Preventing Corporate Embezzlement - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750672542, 9780080514697

Preventing Corporate Embezzlement

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9780750672542
eBook ISBN: 9780080514697
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 27th April 2000
Page Count: 224

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Internal loss is one of the most costly forms of loss. Embezzlement is one of the least detected and prosecuted forms of internal theft. Preventing Corporate Embezzlement is a professional reference that offers solutions. Managers, auditors and others charged with protecting assets must achieve a heightened awareness of embezzlement. They need to recognize and understand the opportunities, methods, and varieties of embezzlement, as well as establish internal controls that will prevent and detect embezzlement.

Key Features

Practical tool for detecting and combatting embezzlement: checklists, forms and evaluations Offers how-to advice on avoiding lawsuits by practicing preventive law Lists further resources, publications and directories on embezzlement, internal controls and security, risk management, insurance, auditors, and security services and equipment


Security managers and fraud auditors

Table of Contents

Embezzlement: Would You Know One if You Saw One?; How the Embezzler Operates; Law of Embezzlement and Related Crimes; An Embezzler's Guide to Your Computer; Inventory Scams: Conversions, Embezzlement, and Collusion; Accounting Procedural Security Questionnaire; Five Key Management Defenses to Embezzlement; Insurance Against Embezzlement; Designing Effective Policies; Vulnerability Assessments; Internal Controls; Controlling Access to Computers and Networks; Wire Transfer Embezzlements; Accounting Information Systems: Access Control Checklists; Auditing for Fraud and Embezzlement; Investigating Embezzlement; Reporting Embezzlement; Learning to Think Like a Thief: Developing Fraud Scenarios; Leader's Guide to Fraud Awareness Training


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Prodviding a blueprint for indetifying actual and potential embezzlers, the authors details the psychological portrait of th embezzler. ...The book offers entertaining summaries of successful embezzlements. - Access Control and Security Systems Integration, July 2000