By Serge Matulich,David M. Currie
Providing a different account of frauds all through glossy historical past, Handbook of Frauds, Scams, and Swindles: Failures of Ethics in Leadership compiles narratives from around the globe, together with a couple of highly-publicized instances. best monetary and investigative specialists have authored the person chapters, but the e-book continues a reader-friendly style.
The result's a textual content that's hugely enticing and most significantly, offers regulators and investigators with an figuring out of the motivations and behaviour universal to the members at the back of those life-damaging crimes.
The ebook features a wealth of news, together with recognized circumstances reminiscent of Ponzi, ZZZZ most sensible, Enron, Parmalat, and Vivendi, in addition to lesser-known scandals related to either businesses and participants. there's additionally a bit on frauds perpetrated for causes except monetary rewards, together with cases while the govt. played experiments on people with no their wisdom or consent, in addition to tales on frauds regarding technological know-how and faith.
A part detailing the Arthur Anderson debacle discusses the compounding of a fraud while the meant watchdog performs a complicit position. And spotting that now not each factor is black or white, the e-book additionally explores even if a hoax perpetrated within the identify of a noble reason can ever be justified.
By reviewing the strategies utilized by swindlers and the motivations that became strong humans crooked, investigators and others will come to acknowledge the crimson flags that accompany unscrupulous habit. In doing so, they could good how one can head off strength disaster.