Recent Case Studies in Accounting FraudCode: 21-ACCFRAUD

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90 pages

Course description and objectives:

This course uses cases of three recent accounting frauds to demonstrate the importance of internal controls, management oversight by the board of directors and an organizational emphasis on ethics in the prevention of fraud.  It also examines the CPA auditor’s responsibility for internal controls and the prevention and detection of fraud as part of its work.  The case studies utilized relate to Koss Corporation, Fair Finance Company and Diamond Foods. 

After reading the materials, participants will be able to

  •           Recognize the auditor responsibility for internal controls and fraud detection as part of its audit
  •          Associate fraud with inadequate internal controls
  •          Recognize the importance of independent board of director and audit committee oversight in the prevention of fraud

Presentation Method:    Self-Study


Category:  Auditing

CPE credit:   1 Hour

Program Level:  Update

Prerequisites:  Basic understanding of Auditing

Advance Preparation:  None

Exam expiration date:  Participants must submit exams for grading within one year from the date of purchase

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