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    Forensic Accounting: Principles and Fraud

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    Explain whether accounting principles deter fraud or if they merely prompt entities to follow procedural guidelines.

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    They actually do both, as one works off of the other. Accounting principles do deter fraud, by forcing companies to follow procedural guidelines. Accounting principles work to deter fraud because principles in any field, particularly accounting, outline accepted standards of how and in what capacity ...

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