Fraud Detection on Banking Industry in South Sumatera: A Study on the Role of Internal Auditors’
Internal auditors function is important as the first filter against fraud in the implementation of fraud detection in banking and financial industry. This study was conducted involving internal auditors at several banks in South Sumatera, Indonesia. Questionnaire was used to collect the data which was then analyzed using SPSS. The results indicate that the auditing expertise of supreme internal auditors do not suit the criteria of fraud detection. Therefore, it is concluded that the internal auditors in banking industry in South Sumatera are not ready yet for the implementation of fraud auditing.
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