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

Corporate Crime Investigations

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9780750696593
eBook ISBN: 9780080503202
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 17th October 1996
Page Count: 250

Institutional Access


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 Bibliography


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