Week 5 – Discussion Questions
Participation requires comments on weekly readings. Each student’s posting should be unique!
Please, provide a response to the following questions during Week 5 of the course. Remember,
we are using Eastern Time in the Continental U.S.

How does a scheme in which an employee fraudulently orders merchandise for his
personal use differ from a scheme in which an employee steals merchandise from his
company’s warehouse?

How do employees use falsified receiving reports as part of schemes to steal inventory?

Discuss how establishing a strong system of communication between employees and
management can help deter and detect inventory larceny.

If you suspected someone of being involved in a kickback scheme, what would you look
for?