Anatomy of a Financial Fraud: What type of financial statement fraud was perpetrated?

Anatomy of a Financial Fraud

Read the following articles about two cases of financial statement fraud:

  • “Anatomy of a Financial Fraud”
  • “Dell Fined $100M for Accounting Fraud that Misled Investors”

Choose one case and answer the following questions:

  • What type of financial statement fraud was perpetrated?
  • What were the red flags (if any) in the case?
  • How did the scheme come to light?
  • What steps would you implement to prevent this type of fraud in the future? Did the external auditor in each case detect fraud? Why?
  • How does this case differ from the other?
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