Forensic 19 - Question 1 3 out of 4 points What role should the forensic accountant play in collecting evidence Should evidence collection and

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Question 1 3 out of 4 points What role should the forensic accountant play in collecting evidence? Should evidence collection and preservation be left only for law enforcement professionals? Answer Selected Answer: Physical, documentary,testimonial, and demonstrative. They should be left to someone with knowledge in forensic. Such as a criminalists or a forensic scientist should be review what was collected. Correct Answer: The forensic accountant can play a vital role in collecting evidence in both civil and criminal cases. When investigating possible fraud, the forensic accountant should always be careful to preserve all evidence and maintain a careful documented chain of custody. When evidence of fraud is uncovered, the forensic accountant should leave the decision to the client as to whether to report the matter to law enforcement authorities. In some jurisdictions and for some types of crimes reporting to the authorities might be mandatory. For this reason, the forensic accountant should always consult with his or her own attorney for legal advice. Response Feedback: The forensic accountant can play a vital role in collecting evidence in both civil and criminal cases. When investigating possible fraud, the forensic accountant should always be careful to preserve all evidence and maintain a careful documented chain of custody. When evidence of fraud is uncovered, the forensic accountant should leave the decision to the client as to whether to report the matter to law enforcement authorities. In some jurisdictions and for some types of crimes reporting to the authorities might be mandatory. For this reason, the forensic accountant should always consult with his or her own attorney for legal advice. Question 2 4 out of 4 points
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What roles does physical evidence play in financial crimes versus witnesses and confessions?
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This note was uploaded on 02/29/2012 for the course FORENSIC 101 taught by Professor ? during the Spring '12 term at Post.

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Forensic 19 - Question 1 3 out of 4 points What role should the forensic accountant play in collecting evidence Should evidence collection and

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