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Corporate Crime Investigations - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750696593, 9780080503202

Corporate Crime Investigations

1st Edition

Authors: Jack Bologna Paul Shaw
eBook ISBN: 9780080503202
Hardcover ISBN: 9780750696593
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 17th October 1996
Page Count: 250
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Corporate Crime Investigations is a reference tool for internal auditors, in-house counsel and corporate security professionals who handle crimes, torts, and breaches of contract.

The crimes involved may include employee fraud, theft, embezzlement, forgery, commercial bribery and property destruction. Breaches of ethical codes, fiduciary duties, and company policies incidental to these acts are also included. Corporate Crime Investigations also includes important information on privacy rights of the suspected individuals.

Key Features

  • Provides comprehensive information for internal auditors, in-house counselors and corporate security professionals
  • Contains valuable information on techniques like forensic accounting, polygraph and arrest
  • Presents important discussions on rights to privacy


Security professionals, certified fraud examiners, internal auditors

Table of Contents

Introduction - Preventing, detecting and investigating corporate crime
A primer on corporate fraud detection
Lying, cheating and stealing - is is still the same?
A taxonomy of fraud
Checklists of fraud indicators
Fraud in, fraud out
The legal language of fraud
On the job thievery - common schemes of the working man
How to detect embezzlement
Corporate and financial fraud
The evolution of a corporate crime
Celebrated cases of corporate accounting improprieties
Investigating crimes for and against the corporation
Reporting fraud
Internal corporate compliance investigations
Financial crimes law
Sentencing guidelines - individuals
Sentencing guidelines - organisations
Internal controls and safeguards to prevent and detect fraud
Information access and control strategies
Internal corporate investigations - an outline and checklist of legal issues


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17th October 1996
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About the Authors

Jack Bologna

Affiliations and Expertise

He is an Associate Professor of management at Siena Heights College in Adrian, Michigan, and is the publisher of the monthly newsletters Forensic Accounting Review and Computer Security Digest. Mr. Bologna has authored and coauthored a number of books including Accountant's Handbook on Fraud and Commercial Crime and Forensic Accounting Handbook, 2nd Edition.

Paul Shaw

Affiliations and Expertise

Editor and publisher of Computing & Communications: Law and Protection, Financial Fraud, and Assets Protection, the latter periodical covering organizational integrity compliance. He is the coauthor of Corporate Crime Investigation, Fraud Awareness Manual, and Forensic Accounting Handbook.


"...a very interesting chapter on lying, cheating and stealing, while making the point that - in computer crime - it's still the same." --Security

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