Assume you have just been hired by a companyâ€™s internal audit department to examine a particular data set to determine whether there have been any fraudulent disbursements/reimbursements. In addition to the circumvention of internal controls, you should look for fraudulent activity. Various data analysis software could be used in your investigation, including Microsoft Excel and Access. This is the last section for the report. Add on to the attached file ACC 693 Milestone Three.
Report to Management
A. What type of fraud was committed, and who is the suspect? Elaborate on the process that led you to these conclusions.
B. During your analysis, what did you determine to be the amount of misappropriation?
C. Describe, in detail, the effectiveness of the online resources used in collecting evidence and conducting the investigation.
D. What evidence proves that the elements of the fraud triangle are present? Support your response with examples.
E. How can internal controls, particularly IT-related controls, be updated/revised to prevent this fraud from occurring again?
F. Describe how the investigation adhered to professional codes of conduct.