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Forensic Accounting: Writing a Fraud Investigation Report

  • Accountant
  • CPA/CFF
  • CFE
  • CIA
  • CPA (US)
  • CVA
  • QIAL
  • MAFF
  • CBA/MCBA
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Course Description

Course Description

Forensic accounting engagements are normally investigated over fraud, disputes, insurance claims, and criminal cases. This engagement is normally called by the police, lawyer, or the parties in dispute.

Preparing the fraud investigation report is part of your major responsibility if you are a forensic accountant. This task is normally done at the final stage of your investigation.

Forensic accountant reports are normally used as evidence to resolve the case and present to the person seeking forensic accounting service, normally a lawyer, the insurance company, etc.

Main elements that should be included in your investigation report:

  •       Executive summary of the report

o   Scope of service

o   Objective of service

o   Investigation approach

o   Summary of finding (key finding)

  •         Scope of works in the report
  •         Findings from the investigations
  •         The conclusion