The current study examined the patterns of the similarity of corporate frauds. It used written scenarios of the frauds experienced from workplace. Participants were 10 graduate MBA students in a controllership program of the Presbyterian Mackenzie University, located in São Paulo, Brazil, during the period of December 2013. In our study, they described the recent types of fraud they witnessed. A premise supports the similarity of frauds in regard to misappropriation of asset following the flaws in internal control and the authorising schemes. Our study concludes for the scenarios holding for similarity in misappropriation of assets plus monetary theft and corruption; however, no similarity was narrated in regard to frauds of financial statement.
Corporate Frauds, Similarity of Frauds, Misappropriation of Assets, Financial Statements, Brazil
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Imoniana, J. O., & Murcia, F. D. (2016). Patterns of Similarity of Corporate Frauds. The Qualitative Report, 21(1), 143-162. Retrieved from http://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol21/iss1/12