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    Gnc Case Study

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    management and it’s personal. The risk of adding so many locations means they need to keep a higher level of internal controls. Without effective internal controls management can be inclined to commit fraud due to the added pressure to continue to make sales and perform better than its competition. Another risk that GNC has that could affect its financials is the market they service. The supplement industry has also grown with GNC giving it more competition today than what it has had in the past. One of GNC’s biggest competitions in the supplement industry is an online retailer named Bodybuilding.com. This is an online merchant that sells supplements at a discounted rate. Bodybuilding.com is effectively undercutting GNC with its prices on supplements, which requires them to reduce prices to stay competitive. The risk of reducing…

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    Separation of duties will decrease the likelihood of theft. Without the separation of duties, such as in this case, an employee can manipulate the records and perpetrate theft without anyone knowing since he has control of the entire process; this type of action increases the possibility of theft and fraud as well as increasing the risk of errors. The same individual should not be responsible for all related activities and in order to reduce the risk of theft and errors, those activities needs…

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    Bilox Fraud Case Summary

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    to follow, which includes the negative effects of fraud and the aftermath it may cause to the company as a whole. With the continuation of an internal review it was noticed that the company was operating well until 2014 and 2015. Contracts were declining in Louisiana, however the decline did not account for the vast monetary…

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    I personally feel that the journal does a god job on giving ideas of new programs that can reduce crime, but that they understand that they can only reduce it and not get rid of it. I feel that crime is always around the corner, it can happen to anyone, at any place and at any time. I do agree with the textbook, which states, “Traditional policing prizes deterrence theory. Deterrence theory assumes that people can be discourage from committing crime by the threat of either serous sanctions or…

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    mandatory minimums were created, and each one was a capital offense (Doyle, 2013). By the end of the late nineteenth century, the number of capital offenses has been reduced and the number of mandatory minimums increased as well, but left most federal statutes to the courts to decide a sentence within a maximum penalty (Doyle, 2013). The public believed that offenders were not being punished enough because judges were given too much discretion in sentencing. Mandatory minimums were implemented…

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    Retributive Justice in Agamemnon and The Sailor who fell from Grace with the Sea The concept of retributivist justice is best understood as the form of justice ruling that “those who commit certain kinds of wrongful acts, paradigmatically serious crimes, morally deserve to suffer a proportionate punishment” (Walen, 2016). In Aeschylus’s Agamemnon and Yukio Mishima’s The Sailor who fell from Grace with the Sea, the concept of retributive justice influences the emotions and actions of the…

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    The Deterrence Theory of Punishment is the theory that states that people will not break the law, or rules, because they are scared of getting caught and being punished. This means that people are less or more likely to commit a crime or do something they aren’t supposed to based on the level of punishment or outcome. The Deterrence Theory of Punishment relates to the Road because there are several parts in the book where this applies. For example, when they find the bodies in the basement, they…

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    He was introduced to the carpet cleaning industry at the age of twelve by his mother, who worked as a telephone solicitor for a small carpet cleaning firm. Due to the lack of barriers to entry in this industry (no licensing requirements, no apprenticeships to be served and only minimal start-up capital needed), it is not hard for anyone to start a carpet cleaning company. But at the same time, no barriers to entry meant that there was a cutthroat competition within the industry and it was not…

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    The Global AML Software Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global AML Software market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market. According to the report, most people are increasingly shifting toward debit cards as a preferred mode of payment because…

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    Worldcom Scandal Summary

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    you choose and how the corporate world would be affected if everyone chose similar actions. Auditors are known as the watchdogs of accounting. Their primary responsibility is to guard the best interest of the public. “The auditor’s obligations are to certify that public reports depicting a coronation’s financial status fairly present the corporation’s financial position and operations” (Duska, Duska, & Ragatz, 2011). During the WorldCom scandal, Arthur Anderson, originally one of the big five…

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