This guide is a resource for students completing their research paper on fraud cases for ACCT 401.
To write this paper you will need to:
1. Research reputable sources for actual cases of fraud. Identify an actual fraud case.
2. Research reputable sources for accounting principles and controls to deter and detect this type of fraud.
4. Prepare an outline of your research and analysis, and submit it for instructor's review.
5. Write a 4 to 5 page double spaced paper addressing the items in number 3.
The tabs at the top of this page will guide you through resources at Van Wagenen Library and online that will be helpful in your research. Below are a few resources to get you started.
Here are some resources that list actual cases of fraud. They may be helpful in selecting your fraud case.
SEC - Securities and Exchange Commission (search for accounting fraud)