Essentials of Corporate Fraud by Tracy L. Coenen

By Tracy L. Coenen

Jam-packed with invaluable suggestions, ideas, illustrative real-world examples, indicates, and top practices, this useful and concise paperback can assist you stay awake so far at the latest considering, suggestions, advancements, and applied sciences in company fraud. Essentials of company Fraud presents an introductory examine fraud and the types of fraud which may take place in a variety of parts of an organization.

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On-the-job fraud can be one option, as it provides funds that a spouse wouldn’t miss. And on the other hand, the deception involved in infidelity certainly indicates a willingness to be deceitful in general. The compromised morals of a cheating spouse cannot be ignored as such behavior relates to the potential to lie to and steal from an employer. The most common general cause for concern when assessing the potential for fraud is instability. Instability in connection with a person’s family or with employment and earnings can cause that person to turn to fraud.

It is possible that there is an explanation for the expensive possessions, but inheritances or other large windfalls are rare. Thieves may use the ‘‘inheritance excuse’’ often, but reality demonstrates something else. 30 Personal Red Flags of Fraud Many occupational thieves cannot help but flaunt their newfound wealth. While conventional wisdom may suggest that someone who is stealing from the company might be best off hiding the proceeds, logic and reason do not always play a part in fraud. One executive recounts the story of the company’s bookkeeper, who showed up for work on a brand new Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

Even an employee who has always had an excellent level of performance can succumb to fraud in order to maintain the appearance of that high level of performance. Particularly when an employee’s job is at stake, it is easy to see that the motivation to inflate numbers may exist. Dishonest employees have been known to become overly protective of data and documents under their control. They may be reluctant to share information with coworkers or even managers. They may keep tight control of certain documents and never let them out of their sight.

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