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Fraud Risk Assessment

Today's professional standards are requiring corporations, CPAfirms, and internal auditors to provide Sarbanes-Oxley and PublicCompany Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) regulators withassurance and opin-ions regarding fraud risk management and toincorporate fraud detection into their audit plan. But manyauditors today are, unfortunately, ill-equipped on how to preventor handle fraud.

Providing a comprehensive framework for building an effectivefraud prevention model, Fraud Risk Assessment: Building a FraudAudit Program presents a readable overview for developing fraudaudit procedures and building controls that successfully minimizefraud.

An invaluable reference for auditors, fraud examiners,investigators,?CFOs, controllers, corporate attorneys, andaccountants, Fraud Risk Assessment: Building a Fraud Audit Programhelps business leaders respond to the risk of assetmisappropriation fraud and uncover fraud in core business systems.Renowned financial investigator Leonard Vona shows readers how tobuild a fraud model using a fraud risk assessment strategy thatrequires consideration of the fraud schemes, fraud concealmentstrategies, opportunity points, and fraud motivation unique totheir organizations.

Including important information on methods of responding to therisk of fraud and data mining for fraud schemes, Fraud RiskAssessment: Building a Fraud Audit Program also provides auditprocedures and thoroughly examines topics including:

  • Fraud theory
  • Fraud audit
  • Fraud penetration risk assessment
  • Fraud in expenditure
  • Contract fraud
  • Bribery
  • Travel expense
  • Payroll fraud
  • Revenue fraud
  • Fraud control theory
  • Fraud investigation for the auditor

Locating fraud in today's business system is not an option but arequirement. Fraud Risk Assessment: Building a Fraud Audit Programhelps professionals to focus on using assertive fraud riskassessment to build audit programs that respond to the risk ofasset misappropria-tion fraud.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470129456
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/25/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Meet the Author

Leonard W. Vona, CPA, CFE, is afinancial investigator with morethan thirtyyears of diversified auditing and forensic accountingexperience, including a distin-guished eighteen-year privateindustry career. His firm advises clients in areas of litigationsupport, financial investigations, and fraud prevention.

Mr. Vona has successfully conducted more than 100 financialinvestigations for some of the largest high-profile corporations inthe United States. His financial investigation experience includesembezzlement, economic damage, asset theft, bribery, intellectualproperty theft, and disbursement schemes.

Mr. Vona lectures nationally and internationally on fraud riskassessments, fraud investigation, fraud prevention and detection,and fraud schemes perpetrated on companies. He reg-ularly speaks ataudit conferences and has developed the Fraud Training Curriculumfor the MIS Training Institute, an internationally recognized audittraining organization.

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Fraud Theory.

Chapter 2. Fraud Audit.

Chapter 3. Global Risk.

Chapter 4. Fraud Risk Audit Program.

Chapter 5. Fraud Data Mining.

Chapter 6. Fraud In Expenditure.

Chapter 7. Contract Fraud.

Chapter 8. Bribery.

Chapter 9. Travel Expense.

Chapter 10. Payroll.

Chapter 11. Revenue Fraud.

Chapter 12. Asset.

Chapter 13. Fraud Control Theory.

Chapter 14. Fraud Audit Report.

Chapter 15. Fraud Investigation For The Auditor.


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