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Unformatted text preview: Symptoms: Financial: Greed, hyper materialism, living beyond ones means, dire financial situation, risk taking. Be alert for changes in mood or finances of key decision makers. Psychological: relative to college students, fraudsters: suffer more psychic pain are more dishonest, more independent, More sexually mature, More socially deviant, More empathetic Would you hire this business person? Theyre strong independent, worldly people who are empathetic and they are not constrained by integrity from telling you whatever you want to hear in an interview. Though empathetic, they are actually selfish and self absorbed. Though appearing connected theyre actually independent in their thinking. Consequently, they experience less cognitive dissonance from committing W.R. Knechel Why do they Commit Fraud?: Fraud Triangle Perceived Opportunity Perceived Pressure (Motive) Rationalization...
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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2011 for the course ACG 5637 taught by Professor Monikacaushoulli during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.
- Fall '08