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Considering fraud in a financial statement audit practical guidance for applying SAS no. 82 by Michael J. Ramos

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Published by American Institute of Certified Public Accountants in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Auditing -- Standards -- United States.,
  • Misleading financial statements.,
  • Fraud.

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Edition Notes

Statementwritten by Michael J. Ramos ; edited by Anita M. Lyons.
ContributionsLyons, Anita M., American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
LC ClassificationsHF5616.U5 R35 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination171 p. :
Number of Pages171
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL768128M
LC Control Number97166778

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