Introduction. Par t I: Investigating Forensic Accounting. Chapter 1: Why the World Needs Forensic Accountants. Chapter 2: Steering Your Career toward Forensic Accounting. Chapter 3: Getting to Know the Most Common Fraud Schemes. Chapter 4: Forensic Accounting Minus the Fraud. Part II: The Anatomy of Occupational Fraud. Chapter 5: Cooked Books: Finding Financial Statement Fraud. Chapter 6: Investigating Inventory Fraud. Chapter 7: Examining Revenue Recognition Problems. Chapter 8: Studying Securities Fraud. Part III: It's All in the Family: Fraud against Individuals. Chapter 9: Divorce with a Side of Fraud. Chapter 10: Protecting Estates, Trusts, and the Elderly. Chapter 11: Recognizing Real Estate Fraud. Part IV: Meeting Your Methods of Investigation. Chapter 12: Walking through the Investigation Process. Chapter 13: Tracing the Flow of Money. Chapter 14: Going to the Source: Obtaining Records. Chapter 15: Tapping into Electronic Evidence. Chapter 16: Who Wants to Know? Reporting on Your Findings. Chapter 17: Preparing for Trial: Business Litigation. Chapter 18: Organizing Evidence and Serving as an Expert Witness. Chapter 19: Peeking Inside Federal Government Fraud Cases. Part V: Preventing Occupational Fraud. Chapter 20: Helping Small Businesses Prevent Fraud. Chapter 21: Assisting Larger Businesses with Fraud Prevention. Chapter 22: Keeping Employees Honest (and Happy). Chapter 23: Applying Technology to Fraud Prevention. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 24: Ten Entertaining Portrayals of Fraud. Chapter 25: Ten Fairly Common ? and Unsuspected ? Frauds. Chapter 26: Ten Truly Strange Fraud Stories. Index.
Frimette Kass-Shraibman is Associate Professor of Accounting at Brooklyn College - CUNY. Vijay S. Sampath is Managing Director in the Forensic and Litigation Consulting business segment of FTI Consulting, Inc.