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    Two ways a fraud perpetrator can be prosecuted

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    What are the two ways in which a fraud perpetrator can be prosecuted? What is the process for qualifying a forensic accountant as an expert witness? How can an accountant can be helpful as possible to an attorney during a fraud trial?

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    Perpetrators of fraud can be prosecuted civilly and criminally through the judicial system. Accountants have the ability to provide a great deal of quality input in such cases because they are called upon as experts in their field of accounting. Attorneys criminal or civil largely do not have a high level of technical accountancy experience. Paired with the fact that CPA's have knowledge of the ...

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    Solution discusses the two ways in which a fraud perpetrator can be prosecuted, as well as the ways in which forensic accountants can assist during a trial.