FraudWikiAssignment - Acct 509 Fraud Wiki Assignment As a...

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Acct 509 Fraud Wiki Assignment As a group, select an occupational fraud (not consumer fraud) you are interested in learning more about, subject to my approval. Please select a fraud case that involves primarily either asset misappropriation or financial statement fraud (not corruption). Please identify a fraud case and request permission of the instructor for that case as soon as possible as fraud cases are approved on a first come first served basis. A suggestion for resources to find an interesting fraud might be the SEC Litigation Releases website ( ). Once you receive approval , post the name of the fraudulent company on your group’s wiki
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Unformatted text preview: page so others can see which frauds have been taken. Then answer the following questions. In your wiki, be sure to properly reference your sources, and put any direct quotes in quotations with a proper citation. 1. What is the name of the company and the names of the key players? 2. Which of the primary fraud categories would this fraud fall – asset misappropriation or financial statement fraud? 3. How was the fraud perpetrated? What were the pressures, opportunities, and rationalizations (the fraud triangle) involved in this fraud? 4. How was the fraud discovered? 5. How could this fraud have been prevented? What lessons were learned as a result of this fraud?...
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  • Summer '13
  • bryan
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, primary fraud categories

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