Adam Jones, the purchasing manager for ACME Corporation, is under suspicion for committing fraud. His superiors believe he is accepting kickbacks and bribes from various vendors. As the company’s fraud expert, you are investigating this possible fraud and are preparing to interview Adam. You suspect that Adam will be defensive and possibly hostile when interviewed.
1. What investigation procedures should be completed before your admission-seeking interview with Adam?
2. If you find evidence that proves Adam is commit-ting fraud at ACME, what might his initial reaction be when he is confronted? What other emotions and/or reactions might you expect from Adam? How do you know this?