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FRAUD IN FINANCIAL REPORTING.

Discusses the increase of fraud in spite of government regulations. Contends that a lack of independent audit committees leads to the problem. Escalation of the benefits of management fraud. Reviews ten publicly traded firms that experienced financial reporting fraud in recent years. Concludes that audit committees be responsible to the board of directors.
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FINANCIAL REPORTING FRAUD AND AUDIT COMMITTEES
Introduction
Fraud in financial reporting is not a new phenomenon. Neither is a rising incidence of financial reporting fraud an unusual outcome in period of economic distress. What is somewhat surprising is that both the incidence and the severity of financial reporting fraud continues to increase in the face of efforts by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), and other governmental and professional organizations to minimize the frequency and severity of such fraud (Anthony, Harrison, Linehan, & Palker, 1999).
Financial reporting fraud continues to surface in the face of important regulations and procedures implemented to minimize the freque

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