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Accounting Fraud by Gary Giroux

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Timeline

Accounting Scandals and Reform

Scandal

Period

Discussion

Smuggling and Bribery

From the beginning

Smuggling and bribery have been common practices since the earliest civilizations and from the start of the North American colonies. As restrictions became increasingly tight, smuggling and bribery became more sophisticated.

Counterfeiting

Shortly after the invention of money

Counterfeiting also has ancient origins. In colonial and early American periods, counterfeiting paper money became prevalent and boomed as state bank charters exploded in the 19th century.

American Constitution

Written in 1787

Unable to function adequately under the Articles of Confederation, a new constitution was debated, written, and passed; ...

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