Raise the Red Flag: An Internal Auditor’s Guide to Detect and Prevent Fraud
The fraud curve can be treacherous. By applying the principles and practices in this book, along with professional skepticism and a questioning mind, internal auditors will know when to raise the red flag and what to do about it.
In Raise the Red Flag, author Lynn Fountain combines principles and theories of fraud prevention and detection with real-world scenarios and hands-on procedures. She provides audit teams with the tools, techniques, and protocols needed to solidify their role in fraud work.
- Fraud and the connection to the control environment
- Establishing a fraud-fighting methodology
- Conducting a fraud risk assessment
- Fraud evaluation versus fraud investigation
- Data analytics and digital fraud
Internal auditors must be ever vigilant when evaluating audit areas and an organization's overall corporate culture. The inability to challenge the status quo when something goes awry is like silent acceptance of inappropriate behavior. The concepts and strategies in this book will help internal auditors assess, evaluate, identify, and mitigate the risk for fraud in their organizations.
About the Author:
Lynn Fountain, CGMA, CRMA, is a highly recruited professional trainer, speaker, and author on topics that include internal controls, internal audit, financial accounting, enterprise risk management (ERM), governance, and fraud. She served as chief audit executive at two international companies and has advised boards, audit committees, and compliance councils.
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