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IS YOUR NONPROFIT VULNERABLE TO FRAUD? Fraud or embezzlement discovered within a major corporation ultimately leads to front-page scandals and a few raised eyebrows. But the m...Read more

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IS YOUR NONPROFIT VULNERABLE TO FRAUD? Fraud or embezzlement discovered within a major corporation ultimately leads to front-page scandals and a few raised eyebrows. But the mere suggestion or evidence of fraud within a nonprofit can cause irreversible damage to its reputation, its support base, and, eventually, its very existence.

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Author(s)Edward J. McMillan
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons Ltd
Date of Publication30/05/2006
Language(s)English
FormatPaperback
ISBN-100471733431
ISBN-139780471733430
GenreManagement & Business: General

Publication Data
Place of PublicationNew York
Country of PublicationUnited States
ImprintJohn Wiley & Sons Inc
Content NoteIllustrations, forms

Dimensions
Weight590 g
Width216 mm
Height276 mm
Spine17 mm
Pagination240

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Table Of ContentsAbout the Author. Acknowledgments. Preface. Disclaimer. About the Companion Website. Section 1: Not-For-Profit Organizations: Four Consistent Areas of High Risk. Embezzlement: Who Does It and When. Not-For-Profit Specific Issues. Summary. The Perpetrators: Who They Are, Why They Do It, and How They Are Caught. The Embezzler's Window of Opportunity . Section 2: Statement of Auditing Standard No. 99. Consideration of Fraud in a Financial Statement Audit . Statement of Auditing Standard No. 99. Consideration of Fraud in a Financial Statement Audit . Section 3: Essential Internal Control and Administrative Procedures to Avoid Embezzlement. The Background Check. Conditions of Employment Agreement. Conflicts of Interest. Nepotism. Whistleblowers. Noncompete Agreements. Confidentiality of Information. Bonding Issues. Signers on Bank Accounts. Two-Signature Checks. Lockbox. Positive Pay. Deposit Security and Restrictive Endorsements. Check Stock. Cash Transactions. Cash Register Issues. Insurance Committees. Computer File Backups. Check and Wire Transfer Signatures. Inventory Issues. Company Credit Cards. Lines of Credit. Bad Debt Policy. Internal Audits. Stop Payment Orders. Voiding Checks. Numbered Check Request Forms. Expense Accounts. CPA Management Letters. Random Disbursement Checks. CHECK 21. Section 4: Clever Examples of Embezzlement. Payroll Tax Deposits. Check Switching. Ghosts on the Payroll and Ghost Vendors. The Danger of Acronyms. Bank Account Reconciliations. Wire Transfers. Postage Issues. Kiting. Manual Checks (Handwritten and Typed). Auditing Receipts. Section 5: Steps to Take If You Have Been Victimized by Fraud. Documenting a Fraud Action Plan. Fraud Examinations and Assembling the Fraud Team. The Basics of Forensic Accounting. Section 6: Internal Control Analysis, Documentation, and Recommendations for Improvement. Internal Control Analysis, Documentation, and Recommendations for Improvement. Fraud Glossary. Index.
Author BiographyEdward J. McMillan, CPA, CAE, is an experienced fraud examiner and teaches fraud prevention courses to organizations such as the American Institute of CPAs, the Maryland Association of CPAs, other state societies of CPAs, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the American Bar Association, among others. Ed also speaks regularly on the subject of fraud prevention at business conventions of all types and can be reached at (410)893-2308 or contacted via email at emcmillan@sprintmail.com.

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