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Assignment 3: Fraud in the AIS

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Question;Assignment 3: Fraud in the AIS;Due Week 7 and worth 280 points;For;this assignment, research the Internet or Strayer databases to locate a;firm that was involved in a fraud and / or embezzlement case.;Explain;how the firm?s accounting information system (i.e., components and;functions) contributed to the fraud and / or embezzlement. You will need;to focus on how each component / function of the accounting information;system failed, which resulted in the scandal / case.;Write a ten to twelve (10-12) page paper in which you;Based;on the information you researched, assess the failure of the firm?s;accounting information system to prevent the related fraud /;embezzlement.Imagine;that the company that you researched uses a third-party accounting;system. Evaluate the effectiveness of the firm?s stakeholder in the;event that a third-party accounting system suffers a breach. Include an;assessment of the level of responsibility of the software provider to;the business and its clients. Provide support for your rationale.Determine;what advances in accounting and / or information technology could have;prevented the event from occurring. Provide support for your argument.Evaluate;what changes should be made to both the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and;other current laws in order to make them more effective in deterring;companies from committing crimes.Recommend;a strategy that the company you indicated may use to prevent future;business information failures. Indicate how the company should approach;the implementation of your recommended strategy. Provide support for;your recommendation.Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements;Be;typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with;one-inch margins on all sides, citations and references must follow APA;or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional;instructions.Include;a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student?s;name, the professor?s name, the course title, and the date. The cover;page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment;page length.The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are;Analyze;the business activities that comprise an accounting information system;to determine the information needs to support decision-making function.Use technology and information resources to research issues in accounting information systems.Write clearly and concisely about accounting information systems using proper writing mechanics.

 

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