A fraud examiner is based in Mexico, a non-European Union (EU) country, and is collecting personal information from their company's human resources (HR) files about an employee based in Germany, an EU country. Based on these facts, the fraud examiner would need to comply with the EU"s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) when conducting their internal investigation.
Andrew wants to use a confidential informant in his investigation. He plans to compensate the informant with cash and obtain a receipt. He also plans to identify his source in a memorandum and his final report using only the informant's initials. Which of Andrew's plans is NOT considered a best practice when using an informant?
Which of the following is a common characteristic that asset hiders look for in the financial vehicles they use to conceal their assets?
Misty, a fraud investigator, is interviewing Larry, who she suspects has been embezzling company funds. Which of the following is NOT a recommended sequence in which Misty should ask Lam/ questions?
Bobbie, a fraud examiner, is preparing to interview Craig, a close friend and coworker of the primary suspect in the case. Craig has been described by others as "easily angered" and "intense" How should Bobbie approach her interview of Craig?
Gilbert is preparing to conduct a covert investigation. Before acting, he wants to wnte a memorandum documenting his plan. Which of the following pieces of information should he include in this memorandum?
Which of the following is the MOST ACCURATE statement about the privacy of information shared through social media?
Which of the following is the MOST ACCURATE statement regarding the analysis phase in digital forensic investigations?
Marilyn, a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). is reasonably sure that Shelly, her primary suspect, committed the fraud in question Before scheduling an admission-seeking interview with Shelly. Marilyn should be reasonably sure of all of the following EXCEPT:
Jana. the controller of XYZ Company, notices that the company's hotel expenses increased substantially from the prior year She wants to check to see if this increase is reasonable by comparing hotel expenses from both years to the number of days XYZ"s employees traveled. Which of the following data analysis functions would be the MOST USEFUL in helping Jana analyze these two variables?
If you are seizing a computer for forensic analysis, why is it generally necessary to seize any copiers connected to it?
Which of the following is a factor that fraud examiners should consider when determining whether to dispose of evidence following the conclusion of a fraud examination?
Barnes, a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). is using data analysis to identify anomalies that might indicate fraud in XYZ Company's accounts payable transactions. Which of the following is the MOST EFFECTIVE data analysis function that Barnes could use to look for potential fraud in accounts payable?
Which of the following is a measure that can help avoid alerting suspected perpetrators who are under investigation?
Anne used Will as a confidential informant in her investigation Anne listed information provided by Will in her final report, referring to him using his initials. She paid Will in cash and obtained a receipt for the transaction. Which of Anne's methods was NOT considered a best practice when using informants?
When reporting the results of a fraud examination, it is BEST to include copies (not originals) of important documents in the formal report.
Which of the following situations would MOST LIKELY require access to nonpublic records to develop evidence?
Which of the following BEST describes the data analytics approach known as predictive analytics?
Which of the following statements concerning access to nonpublic records is MOST ACCURATE?
Which of the following is the LEAST ACCURATE statement about seizing a computer for examination?
Christopher, a fraud examiner, is conducting an admission-seeking interview with Jennifer, an employee suspected of stealing cash. Which of the following is the LEAST EFFECTIVE phrasing for Christopher to use when posing an admission-seeking question to Jennifer?
Eugene is conducting an admission-seeking interview of a suspect. During the interview, the suspect frequently looks away from Eugene while responding to questions. Eugene can safely conclude that the suspect is dishonest due to his failure to maintain eye contact.