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fraud 101Fraud 101, 3rd Edition

Now fully revised, Fraud 101, Third Edition explains fraud in a practical, easily understood manner, serving as an enlightening tool for you, whether you are a business owner or manager, an accountant, or an auditor. A valuable introduction for dealing with fraud — from preventing and detecting it to investigating it, Fraud 101, Third Edition provides insightful advice on the inner workings of numerous financial schemes and the internal controls that will increase your awareness and possibly prevent fraud from destroying your organization’s financial stability. Fraud 101, Third Edition will show you how fraud schemes are perpetrated, detected, and investigated, with practical advice on how to notice and prevent fraudulent activity, minimizing the loss experienced by your organization.

ISBN 978-0-470-48196-7


anatomy of a fraudAnatomy of a Fraud Investigation

Most fraud cases, especially thefts and embezzlements, never make it into the public eye. Providing unparalleled insights into what takes place during a fraud investigation, Anatomy of a Fraud Investigation is a valuable resource for you, whether you are a fraud investigator, auditor, or if you simply suspect fraud may be occurring in your organization and aren’t sure what to do. This is a fascinating, insider look at a fraud investigation, designed to help you better understand fraud detection, investigation, and prevention — from the inside out. This unique book articulates the investigative thought process through an authentic case, from the first tip to the forensic accountant that fraud is suspected, to the final judgment in court. No detail is too small here, with consideration given to sometimes-overlooked details.

ISBN 978-0-470-56047-1


employee theftPreventing and Detecting Employee Theft and Embezzlement

From implementing prudent hiring policies and practices through collecting receipts, making deposits, writing checks, paying employees, and evaluating the adequacy of insurance coverage, Preventing and Detecting Employee Theft and Embezzlement: A Practical Guide covers the major financial areas commonly found in most small businesses, and provides you with easy steps to follow in preventing and detecting embezzlement.

With checklists at the end of each chapter you can literally start protecting your business right away!

ISBN 978-0-470-54571-3


forensic accounting & fraud investigationForensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation for Non-Experts, Third Edition

The essential guide for every business professional, Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation for Non-Experts, Third Edition is a must-have resource if you’ve been wondering how financial fraud occurs in an organization and what to do if you find or suspect it.

Executives, managers, criminal investigators, and prosecuting attorneys all require a basic understanding of accounting principles and investigative techniques to protect their organizations from fraud. Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation for Non-Experts, Third Edition helps non-accountants better understand basic forensic accounting principles, how different types of fraud occur, and how to detect and probe fraud in an approach that maximizes the chances of successful prosecution of the perpetrator.

ISBN 978-0-470-87959-7


financial statement fraudFinancial Statement Fraud Casebook: Baking the Ledgers and Cooking the Books

It might seem that accounting fraud only occurs at mega-companies such as Enron, Tyco, and WorldCom, but as Financial Statement Fraud Casebook: Baking the Ledgers and Cooking the Books reveals, that is entirely inaccurate. Edited by Dr. Joseph T. Wells — founder and chairman of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) — this eye-opening casebook exposes you to the shady world of financial statement fraud — and its occurrence within companies of all shapes and size.

ISBN 978-0-470-93441-8


fraud casebookFraud Casebook: Lessons from the Bad Side of Business

Fraud is a serious problem that goes beyond monetary losses. It costs jobs, corporate reputations, and individual dignity. Fraud Casebook: Lessons from the Bad Side of Business is the most comprehensive book ever compiled on fraud case studies, presenting the collected insights of some of the most experienced fraud examiners around the world. With revealing case studies handpicked and edited by Joseph T. Wells, the founder and Chairman of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFESM) — the world’s leading anti-fraud organization — this collection sheds light into the dark corners of government and commerce through professional investigations.

ISBN 978-0-470-13468-9


insurance fraud casebookInsurance Fraud Casebook: Paying a Premium for Crime

Insurance fraud is not committed by accounting systems or computers. It’s carried out by living, breathing human beings, victimizing fellow consumers and costing millions of dollars in the form of increased premiums and higher prices for goods and services. If you want to learn how insurance fraud is engineered, how it is investigated and how its perpetrators are brought to justice, Insurance Fraud Casebook is a must-read. Understanding the enormity of this problem is essential in fighting back. Whether you’re a fraud investigator or an insurance auditor, Insurance Fraud Casebook is your best source for optimizing your fraud detection efforts and protecting against insurance fraud.

ISBN 978-1-118-61771-7

We have the resources to get to the bottom of your most complex financial matters. Our team includes forensic accountants working with traditional CPAs and administrative staff.

Heading the team is Stephen A. Pedneault, CPA/CFF, CFE, FCPA. A CPA and forensic accountant. Steve is also a certified fraud examiner (CFE), certified in financial forensics (CFF) and is a forensic certified public accountant (FCPA). He brings over two decades of accounting experience to the firm.