Fraud Casebook : Lessons from the Bad Side of Business

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-07-16
  • Publisher: Wiley

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This one-of-a-kind collection consists of 69 actual cases written by fraud examiners out in the field. These cases were hand selected from hundreds of submissions and together form a comprehensive picture of the many types of frauds and how they are investigated, across industries and throughout the world. The cases each are entertaining stories in their own right, as well as educational, and readers will enjoy reading them as they grow to understand more about the world of fraud.

Author Biography

JOSEPH T. WELLS, CPA, CFE, is the founder and Chairman of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and a former adjunct professor of fraud examination at the University of Texas at Austin. He writes, researches, and lectures to business and professional groups on fraud-related issues and is frequently quoted in the media. He has won top writing awards from both Internal Auditor and the Journal of Accounting magazines, and he is a winner of the Innovation in Accounting Education Award presented by the American Accounting Association. For his landmark research in fraud detection and deterrence, Mr. Wells has been inducted into the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' Business and Industry Hall of Fame and named to Accounting Today's list of top 100 most influential people for the last nine years in a row.

Table of Contents

Asset Misappropriation
High Art, Low Value: How a Connoisseur Became a Convict
The Ambitious Payroll Manager
The Insider
Aloha, Hawaii!
What About Pete?
Check, Please
The MoJo Skim Twins
The Mole
Her Passion for Fashion
An Unaffordable Complex
A Taxing Problem
Phantom Links in the Supply Chain
The Trusting Business Owner
The $13 Million Man
They Didn't Know Jack
The Skim Sisters
No Such Thing as a Free Lunch
The Dirty Custodian
The Video Game
Bet Your Life on It
When Petty Cash Isn't Petty
Where Did My Money Go?
Three Strikes and You're Out!
Country Club Fraud - What a Steal!
Where in the World is Dina Sanchez?
School of Fraud
Price Check on Register One
The Sky is the Limit
Supplemental Income
An Innocent Perpetrator
Dr. Amy
Patriotic Game
Would You Like the Special Poutine, if You Know What I Mean?
Three-ring Circus: An Expose of a Corporate Commission Embezzlement
One Bad Turn Deserves Another
Dialing for Dollars
Wake Up Call
The Dental Queen
Shirley A. Little Wouldn't Hurt!
Just When You Though it was Safe
How Many Ways Can I Defraud You?
Corruption Schemes
A Contract of Convenience
Corruption by Seduction
"Big Easy" Business
Unlucky 13
It's 11 p.m. - Do You Know What Your IT Director Is Up To?
These Weights Didn't Measure Up!
Swimming with the Sharks
A New York State of Fraud
Information Superhighway
Financial Statement Fraud Schemes
Banking on Fraud
Just a Matter of Time
Bury Me Not in Guyandotte
The Woolly Mammoth Eats Its Prey
Double Damage
How to Steal a Million Dollars Without Taking the Cash
Other Fraud Schemes
This Land Is Your Land, This Land Is My Land
Paradise Lost
Bodies For rent
The Million-Dollar Breach of Trust
Troubled Water
Con Artists Gone Wild
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