Bribery and Corruption Casebook: The View from Under the Table

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Joseph T. Wells, Laura Hymes
Wiley, Mar 20, 2012 - Business & Economics - 400 pages
Real case studies on bribery and corruption written by expert fraud examiners

Bribery and Corruption Casebook: The View from Under the Table is a one-of-a-kind collection of actual cases written by the fraud examiners who investigated them. These stories were hand-selected from hundreds of submissions and together form a comprehensive, enlightening and entertaining picture of the many types of bribery and corruption cases in varied industries throughout the world.

  • Each case outlines how the bribe or corruption was engineered, how it was investigated, and how perpetrators were brought to justice
  • Written for fraud investigators, auditors, compliance officers, and corporate lawyers
  • Reflects the recent crackdown on bribery and prosecution of cases under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
  • Also by Dr. Joseph T. Wells: Fraud Casebook, Principles of Fraud Examination, and Computer Fraud Casebook

This book reveals the dangers of bribery and corruption and the measures that can be taken to prevent it from happening in the first place.

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About the author (2012)

Dr. JOSEPH T. WELLS, CFE, CPA, editor, has spent nearly a decade as a U.S. FBI Special Agent, is the founder and Chairman of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and the author of 20 books. For his landmark research in fraud detection and deterrence, Dr. Wells has been inducted into the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' Business and Industry Hall of Fame and named to Accounting Today's list of the 100 most influential people for nine years in a row. He holds a doctorate in commercial science from York College, The City University of New York.

LAURA HYMES, CFE, is the Managing Editor of the ACFE's Research Department, where she oversees the editing of books, manuals and other publications related to the prevention, detection and investigation of fraud. She also collaborates with authors and speakers who are experts in the anti-fraud industry to produce high-quality educational material. She has a master's degree in publication management and years of experience in editing and publishing.

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