Joseph T. Wells
Wiley; 4th edition
Principles of Fraud Examination 4th Edition (PDF) by Joe Wels contains engaging real-life case studies and an analysis of the complexity of frauds and fraudulent behavior incorporated throughout the ebook. This textbook provides a broad understanding of fraud — what is it and how it is prevented; committed; and resolved. Principles of Fraud Examination 4e begins by providing an understanding of fraud examination methodology then documents the schemes used by managers; executive; and employees to commit fraud against their own organizations. Case studies; complete with statistics and flowcharts; are provided for every chapter. The primary focus of this PDF textbook is maintained in the updated edition; with coverage of the actual accounting and human behaviors that lead to cases of accounting fraud. The 4th edition includes updates to reflect revised and new accounting standards and laws; updated statistics to include the most recent ACFE findings; and moderate changes to end of chapter material. Also included in the newest edition is updated coverage of recent examples of fraud accounting in the real world.