Business Finance
Functional Business Systems

Question Description

Identify a case of corporate fraud. Briefly summarize the case, including what happened, who was involved, and damages incurred. Note how the fraud was detected and discuss any red flags that appeared prior to detection. Could an accounting and finance system have helped deter this fraud? If yes, how? If no, why not? Are there any specific business policies and procedures that could have been in place that would have prevented the fraud from occurring? Explain

Direction:

  • Be sure to support your statements with logic and argument.
  • citing all sources referenced and cite inside the text.
  • APA style academic writing
  • 6-8 paragraphs include " introduction - body - conclusion "

Final Answer

Attached.

Outline
Title: Enron’s Corporate Fraud
Thesis: Various types of corporate fraud, in particular, falsifying financial statements as Enron
did.
I.

Intro:
A. Thesis. The essay states various types of corporate fraud and the major reasons
companies are involved.

II.

The case of Enron and how it fell to falsifying financial statements.

III.

Major infeasible projects undertook by Enron.

IV.

Projects undertook by Enron from traditional energy businesses and why they fell.

V.
VI.
VII.
VIII.

Methods took by Enron to commit corporate fraud.
Signals indicating the fraud that was practiced in Enron, and its fall.
More signals and how the fraud could have been avoided.
Conclusions.
A. How the regulating agencies should identify such fraud.


Running Head: ENRON

Enron
Name
Institutional Affiliation

ENRON
Enron
Introduction
It is common for some individuals to desire and attain great wealth regardless of how it is
achieved. Corporate fraud involves activities conducted by the company or an individual in a
dishonest manner aimed at giving the company or the individual a higher advantage compared to
others (Markham, 2015). It is a complex phenomenon affecting both employees and the third
parties related to the company (Markham, 2015). It is systematic dishonesty designed by mo...

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