Bribery and Corruption Casebook: The View from Under the Table

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Joseph T. Wells, Laura Hymes
John Wiley & Sons, Mar 23, 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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Contents

Trouble Brewing
13
Odd Bedfellows
35
Kickbacks for Comic Books
53
HighPlains Grifter
75
Conflicting Interests Conflicting Cultures
95
The Construction of a Fraud
115
Brazen Bank Manager
133
HighRise Rollers
149
Calling for Kickbacks
235
Going Green in Mexico
245
A Wolf in Sheeps Clothing
253
Dances with Fraud
261
The Corrupt Public Servant
271
Power Corrupts and Absolute Power Corrupts
287
For Love or Money?
299
A Mandate
309

The Kickback Mine
169
Da Money
187
Contents
201
Big Dangers from a Small Vendor
209
A Drop in the Ocean
217
The Professor and the Deputy
225
Friends and Lovers in High Places
319
Kickbacks on Demand
329
HighFlying Ambition
341
Sorry This Fraud Has Been Disconnected
357
Index
377
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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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