the preparation of an engagement letter. For a successful prosecution, it is essential to recognize financial crime at its early stages. This practical text presents the nuts and bolts of fraud examination and forensic accounting, enabling investigators to stay ahead of an area that is increasingly taking on global importance.

Forensic Accounting and Finance

Principles and Practice

Author: Bee-Lean Chew

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 186

A complete guide to Forensic Accounting and Finance, this book is ideal for advanced-level students and new or mid-level forensic accounting professionals looking to boost their specialist knowledge as part of their CPD, for accountants who wish to build more knowledge in this skills area or advanced undergraduates who feel ready to stretch themselves. Demand for expertise in this field is growing, and Forensic Accounting and Finance offers a complete, accessible and affordable guide, combining coverage of principle theory with the real and practical needs of the professional. Written by a strong academic and practitioner author team and in association with the Network for Independent Forensic Accountants, this book covers all forensic accounting topics from forensics as an extension of auditing and the basic principles of forensic accounting, to financial analysis and modelling, financial reporting, financial crime, and IT systems. Forensic Accounting and Finance shares current examples and case studies, highlighting cultural differences for key topics with updated regional legislation information available online for those looking for a truly global approach which is always up to date.

Essentials of Forensic Accounting and Fraud Management

Author: Joseph Ugwulali

Publisher: First Edition Design Pub.

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page:

View: 845

The purpose of this introductory text on forensic accounting and fraud management is to give the reader a brief but basic understanding of the concepts and practice of the subject. The book will be particularly helpful to students of Universities and Polytechnics who are taking the course for the first time, as well as professionals such as lawyers, accountants, economists, academics and businessmen. Keywords: Forensic, Forensic Accounting, Fraud, Fraud management, Forensic Evidence, Fraud Solutions, Fraud triangle, Fraud Prevention, Fraud Detection, Financial crime.

Fraud Auditing and Forensic Accounting

Author: Tommie W. Singleton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

View: 339

FRAUD AUDITING AND FORENSIC ACCOUNTING With the responsibility of detecting and preventing fraud falling heavily on the accounting profession, every accountant needs to recognize fraud and learn the tools and strategies necessary to catch it in time. Providing valuable information to those responsible for dealing with prevention and discovery of financial deception, Fraud Auditing and Forensic Accounting, Fourth Edition helps accountants develop an investigative eye toward both internal and external fraud and provides tips for coping with fraud when it is found to have occurred. Completely updated and revised, the new edition presents: Brand-new chapters devoted to fraud response as well as to the physiological aspects of the fraudster A closer look at how forensic accountants get their job done More about Computer-Assisted Audit Tools (CAATs) and digital forensics Technological aspects of fraud auditing and forensic accounting Extended discussion on fraud schemes Case studies demonstrating industry-tested methods for dealing with fraud, all drawn from a wide variety of actual incidents Inside this book, you will find step-by-step keys to fraud investigation and the most current methods for dealing with financial fraud within your organization. Written by recognized experts in the field of white-collar crime, this Fourth Edition provides you, whether you are a beginning forensic accountant or an experienced investigator, with industry-tested methods for detecting, investigating, and preventing financial schemes.

Anatomy of a Ponzi Scheme: Scams Past and Present

The New York Times Bestseller

Author: Colleen Cross

Publisher: Slice Publishing Mystery and Thriller Books

ISBN:

Category: True Crime

Page: 280

View: 801

The unputdownable true crime financial thriller and instant #1 bestseller Wall Street sell-offs and stock market meltdowns aren't the worst that can happen... What if you're invested in a Ponzi Scheme? It can happen to you... Market volatility, financial upheaval, and economic uncertainty are the main catalysts for Ponzi scheme collapse--and financially ruined investors. Politics, global instability, trade wars and volatile stock markets can all be catalysts for a financial meltdown. When markets collapse, fraud, Ponzi schemes and other investment scams are exposed, but usually too late to get your money back. Are you and your money protected? Can you spot a Ponzi scheme? Most people don't know that they're caught in a fraudulent investment until it's too late. At best they lose their retirement funds, college funds, and nest eggs. At worst, they are financially ruined. You owe it to yourself and your family to learn how to spot and avoid Ponzi schemes and protect your money. Most of the 10 biggest Ponzi schemes collapsed during the Great Recession and financial crisis. Today's financial markets are even more volatile, with catalysts providing exactly the right conditions to trigger a Ponzi scheme collapse. Unwitting investors will be financially ruined and left holding the bag. The next massive Ponzi scheme collapse will surprise both veteran investors and financial experts alike, and will dwarf Bernard Madoff's massive $50 billion fraud during the 2008 financial crisis. Will you be a victim of the greatest fraud of the 21st century, or will you be prepared? Don't fall prey to the next wolf of Wall Street. You will be surprised to learn you are probably already invested in one of these schemes, either directly or indirectly as part of your mutual fund, pension fund, hedge fund or other investments. Many innocent victims suffered financial ruin simply because they didn't spot the Ponzi scheme red flags and warning signs until it was too late. Knowledge is power, and by following a few simple steps you can protect yourself and your money. You'll also discover exactly how Bernard Madoff, Scott Rothstein, Tom Petters and others defrauded investors for years, and how they ultimately got caught. Get Anatomy of a Ponzi today so you can protect yourself and keep your investments safe! A #1 New York Times bestseller business book from investing expert and CPA Colleen Cross. This exposé of the Wall Street underworld of tax havens and shady investment scams will both shock you and inform you as you prepare for the next Wall St. market meltdown... New York Times Bestselling author Colleen Cross is a CPA and personal finance expert who writes action-packed financial and legal thrillers, true crime and white-collar crime. What readers are saying: "Hands down the best investing book I have read in years. The practical advice and real-life stories are eye-opening and scary." "Fascinating how history always repeats. Great reading!" 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Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination

Author: Mary-Jo Kranacher

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 624

View: 680

Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination introduces students and professionals to the world of fraud detection and deterrence, providing a solid foundation in core concepts and methods for both public and private sector environments. Aligned with the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) model curriculum, this text provides comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of asset misappropriation, corruption, fraud, and other topics a practicing forensic accountant encounters on a daily basis. A focus on real-world practicality employs current examples and engaging case studies to reinforce comprehension, while in-depth discussions clarify technical concepts in an easily relatable style. End of chapter material and integrated IDEA and Tableau software cases introduces students to the powerful, user-friendly tools accounting professionals use to maximize auditing and analytic capabilities, detect fraud, and comply with documentation requirements, and coverage of current methods and best practices provides immediate relevancy to real-world scenarios. Amidst increased demand for forensic accounting skills, even for entry-level accountants, this text equips students with the knowledge and skills they need to successfully engage in the field.

Essentials of Forensic Accounting

Author: Michael A. Crain

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 640

View: 810

Essentials of Forensic Accounting Essentials of Forensic Accounting is an authoritative resource covering a comprehensive range of forensic accounting topics. As a foundation review, a reference book, or as preparation for the Certification in Financial Forensics (CFF®) Exam, this publication will provide thoughtful and insightful examination of the key themes in this field, including: Professional responsibilities and practice management Fundamental forensic knowledge including laws, courts, and dispute resolution Specialized forensic knowledge such as bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, and valuation Through illustrative examples, cases, and explanations, this book makes abstract concepts come to life to help you understand and successfully navigate this complex area.

Forensic Accounting

Author: John Taylor

Publisher: Financial Times/Prentice Hall

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 482

View: 209

The only textbook on forensic accounting specifically written to cover UK business practice, this accessible and comprehensive introduction uses stories of real-world frauds and practical case studies to help develop students' skills. Offering a detailed explanation of the process for defending against and investigating fraud within the UK, the text considers the legal and corporate governance framework in which fraudsters operate, as well as the psychology of their behaviour. The text also covers non-fraud aspects of forensic accounting, such as litigation support, dispute resolution, quantifying damages or compensation claims and acting as an expert witness.

Artificial Intelligence for Audit, Forensic Accounting, and Valuation

A Strategic Perspective

Author: Al Naqvi

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

View: 224

Strategically integrate AI into your organization to compete in the tech era The rise of artificial intelligence is nothing short of a technological revolution. AI is poised to completely transform accounting and auditing professions, yet its current application within these areas is limited and fragmented. Existing AI implementations tend to solve very narrow business issues, rather than serving as a powerful tech framework for next-generation accounting. Artificial Intelligence for Audit, Forensic Accounting, and Valuation provides a strategic viewpoint on how AI can be comprehensively integrated within audit management, leading to better automated models, forensic accounting, and beyond. No other book on the market takes such a wide-ranging approach to using AI in audit and accounting. With this guide, you’ll be able to build an innovative, automated accounting strategy, using artificial intelligence as the cornerstone and foundation. This is a must, because AI is quickly growing to be the single competitive factor for audit and accounting firms. With better AI comes better results. If you aren’t integrating AI and automation in the strategic DNA of your business, you’re at risk of being left behind. See how artificial intelligence can form the cornerstone of integrated, automated audit and accounting services Learn how to build AI into your organization to remain competitive in the era of automation Go beyond siloed AI implementations to modernize and deliver results across the organization Understand and overcome the governance and leadership challenges inherent in AI strategy Accounting and auditing firms need a comprehensive framework for intelligent, automation-centric modernization. Artificial Intelligence for Audit, Forensic Accounting, and Valuation delivers just that—a plan to evolve legacy firms by building firmwide AI capabilities.

Financial Investigation and Forensic Accounting

Author: George A. Manning, Ph.D.

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 792

View: 356

As economic crimes continue to increase, accountants and law enforcement personnel must be vigilant in expanding their knowledge of ways to detect these clandestine operations. Written by a retired IRS agent with more than twenty years of experience, Financial Investigation and Forensic Accounting, Third Edition offers a complete examination of the current methods and legal considerations involved in the detection and prosecution of economic crimes. Explores a range of crimes Following an overview of the economic cost of crime, the book examines different types of offenses with a financial element, ranging from arson to tax evasion. It explores offshore activities and the means criminals use to hide their ill-gotten gains. The author provides a thorough review of evidentiary rules as well as the protocol involved in search warrants. He examines the two modalities used to prove financial crime: the Net Worth Method and the Expenditure Theory, and presents an example scenario based on real-life incidents. Organized crime and consumer fraud Additional topics include organized crime and money laundering -- with profiles of the most nefarious cartels -- consumer and business fraud and the different schemes that befall the unwary, computer crimes, and issues surrounding banking and finance. The book also presents focused and concrete advice on trial preparation and specific accounting and audit techniques. New chapters in the third edition New material enhances this third edition, including new chapters on investigative interview analysis and document examination, as well as advice for fraud examiners working on private cases, including the preparation of an engagement letter. For a successful prosecution, it is essential to recognize financial crime at its early stages. This practical t

Job Searching Online For Dummies

Author: Pam Dixon

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

View: 327

It sure is maddening to feel like you're wasting away in a frustrating or dead-end job. And even if you have a great job, sometimes it's just time to move on. But it's also scary to switch careers. And while getting a great job is always important, it's especially so when that job is the first job of your new career. Whether you're a seasoned job-hunter or a fresh-faced graduate, you may be surprised to know that online job searching is so widespread now that between 40 and 80 percent of employers search for job candidates online. And while everybody has completely different job-search questions and needs, the second edition of Job Searching Online For Dummies is designed for every job seeker, including Passive job seekers; those just casually keeping an eye out for new job opportunities New college graduates Seasoned pros, who will want to take some time to find a job that fits their skills perfectly Web novices, who need to get up to speed on using the Internet and figure out what makes an online job search work Job seekers who need to find a job yesterday, who are ready to start browsing jobs immediately. In this book, you'll discover everything you need to know to capture the best job possible by using the Web and other online tools, such as e-mail. And you'll uncover tips to Get organized and develop an online job-search strategy Put together an efficient, effective electronic resume or Web portfolio Understand the intricacies of e-mailing and online networking Navigate cyberspace and online job databases Improve your job-search odds Getting a great job doesn't have to be a drudgery. As you plan your job-search strategy, write your resume, and begin to contact employers, know that Job Searching Online For Dummies is here to help you in your journey. It's chock-full of the latest online job searching advice.

Anatomy of a Fraud Investigation

From Detection to Prosecution

Author: Stephen Pedneault

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 208

View: 283

A one-of-a-kind resource walking you through one complete fraud investigation, from the original tip to conviction in court Anatomy of a Fraud Investigation is an engrossing read and a valuable resource for fraud investigators, auditors, or anyone who suspects fraud may be occuring in their organizations and is unsure as to how to act. It details all phases of a fraud investigation from the first suspicion of fraud to the final judgment in court, through the eyes of a forensic accountant. In each phase, the author provides insights based on his twenty-two years as a forensic accountant from where to sit at the table when you bring the suspected fraudster in for questioning, to how you protect the key sources of information that the suspect will try to destroy once he or she realizes they are under investigation. In-depth analysis of a fraud investigation Based on an actual investigation conducted by the author Each chapter contains valuable tips and key considerations, providing subtext for why decisions were made and bringing to light potential risks A fascinating, insider look at a fraud investigation, Anatomy of a Fraud Investigation helps you better understand fraud detection, investigation, and prevention-from the inside out.