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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Fraud

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ISBN13: 9781843921721
ISBN: 1843921723
Published: April 2006
Publisher: Willan Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £28.99



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Fraud remains one of the most important crimes and causes billions of pounds of losses each year, many thousands of people are employed to try to prevent it, but it has remained largely neglected in the literature. This book provides comprehensive coverage of the main issues involved in fraud, its definition, costs, the nature of the offenders involved in committing fraud, and the issues involved in fraud investigation.

It is written by one of the foremost authorities on the subject, and covers fraud in the widest sense, ranging from benefit fraud to tax evasion, credit card fraud, and paying particular attention to fraud using the internet. A wide range of case studies are presented, portraits are provided of the ways in which a large number of organizations seek to deal with fraud.

This book will be essential reading for anybody with a professional interest in fraud and its prevention, as well as the wide number of courses within law, criminology, social policy and business and management.

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Subjects:
Criminal Law
Contents:
Introduction
1. Fraud - the academic and practioner contexts
2. What is fraud?
3. The cost of fraud
4. Who commits fraud, and what types of fraud?
5. From need to greed - why is fraud committed?
6. Overspill - old frauds, new frauds and fraud in other criminal activities
7. How fraud is dealt with - investigations?
8. Regulation, compliance and audit
9. In-house approaches
10. Investigation frameworks
11. Punishment, asset recovery and prevention
12. Conclusion: the futures for fraud?
Bibliography
Other sources
Index.