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Base on the report, there are three major types of occupational fraud. ... Also, in the Abuse Classification System, Financial Statement Fraud is the type of occupational fraud that causes the greatest loss. ... Then, the report mentions that the duration of fraud schemes. ... In addition, it talks about the detection of fraud schemes. ... Occupational frauds happen in all over the world. ...
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Securities Fraud, Insider Trading, Bank Fraud, Tax Fraud, and Money Laundering are all examples of white-collar crime. COMMON TYPES OF WHITE COLLAR CRIME 1.Bank Fraud: To engage in an act or pattern of activity where the purpose is to defraud a bank of funds. 2.Blackmail: A demand for money or other consideration under threat to do bodily harm, to injure property, to accuse of a crime, or to expose secrets. 3.Bribery: When money, goods, services, information or anything else of value is offered with intent to influence the actions, opinions, or decisions of the taker. You may be charged with b...
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The Internet is advancing rapidly; with that, so is the amount of Internet fraud. ... The amount of Internet fraud reported this year was six times as much as it was last year. ... There are many different types of fraud on the Internet. "Each year, the National Fraud Information Center reports the Top Ten List of most common frauds"(Internet Scambusters). The top five Internet scams reported by the National Fraud Information Center for 1999 were credit card fraud, carding, advance fee loans, sweepstakes, and work-at-home scams. ...
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Identification fraud is a crime that is committed frequently by persons under the age of 21. This fraud has been rapidly increasing over the past decade due to the growth advancing in technology. ... My curiosity led me to ponder on what the consequences some of my peers would encounter if they were convicted of identification fraud and why it is so common. ...
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With an industry that is so large and making so much money, there is more chance for fraud. ... Experts say that over 800 thousand dollars each day are lost due to cellular fraud. ... One of the first phone frauds was finding a way to make free long distance phone calls. One of the first phone frauds was Electronic Toll Fraud. ... Cellular fraud is a booming theft market, and the more people that jump on the cellular bandwagon, the more fraud we will see. ...
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Apart from the huge financial implications, white-collar crime also has other detrimental effects on companies including loss of reputation, the undermining of competitiveness and the erosion of credibility.Traditionally, companies followed an ex post facto approach to fraud - damage control was attempted only after the fraud had occurred. ... *It ensures containment of fraud in an organisation.... *It deters future criminals from attempting fraudulent activities.PRINCIPLES OF PREVENTATIVE FRAUD CONTROLSThe following are some principles that should be applied in controlling fraud in a prevent...
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Breaking Boundaries with Music"So-called facts are fraud they want us to allege and pledge and bow down to their God lost culture, the culture loss spun our minds and through time ignorance has taken over; we gotta take the power back, bam! ...
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College Sports Gambling: Fun or Fraud?Over the last several years gambling has invaded college campuses nationwide. The most prevalent form of gambling, sports betting, continues to dig deep into the pockets of highly vulnerable college students. This illegal activity tends to undermine sports and l...
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Telemarketing fraud is popular these days. ... Canada is a paradise for telemarketing fraud. ... Canadian firms are very vulnerable to fraud through the Internet. ... Corporations now think twice about reporting fraud. ... Organizations as Victims of Fraud, highlights that businesses often will not report fraud. ...
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It provides them with foo, medical benefits, child care, and on occassion gives them extra money where income isn't sufficient enough.The welfare program does work, but its the frauds and abuses that you hear about that makes it look so bad.In Georgia in 1999, they investigated 18964 cases of suspected fraud. They discovered $9.6 million in Tanf and food stamps overpayment.The penalty process for fraud is sort of like a 3 strikes and your out policy. First offense is a 1 year disqualification, second offense is 2 years, and the 3rd offense is permenant disquailificaion.One of the most com...
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How to Prevent Identity Theft and Credit Fraud Customers may be in a position to prevent potential identity theft by closely guarding their personal data. ... If you're already a victim of fraud, you can get the report for free, otherwise the report costs no more than $8.25. ... By checking your report on a regular basis you can catch mistakes and fraud before they wreak havoc on your personal finances. ...
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Is it fraud that brings out the worst in Puritans? On the other hand, is it Puritans that bring out the word of fraud? ... As was witnessed, John Hale did not buy into the scandal, but was a victim of the fraud. ...
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MACBETHShakespeare's Macbeth involves betrayal, frauds, and false appearances between the characters. Nothing is what is seems to be. The characters' ambitions grow and evil controls their fate. As the story develops, the realities of the situations become pure illusions. Everything starts to bec...
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He places people who have committed fraud at the very bottom of the inferno because he believed taht they were the most offensive sinners to God. ... Those who took part in a sin of incontinence are placed closest to God contrary to those who were involved in fraud. ... Each group of people is punished accordingly, with the punishments being the harshest for those who committed fraud. ... Incontinence, fraud,and violence, all potential sins which mankind may choose from, tear apart the human spirit and block the pathway to heaven for many people....
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Banking cards are nothing more than a drain on an individual's wallet because fees, the possibility of fraud and finally an increase in spending accompany all the banking cards.Firstly, all banking cards have some sort of fees. ... I thought that my debit card would be a convenience, yet it has turned into a drain on my finances.Secondly, in today's world credit card and debit card fraud is found throughout society. ... Fraud and finally the increase in spending due to the inability to relate plastic cards with cash or the convenience of always having cash with you are also negative ...
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Computer CrimesThe open architecture of the Internet has created a new medium for fraud and other crimes. ... One of the latest acts included Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (Title 8, Section 1030). ... The NIPC investigates intrusions to public switching networks, major computer networks, privacy violations, industrial espionage, pirated computer software and other crimes outlined by the Computer Abuse and Fraud Act.Online criminal activity has been an increasing problem, allowing thieves to remain virtually anonymous while they try to steal secured, and sometimes not secured, secrets. ... Onlin...
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He sets out to try to climb the mountain, but his way is blocked by the Three Beasts of Worldliness: The Leopard of Malice and Fraud, The Lion of Violence and Ambition, and The She-Wolf of Incontinence. ... He wants to spread the word to everyone so the world will become a better place with no violence, corruption and fraud. ...
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Business EthicsSears Auto Centres Case Study1) The ethical issues involved in the Sears case were as follows: Giving false and misleading statements Fraud Failure to clearly state parts and labour on invoice False advertising  Failure to return partsSome of these are often still used but Sears ethical issues involved all of these. 2) In this case the management played a strict role. ... That shows us how much power they had teaching employees fraud and how to give misleading information to customers.3) Sears response to the allegations were very good I t...
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Telephones are followed by telephone fraud. ... The most common crimes committed on the Internet are the same basic variations of the four main time-tested, real-world crimes: Forgery (of E-mail), assault (on your Web site, E-mail box, or computer system), fraud (cyberscams), and robbery (theft of valuable information). ... The loss includes stealing computer hardware/software and fraud (breaking into a computer and stealing money or information to make a profit). Computer fraud loss is estimated at $555 million annually with each individual case of fraud costing approximately $100,000. Financ...
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In the Middle Ages, both crimes and punishments varied tremendously. There werehorse theft, land theft, breaking and entering, and fraud. Thieves, after stealing goods, wouldthen also steal horses. Thieves were executed no matter the value of the stolen goods. Whenpeople were traveling or on pilgrim...
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Bibliography Works Cited Associated Press. "Federal appeals court reverses fraud verdict against ABC in Food Lion case." available [online] http://www.gocarolinas.com/news/carolinas/1999/10/20/food_lion.html, February 18, 2000. This article, and this case in general was extremely helpful, containing...
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David CopperfieldDavid Copperfield is a novel of "Passionate jealousy sniveling hypocrisy cold hearted fraud, sexual degradation, selfish exploitation and much more; but the final impression is one of joy tempered and mellowed wisdom" Discuss. ... He marries rich young widowed women whom he slowly destroys with his odious 'firmness' 'Cold-hearted fraud' this is probably the most serious offense that is committed in David Copperfield because it actually means: trickery or scheme to deceive. ...
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Telephones were followed by telephone fraud. ... The Parkers noted that the most common crimes committed on the Internet are the same basic variations of the "four main time-tested, real-world crimes: Forgery (of E-mail), assault (on your Web site, E-mail box, or computer system), fraud (cyber scams), and robbery (theft of valuable information)" (Parker, Parker, 1998, pp. 178, 189). ... The loss includes stealing computer hardware/software and fraud (breaking into a computer and stealing money or information to make a profit). Computer fraud loss is estimated at $555 million annually with...
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This can range anywhere from on-line credit card fraud to child pornography. ... Officials that were contacted on this subject responded by saying, "Internet growth, which enhances the availability and accessibility of personal identifying information, obviously creates greater risk or opportunities for criminal activity, including identity fraud"(Littman 27). ... "This is a very frightening thing and places almost everyone at risk"(Littman 27) quoted Susan Grant, the director of the National Fraud Information Center. ... The National Fraud Information Center also suggests that you erase perso...
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The Motive of ImpostersWilliam Shakespeare attained literary immortality through his exposition of the many qualities of human nature in his works. One such work, The Merchant of Venice, revolves around the very human trait of deception. Fakes and frauds have been persistent throughout history, ev...
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