Posts tagged ‘Vendor fraud’

 

Towards a New and more Effective Consideration of Fraud in a Financial Statement Examination

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So what do I suggest if I think the triad of fraud “guidance” is a crock? Good question. In an accounting/auditing engagement, what would I recommend as guidance in considering the risk of fraud?   First, I would create at least 2 major and wholly independent categories of fraud.   Material, willful, financial statement fraud […]

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An Examination of 151 Embezzlement Cases from 2012

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A Narrative discussion on impressions from a small collection of embezzlement cases from 2012 There are 151 records in the database. But there is one duplicate and another where the same person stole from 2 different companies in the $1 million and over group. There is also one record from the country of the Netherlands […]

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Final Update to my Database of 2012 Embezzlement Cases

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I’ve had a lot of people look at this posting over this past year, but there are zero comments. I periodically add more records – every 2-4 weeks or so, on average, but I may be done for 2012. I’m up to 151 records and it seems pretty consistent. If I continue to see zero […]

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Performing Cost Recovery Audits, Adding Value and Having Fun

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As any kind of employee anywhere, it is always a good idea to keep track yourself of just exactly what value you add to your company or organization. This doesn’t have to be translated into dollars, although dollars are a common currency of relative value. For any type of nonprofit organization, the worth could be […]

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