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DUBLIN, Ireland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of “Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation for Non-Experts, 2nd Edition” to their offering.

An unflinching and complete guide to forensic accounting and investigation for the non-expert

Forensic Accounting encompasses the process of auditing to recognize and investigate financial fraud occurring in an organization. There is a growing need among law enforcement professionals, small business owners, and department managers to better understand basic forensic accounting principles, how different types of fraud occur, and how to investigate a fraud that is detected in a way that maximizes the chances of successful prosecution of the perpetrator. This book is broken down into 2 parts to provide a thorough grounding in all phases of forensic accounting and fraud investigation: Part One: Fraud and Forensic Accounting Overview Part Two: Financial Crime Investigation

Executives, managers, criminal investigators, and prosecuting attorneys all require a basic understanding of accounting principles and investigative techniques to protect organizations from fraud. Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation for Non-Experts breaks down this knowledge, which is invaluable for better insight into where an organization is most susceptible to fraud as well as to a more productive investigation process when fraud is suspected.


"A sharp, savvy examination of financial fraud and forensic accounting. The beauty of this book is in its clear language and engaging manner. I found it a pleasure to read. As a primer on the subject, it is a must. Highly recommended."

—Christopher Reich author of The Devils Banker

Hundreds of thousands of incidents involving financial fraud occur each year because of poor or inadequate accounting and financial control and security. Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation for Non-Experts, Second Edition provides you with access to all the critical accounting principles and investigative techniques you will need to protect your organization from devastating losses and scandal due to fraud.

The Second Edition is filled with an abundance of new tips on knowing the financial areas where your organization is most vulnerable, as well as how to implement effective investigation processes when fraud is suspected.

Covering basic accounting principles as they apply to forensic accounting and the most common types of fraud, this up-to-date volume thoroughly examines the investigative process, with discussions on documentary evidence, the role of the expert witness, and interview techniques. All phases of forensic accounting are addressed, complete with actual examples demonstrating applications in the real world.

The cost of fraud can be damaging to your company or organization. Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation for Non-Experts, Second Edition expertly arms you with the tools to help prevent fraud and reduce fraud losses.

Author information

Howard Siverstone, CPA, FCA, CFE, is a Director and cofounder of Forensic Resolutions, Inc. He has concentrated on forensic and investigative accounting since 1985 and has been involved in every aspect of cases, including planning, detailed analysis, discovery, and expert testimony in forensic accounting. He has contributed articles to the Legal Intelligencer, Litigation Quarterly, and the Risk Report, as well as a chapter to The CPAs Handbook of Fraud and Commercial Crime Prevention and is co-author of Fraud 101: Techniques and Strategies for Detection, Second Edition, published by Wiley. A frequent speaker, hes delivered presentations for many corporations, law firms, and insurance companies, as well as the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the Institute of Internal Auditors, and the Association for Financial Professionals (formerly the Treasury Management Association).

Michael Sheetz, JD, is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and former appellate law clerk. During his twenty-year law enforcement and criminal justice career, he has served in every facet of criminal investigation, including white-collar and computer crimes. As a guest lecturer, he frequently speaks on such topics as fraud, exploitation of the elderly, and computer-related crime.

Topics Covered:

  • Understanding The Basics Of Financial Accounting.
  • The Entities.
  • Fundamental Principles Of Analysis.
  • The Role Of The Accounting Professional.
  • Business As A Victim.
  • Business Villains.
  • The Investigative Process.
  • Interviewing Financially Sophisticated Witnesses.
  • Proving Cases Through Documentary Evidence.
  • Analysis Tools For Investigators.
  • Inferential Analysis.
  • Documenting And Presenting The Case.

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