In this episode of THE SAMPLE, Leita Hart-Fanta, CPA warns auditors of behaviors that can blot out the credibility of audits.
What is the Fraud Triangle?
In this episode of THE SAMPLE, Leita Hart-Fanta, CPA explains what the fraud triangle is. She provides a brief explanation of each of the three sides of the triangle.
4 Facets of Government Corruption
While we auditors are busy designing our audits to catch fraud, we often bypass government corruption because it is so hard to prove. It’s easier for us to uncover the account clerk’s transfers into a personal account or prove that the executive assistant overcharged for travel expenses than it is for us to look at […]
Fraud Risk Factors a.k.a. the Fraud Triangle
In our last chapter, we discussed the fraud tree – a taxonomy of fraud created by the Certified Fraud Examiners. Now we are going to look at another model created by the Certified Fraud Examiners which is also mentioned in the GAO’s Green Book – the fraud triangle. The GAO’s Green Book calls the three […]
Fraud Risk per the GAO’s Green Book
Just because you’re unaware of the risk, doesn’t mean it isn’t there Just because you aren’t conscious of something dangerous, doesn’t mean it isn’t lurking. One of the most important themes of the GAO’s Green Book (and the 2013 COSO model it is sourced from) is consciousness. Instead of just playing along with the crowd […]