Table of contents for Forensic accounting and fraud investigations for non-experts / Howard Silverstone, Michael Sheetz.

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Contents
Preface
Acknowledgements
Part One	Fraud and Forensic Accounting Overview
Chapter 1	Fraud in Society
What Is Fraud?
Types of Fraud
What the Numbers Tell Us about Fraud
The Social Consequences of Economic Crime
Suggested Readings
Chapter 2	Understanding the Basics of Financial Accounting
Introduction
The Five Accounting Cycles
Journals
Tying the Thread
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Chapter 3	The Entities
Proprietorships
The Partnership
Corporations
Business Enterprises in the Global Environment
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Chapter 4	Fundamental Principles of Analysis
Good Analysis = Due Diligence?
Why Do It?
Other Factors to Consider
Analysis for the Non-Expert
To the Future
Suggested Readings
Chapter 5	The Role of the Accounting Professional
The Importance of Accounting Professionals in the Investigation 
The Audit Process 
Internal Controls
Part Two	Financial Crime Investigation
Chapter 6 	Business as a Victim
Introduction
Employee Thefts
Payroll Fraud
Fraudulent Billing Schemes
Fraud Committed by Outsiders
Management Thefts
Corporate Thefts
Identity Theft
Suggested Readings
Chapter 7	Business Villains
Introduction 
Organized Crime and Business
Money Laundering
Conclusion
Suggested Readings 
Chapter 8	The Investigative Process
Introduction
Case Initiation
Case Evaluation
Goal Setting and Planning
Investigation
Conclusion
Suggested Readings
Chapter 9	Interviewing Financially Sophisticated Witnesses
Introduction
The Interview
Interviewing Financially Sophisticated Witnesses
Conclusion
Suggested Readings
Chapter 10	Proving Cases through Documentary Evidence
Introduction
Document Collection
The Process of Proof
The Logic of Argument
Proof through Inference
Conclusion
Suggested Readings
Chapter 11	Analysis Tools for Investigators
Introduction
Why use analysis tools at all?
Associational Analysis
Temporal Analysis
Conclusion
Suggested Readings
Chapter 12	Inferential Analysis
Introduction
How Inferential Analysis Helps
What is an Inference Network?
Investigative Inference Analysis
The Key List
Constructing an Investigative Inference Chart
Plotting the Chart
Some Tips for Charting Success
Applying the Chart to the Investigative Process
Conclusion
Suggested Readings
Chapter 13	Documenting and Presenting the Case
Introduction
Creating a System
The Case Book System
Report Writing
Testifying as a Financial Expert
Conclusion
Suggested Readings
Appendix	[waiting for author to provide title]
Glossary
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Fraud investigation.
Forensic accounting.
Fraud -- Prevention.