CHAPTER 1Case 1: Fraudulent Financial Statements
1-1 LARSEN CONVENIENCE STORE: USING ANALYTICAL PROCEDURES IN DETECTING FINANCIAL STATEMENT FRAUD
After completing and discussing this case, you should be able to:
- Review and analyze financial statement information relating to a company's balance sheet and income statement accounts using horizontal and vertical analysis method.
- Identify potential fraudulent financial accounts for closer scrutiny.
- Understand one method used to estimate the loss from the destruction of the out‐of‐sight (destroyed) inventory (cost of goods sold as a percent of gross receipts).
- Be able to use one ratio (days sales of inventory) to detect potentially misstated inventory balances.
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