Difference between skimming and cash larceny


MBA 576 Fraud Management: Week 2 – Asset Misappropriation

Week 2 – Asset Misappropriation
Chapter 3: Cash Larceny
Chapter 9: Non-Cash Assets


  1. Explain the difference between skimming and cash larceny, and tell which is more difficult to detect and why?
  2. Explain, “lapping” and how it can conceal the skimming of receivables.
  3. Explain how a refunds or discounts account can be used to conceal a cash theft. Provide an example.
  1. Provide some examples of expense reimbursement schemes.
  2. List some indicators of cash theft from a business.
  3. Describe a common area/type of a non-cash asset misappropriation.

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