Step Four: Analyze Findings
Using the information in steps two and three, you will need to create an analysis for this portion of your case study. Compare the weaknesses within the company to exposure, threats, and opportunities for fraud which took place.
Step Five: Analyze Systems and Evidence Found
This step requires that you to identify and analyze the structure and control systems that the fraudsters used to cover their tracks. Evaluate organizational change, levels of hierarchy, employees involved, conflicts, and other human factor issues deemed important. Look at the evidence in detail and discuss it.
Step Six: Forensic Recommendations and Outcomes
The final part of your case study analysis should include your recommendations as a fraud examiner. Be sure to address issues of remediation that occurred. Every recommendation you make should be based on your own knowledge and supported by outside sources.
Never make a baseless recommendation. You want to make sure that your suggested solutions are actually realistic. What in this case could have been avoided? How could the corporate accounting fraud case have been circumvented or stopped earlier? Analyze this case as if you were working it yourself.
Step Seven: Review the Case Study Analysis
Look over your analysis. Critique your work to make sure every step has been covered. Look for other items that can be improved.