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Tony Menendez, CFE, found some questionable accounting practices at Halliburton. When he realized the company was knowingly violating SEC rules — and the SEC wasn’t going to investigate — he brought a whistleblower claim against Halliburton for violating his rights under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
When fraud examinations cross borders and cultures, interpreting services are crucial. Here you’ll learn what to do before, during and after an interaction with a foreign-language speaker and how to effectively communicate through the use of an interpreter.
The author applies his unique letter analytic techniques to a variety of examples, including keyword searches and predictive analysis using benchmark data. The aim? Finding fraud in the words.
This study shows that untrained employees are the linchpins for most data breaches. Organizations can help prevent them if they're filled with savvy and aware employees at all levels.
The ACFE's Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse has led to the classification and analysis of thousands of occupational frauds. But, perhaps, more importantly, it has shown organizational management and the public the dire need for well-planned fraud awareness, deterrence and prevention programs.
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Allen Brown, CFE, CPA, Owner of AFB Consulting, discusses the best ways to work with senior management during an internal audit and the value of using fraud risk assessments.
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