Brody Chapter 8 Multiple Choice

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In a fraud investigation, documents: Usually contain extremely valuable information (230)
Chain of custody refers to: A record of when a document is received and what has happned to it since its receipt (230)
Marking documentary evidence is important to ensure that: Documents can be identified later (232)
Discovery sampling: Deals with the probability of discovering at least one error in a given sample size if the population error is a certain percentage. (235)
Documentary evidence such as private tax returns can usually only be obtained by: by subpoena, search warrant, and voluntary consent (all of the above) (238)
Which of the following is not true regarding document experts? They can usually determine whether a document was written by the person whose signature the xocument bears. They can usually determine whether a document has been forged. They can usually determine whether the date of the document bears is the date the document was written. (All of the above are TRUE) (240)
Which of the following is not a benefit of statistical sampling? It allows auditors to be certain that fraud does not exisit in a population (238)
Which of the following methods of gathering documents is based primarily on luck? Documents provided by tipsters (234)
Which of the following is true of graphologists? They study handwriting as a way to interpret and identify personalities. (248)
What can a fraud examiner conclude if one or more instances of fraud are found in a sample taken from a population? The population contains fraud (238)
What can a fraud examiner conclude if his or her tests confirm that no instances of fraud are present in a sample taken from a population? Only that no fraud is present in that particular sample pg. 237-238
How are most frauds concealed? By creating fictitious documents or altering source documents. (230)
Which of the following is usually the best way to obtain documentary evidence? Computer-based queries of full-population accounting and other databases. (234)
Programs like CaseMap, CaseCentral, ZANTAZ, Ringtail, and DatiCon are examples of:: Software packages used to index and store evidence. (233)