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The Challenges of Expense Account Fraud

The Challenges of Expense Account Fraud

This case begins by examining the Fraud Triangle and how its attributes of pressure, opportunity, and rationalization are used in accounting fraud. The case next provides examples of expense fraud, including the well-known scandals that occurred at Walmart and Hewlett-Packard (HP). It then categorizes common types of expense fraud that occur in organizations. Finally, it discusses controls that organizations can adopt to prevent this fraud or...

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