FYI


The AICPA and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners release a free one-hour PC-based training program. How Fraud Hurts You and Your Organization , that can be downloaded at no charge from http://antifraud.aicpa.org/Resources/
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The course also is available on CD from the AICPA at 888–777–7077 (product code 056513JA). It includes definitions of fraud, examples of fraudulent activity and actual case studies and is suitable for CPAs and their companies.

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