Discussion

Discussion No. 1

Based on authoritative sources (including peer reviewed articles from the library, Fraud Examiners Manual, AICPA, etc), discuss the differences and similarities between the AICPA Professional Code of Conduct and the ACFE Code of Ethics.  How do you think each codes relates to the specific area of expertise covered? Do you think the codes need updating?  Why and what sections? 

Based your past or current leadership experience and/or your potential future experience as a leader, how have or could a code of ethics be used in professional and/or personal decision making? If you have a mentor or coach, then ask this person about experience with codes of ethics. If you do not have a mentor or coach, then ask someone who you would like to be a mentor or coach in your life. Share the insights that you gain from this person.

Discussion No.2

Based on authoritative sources (including peer reviewed articles from the library, Fraud Examiners Manual, AICPA, etc), compare and contrast at least 4 definitions of fraud. Why do you think fraud is defined differently and do you think there should be a uniform definition?  

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