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    Describe the auditor's responsibility for discovering illegal acts. What barriers do you see in terms of your ability to accurately uncover fraud? What are the sources of the barriers? If possible, would you eliminate the barriers? If so, why?

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    Describe the auditor's responsibility for discovering illegal acts.

    An auditor must understand what documents are pertaining to the audit and which are not. An auditor "has the same responsibility for detecting direct-effect illegal acts as they do fraud". Source: classes.bus.oregonstate.edu/winter-06/ba427/Chapter%206%201.25.06.ppt
    Further, an auditor must be able to determine the difference between when an individual or company is ...

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    Auditing responsibility for illegal acts are examined. The sources of the barriers are examined.