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Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation for Non-Experts, Second Edition

- Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation for Non-Experts offers an effective primer on how financial fraud occurs, demonstrating the critical need for accounting controls.

Mapping the Crime Scene

- Crime mapping reports of possible locations help one national bank find the safest of the suitable sites on which to build new branches.

Guidelines for Banks

- A new guide helps financial institutions to comply with information security standards.

Fraud Controls

- A paper discusses how internal auditors can identify fraud risks and cultivate a vigorous whistleblower program in their organizations.

Information Security Guidelines for Banks

- The guide defines important terms used in the security guidelines and then outlines the steps companies should follow to develop and implement an information security program, such as conducting assessments of internal and external threats. It also provides methods of assessing policies and procedures.

Pinning Down Online Money Laundering

- The government report notes with some alarm the rise in popularity of online payment services that can accept funds in different ways, including cash and money orders.

ID Theft

- Are fears over identity theft exaggerated? An ID Analytics study says yes.

Corporate Fraud: Case Studies in Detection and Prevention

- Corporate Fraud provides a clear window into that world. Author John D. O’Gara was the director of internal audit at a Fortune 500 company and has more than 30 years’ experience in the field. He has written a book that will serve both as a training manual for fraud investigators and a guide for security professionals interested in learning more about this field.

Crime Fighters Collaborate

- A district attorney’s efforts to enlist banks in the fight against white-collar criminals has yielded results and helped to spark similar efforts in jurisdictions nationwide.

Consumer Demand

- Unisys research shows that consumers are willing to pay additional fees for banking options that are more secure.

Holes in SOX

- The government accounting board charged with SOX compliance oversight has found holes in the way companies met the challenge last year.

Quick Bytes: Consumers demand security

- There is a growing business case for greater security: A survey of more than 8,000 individuals revealed that consumers are concerned enough about identity fraud that they are willing to pay more for security or change banks.

Breach of Faith, Loss of Dollars


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