Financial CSI is on the rise

In order to be awarded CPD units you must answer the following five random questions correctly. If you fail the test, please re-read the article before attempting the questions again.

  1. Which of the following is a finding from recent fraud/forensic services surveys?

  2. Which of the following areas are not dealt with in forensic accounting

  3. What is the key or fundamental reason that forensic accountants must ensure that their work stands the scrutiny of law or 'suitable for the court of law'?

  4. The entire forensic process must be completed in a proper manner and not tainted. This proper manner or so called high standards include the following, EXCEPT -

  5. The forensic accounting process generally encompasses 4 main phases/stages. Which of the following is performed in Phase 1 - Recognition and Planning?

  6. A forensic accountant would commonly start off the forensic investigation by conceptualising (or developing theories) on how a suspected fraudulent act may have been committed. This involves -

  7. Which of the following is not part of the ground rules in conducting an effective interview in forensic accounting investigations?

  8. A forensic accountant will be able to narrow down its search/scope for the `hard` evidence by performing analytical procedures. They include the following -

  9. Evidence that have been gathered by forensic accountants need to satisfy the following so as qualify as evidence that can stand the scrutiny of law -

  10. Upon collection of qualified evidence, it is crucial that they are properly preserved and to ensure safe custody. Which of the following BEST describes part of this process of safe custody of evidence?