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The Accredited Counter Fraud Specialist Handbook by Martin Tunley, Jim Gee, Mark Button, Andrew Whittaker

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CHAPTER 3 Governing legislation

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There is a legal framework that prescribes mandatory requirements when conducting an investigation. It is imperative that these are adhered to, thus ensuring that the investigation is legal, professional and ethical. Additionally, should the case file be referred to the Crown Prosecution Service, conducting the investigation in strict accordance with these statutory requirements will prevent this being rejected on the grounds of abuse of process, which would result in time and valuable resources being wasted. The matter may be even more embarrassing should the case reach court and this comes ...

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