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Title

The Fraud Triangle Can Be an Ethics Crystal Ball

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

10-1-2015

Abstract

If business ethicists had a holy grail, it would be a tool that would enable us to look into the future and predict when people were going to commit unethical acts. Although it is not exactly a crystal ball, the concept of the Fraud Triangle provides a unique road map to understanding the conditions that often lead well-intentioned individuals to commit fraud.