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    Types of controls to minimize fraud risk

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    Describe a fraud scheme that could be used for information assets and explain the controls that can mitigate this fraud risk.

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    A fraud that was easily perpetrated involved access to an unprotected computer in the home of Microsoft employee who telecommuted to work. It sounds so simple that it is surprising that there aren't better controls in place to stop this type of fraud.

    In the three real cases identified in the attached article, all were employees (insiders) of the companies they defrauded (or in the case ...

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    The 243 word solution references three actual cases from an article and explains six types of controls or procedures that can minimize fraud risk.

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