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Financial Reporting Fraud Examination

Financial reporting fraud and earnings manipulation by managements of publicly traded companies are a continuing source of anxiety and concern to investors, creditors, regulators, and others who depend upon financial statements. In recent years the foundations of the capital markets have been shaken and stirred by disclosures of management schemes to cook the books. As preparation for the emerging field of fraud examination, it is important for students to have a thorough understanding of the nature, prevention, and detection of financial reporting fraud. This course examines various aspects of financial reporting fraud and its impact on financial statements using various techniques.

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