By the Numbers


Shedding Light on Fraud

Fraud occurred more frequently in smaller companies (companies with less than $100 million in total assets) than in larger ones, according to a COSO study. Other findings of the study, which analyzed cases of fraudulent financial reporting at more than 200 companies, include the following:

 

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