In relation to fraud mandating employee vacations of

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40. In relation to fraud, mandating employee vacations of one week or longer annually is effective be- cause: a. Employees who work too hard usually burn out and fraud is committed when people are tired and not thinking clearly b. If people don't take vacations they will feel underappreciated and think the company "owes them"
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c. When fraudulent employees take a leave, their work usually must be performed by others and the fraud is more easily detected d. None of the above ANS: C C: Neither a nor b are enough alone for a person to commit fraud. C is correct because people usually don't like leaving work because it will be hard to conceal the fraud if they are not there to keep it going or if someone else has to perform their work. 41. All but which of the following is an internal control weakness? 42. The auditors’ main goal of matching documents is to: 43. Which of the following is the most suspicious financial statement relationship? 44. Overall, embezzlers are motivated by which of the following a. Immediate gratification and appearance of being successful b. Financial support for expenses more than 2 years in the future (i.e. child's education) c. Cover expenses required to live d. Save for the future retirement ANS: A A: Correct. Embezzlers are usually very short-term oriented. While some embezzlers may need money to cover expenses required to live, this is far from the norm. 45. People who can delay gratification rarely embezzle.
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