Understanding the financial motivations behind white collar crime is often the key to the apprehension and successful prosecution of these individuals. Now in its second edition, Criminal Financial Investigations: The Use of Forensic Accounting Techniques and Indirect Methods of Proof provides direct instruction on the "how to" aspects of criminal
Introduction. The Financial Disciplines. Characteristics of Financial Crimes. Categories of Theft. The Paper Trail. Collecting and Preserving Evidence. Gathering Documentary Evidence. Gathering Evidence through Observation. What Is a Financial Investigation? Requirements for Indirect Methods of Proof. The Standard Methods of Proof. What Processes Are Common to All Indirect Methods of Proof? The Specific Items Case. The Bank Deposits and Cash Expenditures Case. The Net Worth and Personal Expenditures Case. Indirect Methods in Tax Investigations. Unique Aspects of Criminal Tax Investigations. The Case Report. Preparation for Trial. Innovative Applications.