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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© 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