DETECTING FRAUD – PLANNING AN AUDIT
- Prepare common-sized financial statements for Leslie Fay for the period 1987- 1991. For that same period, compute for Leslie Fay the ratios shown in Exhibit 2.
- In addition to the data shown in Exhibit 1 and Exhibit 2, what other financial information would you have obtained if you had been responsible for planning the 1991 Leslie Fay audit?
- As a result of this financial review, what financial statement items do you believe should have been of particular interest to BDO Seidman during that firm’s 1991 audit of Leslie Fay? Explain.