Bribery and Corruption Casebook. The View from Under the Table

  • ID: 2213113
  • Book
  • 386 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Praise for Bribery and Corruption Casebook

"An exceptionally well–written page–turner that takes you on a journey inside several explosive and intriguing bribery and corruption cases." Kevin C. Feig, CFE, CPA, CFF Director of Risk Management Financial Services Industry

"An excellent compilation from all over the world. This casebook will act as a guide to budding anti–fraud professionals who want to understand and learn about the various nuances of bribery and corruption." Saket Bhartia, CFE, ACA, CIA Founder and President Bangalore (India) Chapter of ACFE

"This book is a journey down the darker paths of fraud, navigating the terrain of human nature and unraveling the illusions of the contemporary fraudster." Ibe Etea, CFE, CISA, ACA Head Internal Audit Helios Towers Nigeria

"Whether you are seasoned or new to the field, reading case studies is important to hone your skills. This collection of actual investigations is offered in a clean, informative and entertaining style and presents invaluable information that is certain to be of use to the reader." J. Richard DesFosses, CFE, PCI District Loss Prevention Manager Supervalu, Inc.

"Bribery and Corruption Casebook reminds us that graft, greed and corruption lurk throughout society, from government agencies to petroleum development to hotel management. The only way to combat them is constant vigilance, as these engaging cases demonstrate." Michael J. Molder, J.D., CFE, CPA/CFF, CVA Senior Manager Marcum LLP

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Preface xi

Chapter 1 The Hot–Tub Highwaymen 1Ted Wendling

Chapter 2 Trouble Brewing 13Jay Dawdy and Angela Clancy

Chapter 3 In the State s Interest 23Gary Graff

Chapter 4 Odd Bedfellows 35Jon Cohen

Chapter 5 When Bribery Becomes a Way of Doing Business 43Amine Antari

Chapter 6 Kickbacks for Comic Books 53Rafael A. Garcia

Chapter 7 Interrupted Production 65Carl Knudson

Chapter 8 High–Plains Grifter 75Carolyn Conn, Katie Houston, and Brandon Tanous

Chapter 9 Getting a Free Ride 85William J. Kirby

Chapter 10 Conflicting Interests, Conflicting Cultures 95Douglas M. Watson

Chapter 11 But We Thought He Was Saving Us Millions 107Gary E. Gaugler

Chapter 12 The Construction of a Fraud 115Lorna Leung

Chapter 13 The Summer Bribe 123Mark Dron

Chapter 14 Brazen Bank Manager 133Antonio Ivan S. Aguirre

Chapter 15 In Bed with the Tax Man 141Hanif Habib

Chapter 16 High–Rise Rollers 149Richard F. Woodford, Jr.

Chapter 17 Decorum Across the International Date Line 159Jim Pelczar

Chapter 18 The Kickback Mine 169J. Aaron Christopher

Chapter 19 A Sweet Deal 177Jason Petrusic

Chapter 20 Da Money 187Michael Carr

Chapter 21 The Seemingly Upstanding Citizen 199Austine S. M. Adache

Chapter 22 Big Dangers from a Small Vendor 209Kimiharu Chatani

Chapter 23 A Drop in the Ocean 217Ludmila Grechanik

Chapter 24 The Professor and the Deputy 225Paul Keyton

Chapter 25 Calling for Kickbacks 235Anil Kumar

Chapter 26 Going Green in Mexico 245Ronald L. Durkin

Chapter 27 A Wolf in Sheep s Clothing 253Daniel Nita

Chapter 28 Dances with Fraud 261Hank J. Brightman

Chapter 29 The Corrupt Public Servant 271Sandeep Mehra

Chapter 30 Romance, Jewels and Kickbacks: All in a Day s Work 279Dennis Thomas

Chapter 31 Power Corrupts and Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely 287Jim Cali

Chapter 32 For Love or Money? 299John R. Holley

Chapter 33 Ethical Governance: A Mandate for Outsourcing 309Jyoti Khetarpal

Chapter 34 Friends and Lovers in High Places 319Rick Hoye

Chapter 35 Kickbacks on Demand 329Philip Levi

Chapter 36 High–Flying Ambition 341Manjit Chodha

Chapter 37 The Cleaner Who Swept His Way to the Top 347Shane Ringin

Chapter 38 Sorry, This Fraud Has Been Disconnected 357Meric Bloch

Chapter 39 Bid Rigging and Kickbacks under the Bridge 369Edward J. Gaio

Index 377

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Dr. Joseph T. Wells, CFE, CPA, editor, has spent nearly a decade as a U.S. FBI Special Agent, is the founder and Chairman of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and the author of 20 books. For his landmark research in fraud detection and deterrence, Dr. Wells has been inducted into the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants′ Business and Industry Hall of Fame and named to Accounting Today′s list of the 100 most influential people for nine years in a row. He holds a doctorate in commercial science from York College, The City University of New York.

Laura Hymes, CFE, is the Managing Editor of the ACFE′s Research Department, where she oversees the editing of books, manuals and other publications related to the prevention, detection and investigation of fraud. She also collaborates with authors and speakers who are experts in the anti–fraud industry to produce high–quality educational material. She has a master′s degree in publication management and years of experience in editing and publishing.

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