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Fraud: The Counter Fraud Practitioner's Handbook


ISBN13: 9780566088322
Published: July 2012
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £135.00



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The Fraud Practitioner's Handbook looks at fraud investigation methods and explores the practical options for preventing and remedying fraud.

An effective fraud and financial crime strategy involves intelligence and prevention, criminal and civil legal procedures, and asset recovery, all of which may involve investigators, internal auditors, security managers, in-house and external legal counsel and advisors. Your strategy depends on the outcomes you are seeking, the nature of the fraud or crime committed and the countries involved.

It provides a clear picture of the role of compliance, civil and criminal legal process in any fraud strategy. Chapters then cover investigation strategies for each of the following types of fraud: benefit, health, procurement, employee, telecoms, fiscal, corporate, charity, legal and accounting. Part Three explores the practical options for fraud prevention and remediation, including both civil and criminal asset recovery.

This is an essential reference for both public and private sector fraud and security specialists who need to understand the strengths and weaknesses of each element of their organization's strategy against fraud and are seeking to learn from the approach of their colleagues in other industries or organizations.

Written by and for practitioners, it is a handbook that deals with the knowledge, detail and the craft that underpins all effective anti-fraud work.

Subjects:
Criminal Law
Contents:
Overview: Monty Raphael.

Part I Themes, Trends and Perspectives: Trends and cost of fraud, Michael Levi
Motives for fraud, Martin Gill and Janice Goldstraw-White
The changing fraud environment, Stephen Low
Policing and regulating financial services, Peter Wright
policing and regulating the professionals, David Middleton
Non-law enforcement options to the investigation of fraud, Steve Phillips
Accounts and management fraud, Ian Trumper
Law enforcement approaches to the investigation of fraud, Jen Williams.

Part II Fraud: How to Investigate...: Criminal fraud, Clive Barnes
Corporate fraud, Jim Jolly
Local government benefits fraud, John Rosenbloom
Procurement fraud, Paul Guile
Company fraud, John Edwards
Charity fraud, Paul Fredericks and Matthew Rowe
Solicitor fraud, Barry Cotter
Insurance fraud, Les Dobie
Telecoms fraud, Richard Lines
Bribery and corruption, Michael Betts
Fraud as a financial investigation, Chris Batt
Using intelligence, Alan Bacarese
Using the internet, Adele Sumner
Using digital forensics, Ed Wilding and Aaron Stowell
Employee fraud, John Armstrong.

Part III Prevention: managing fraud risk in a regulated environment, Michelle Green
The role of corporate governance, George Kelly
The role of audit Fred Hutchinson
Whistleblowing, Derek Purdy
How to prevent staff fraud, Di Cave.
Part IV Sanction Routes: The disciplinary route, Gill Burns and Jamie Gamble
The confiscation route, Phillip Mobedji
The civil route, Eoin O'Shea
The prosecution route, Alan May

Bibliography
Web sources
Index.