Can Auditors Be Trusted To Detect Fraud?

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This article “Can Auditors Be Trusted To Detect Fraud?” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Business Times on 01 Sep 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
The simple answer is no. So, caveat emptor
As long as there is money to be made, dishonest businessmen have tried every conceivable means to …

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Getting The Hang Of Reading Annual Reports

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This article “Getting The Hang Of Reading Annual Reports” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 20 Apr 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Be alert to big drops in sales and/or profits, jumps in debt levels and queries from SGX
Like thousands of …

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