CONDUCTING BUSINESS INVESTIGATIONS

 
MANAGEMENT OF INTERNAL BUSINESS INVESTIGATIONS
The Authority On Conducting The Internal Business Investigation
By Richard B. Cole
 
 
Internal business investigations and security procedures is the subject of this excellent material. The text focus is on management and investigative techniques and processes which can help assure that the business investigator does not become a pawn within the larger management structure without realizing it happened and the establishment of investigative protocols and practices that are most effective in a business environment. A more advanced manual related to the management of business investigations, this work provides the essential knowledge to keep the investigation on track and clear from the power structures of influence.
 
 
 
The investigation of inappropriate acts by an individual within a business is on the raise and becoming an important aspect of private investigation and private security. This book hands you a knowledge base to conduct and manage the investigation effectively. The work is brimming with bulleted strategic checklists, solutions based questionnaires, highly effective illustrations woven into a knowledge base that will serve you well. 168 pages, clothbound. $75.00
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HOW TO CONDUCT IN-DEPTH FINANCIAL INVESTIGATIONS
A Handbook On Financial Fraud And
White Collar Crime Investigation


By Bob Gudknecht, Chief Fraud Auditor-
Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office



There are a few good books on the market on how to go about conducting assets investigations but this manual goes way beyond that. It's a step-by-step techniques and procedures manual on how to go about conducting financial fraud investigations for the investigator. This manual reveals how to go about uncovering the evidence in embezzlement and financial fraud cases like no other and is based on the thirty year expertise of the author.



CHAPTERS INCLUDE

INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER ONE: BANK BASICS: Bank Types And Services, Bank Records.
CHAPTER TWO: STOCKS AND BONDS
CHAPTER THREE: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS
CHAPTER FOUR: BUSINESS RECORDS
CHAPTER FIVE: INVESTIGATIVE ACCOUNTING METHODS AND TECHNIQUES
CHAPTER SIX: BASIC EVIDENCE: Evidence, Direct Evidence, Exceptions To
The Rule.
CHAPTER SEVEN: FINANCIAL INTERVIEWING: Questions To Ask, General Checklist
CHAPTER EIGHT: CASE THEORY
CHAPTER NINE: PRACTICAL EXERCISE: Allegations, analysis, Action, Conclusion, Final Note
APPENDIX I: The Victim/Informant Interview
APPENDIX II: Sources Of Information



This manual is brimming with little known investigative techniques and procedures used to uncover financial fraud and provides the investigator with practical examples and exercises making it one of the best manuals to be developed on financial investigations to ever be published. It covers business records, evidence collection and accumulation, and a unique investigative accounting section the author calls: "Painless Accounting." With this manual, you gain 30 years of intensive financial fraud investigative experience from the author who's background includes financial investigative expertise with the IRS, Master's degree in accounting, and as Chief Fraud Auditor with the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office. 8 1/2 X 11, 156 pages, glossary, Appendixes. $45.00
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BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE INVESTIGATIONS
By: Ralph D. Thomas

The demand for business and commercial investigations has taken off like a rocket. The market is wide open for investigative agencies who wish to offer and specialize in this area. Business Intelligence Investigations gives you sources and techniques to conduct indepth business intelligence investigations and offers insight into this market. Not only will you learn about the types of clients who have a need for this type of investigation, you are given step by step techniques to develop the information though offline and online techniques. Chapters include:


This manual is designed to give you hands on training on the subject of business intelligence gathering. You'll find sources of information, example reports and checklists that will make the collection of business intelligence data a very easy and simple process. With NAIS certificate of completion offered in Business Intelligence Gathering. $35.00
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SECRETS OF ASSETS SEARCHING
The Techniques & Formulas That Uncover Hidden Assets Information Locate Bank Accounts, Conduct The Right Computer Searches And UseThe Best Pretexts To Develop The Financial Information You Need
By: Ralph D. Thomas

Assets searching has become a major mainstay in private investigative practice. Secrets Of Assets Searching is designed to provide you with various formulas and techniques that will enable you to conduct assets searches with ease and provide you with solutions to uncovering a subject's true financial picture. Through examples and explanations of knowing exactly where to look, you'll be in a position to determine things like your subject's current bank account information, current employer and current income. You will also uncover fast ways to develop assets information such as real property, connections to corporations and businesses, and ownership of vehicles, boats and planes.

The chapter outline includes: Introduction, Understanding Market Forces For The Demand For Assets Searching, Understanding Public Records Searching, Understanding Credit Bureau Information and How To Obtain Legal Access, Understanding And Using Pretexts & Interviews To Obtain The Information You Need, Understanding & Using Different Assets Formulas To Obtain The Information.


With Secrets Of Assets Searching, you will learn the various techniques of information hunting that can be put together in different kinds of formulas that will uncover the information you are after. You'll learn four basic different kinds of information sources that can be utilized to develop pieces of an assets puzzle so you'll be in a position to uncover and report the whole picture like never before. Aside from the formulas and techniques described and examples given, the text is designed so you will be in a position to modify and improve upon the actual investigative processes explored to meet your own individual needs in developing assets type information. When you are done reading this material, we know that you'll agree that you have learned some of the top secrets in the information and investigative industry. With certificate of completion issued in Assets Searching. $35.00
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HOW TO CONDUCT IN-DEPTH FINANCIAL INVESTIGATIONS
A Handbook On Financial Fraud And White Collar Crime Investigation
By: Bob Gudknecht, Chief Fraud Auditor-Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office

There are a few good books on the market on how to go about conducting assets investigations but this manual goes way beyond that. It's a step-by-step techniques and procedures manual on how to go about conducting financial fraud investigations for the investigator. This manual reveals how to go about uncovering the evidence in embezzlement and financial fraud cases like no other and is based on the thirty year expertise of the author.

CHAPTERS INCLUDE

INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER ONE: BANK BASICS:
Bank Types And Services, Bank Records.
CHAPTER TWO: STOCKS AND BONDS
CHAPTER THREE: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS
CHAPTER FOUR: BUSINESS RECORDS
CHAPTER FIVE: INVESTIGATIVE ACCOUNTING METHODS AND TECHNIQUES
CHAPTER SIX: BASIC EVIDENCE:
Evidence, Direct Evidence, Exceptions To
The Rule.

CHAPTER SEVEN: FINANCIAL INTERVIEWING:
Questions To Ask, General Checklist
CHAPTER EIGHT: CASE THEORY
CHAPTER NINE: PRACTICAL EXERCISE:
Allegations, analysis, Action, Conclusion, Final Note
APPENDIX I:
The Victim/Informant Interview

APPENDIX II:
Sources Of Information



This manual is brimming with little known investigative techniques and procedures used to uncover financial fraud and provides the investigator with practical examples and exercises making it one of the best manuals to be developed on financial investigations to ever be published. It covers business records, evidence collection and accumulation, and a unique investigative accounting section the author calls: "Painless Accounting." With this manual, you gain 30 years of intensive financial fraud investigative experience from the author who's background includes financial investigative expertise with the IRS, Master's degree in accounting, and as Chief Fraud Auditor with the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office. 8 1/2 X 11, 156 pages, glossary, Appendixes. $45.00
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