Financial Statement Fraud
Motives, Methods, Cases and Detection
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Advisor(s):||Prof. Peter Best|
|Degree:||M.Bus.(Adv.) in Professional Accounting|
Financial reporting frauds and earnings manipulation have attracted high profile attention recently. There have been several cases by businesses of what appears to be financial statement fraud, which have been undetected by the auditors.
In this project, the main purpose is to focus on the nature of financial statement fraud, and fraud schemes regarding to financial statements. The project also discusses common techniques used to detect financial statement frauds. Two cases of the fraudulent financial statements of Enron and WorldCom are analysed.