"Management fraud" and "fraudulent financial reporting" are synonymous. In general, financial statement fraud occurs through: (1) the overstatement of assets and income, and (2) the understatement of liabilities and expenses. Since the production of financial statements is the responsibility of management, financial statement fraud almost always occurs with the knowledge or consent of management. This PES short course deals with the different schemes associated with management fraud. This PES short course deals with the different schemes associated with management fraud. PLEASE NOTE: Course material is similar to #5065: Fraud Examination For Managers and Auditors; therefore, we recommend that you should not take both courses in the same CPE reporting period. Not acceptable for Enrolled Agents. All course material provided. No prerequisites. Course level: Basic.
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