2009 General Audit Management (GAM) Conference: Session Detail

CS6-3: TUESDAY MARCH 17, 2009, 12:45-1:55 p.m.

Finding Fraud - The Devil's in the Data

David R. Hancox, CIA, CGFM
Director, Division of State Government Accountability, New York State Comptroller’s Office
  • Discuss the need for auditors to re-examine the approach they historically have taken to their work.
  • Learn about five major challenges to the audit profession and their cause.
  • Discover a focus that will enable auditors to meet the publics expectations.
  • Hear real examples of fraud and waste and the techniques used to find it.

Presenter Biography: David R. Hancox, CIA, CGFM

Dave Hancox co-authored two books: Government Performance Audit in Action, Third Edition and State and Local Government, Program Control and Audit: Handbook for Managers and Auditors, and he contributes articles to various professional journals. He is on the faculty of Siena College and the Government Audit Training Institute - Graduate School, USDA. Through his company, Hancox & Sulem, Hancox is an international speaker on audit and management-related topics. In 2007 he received the National Presidents Award from the Association of Government Accountants. He is past president of The IIA's Albany Chapter and a past member of the International Government Relations Committee.

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