PROBLEM STATEMENT: The ethical dilemmas that accountants sometimes face include conflicts of interest, payroll confidentiality, illegal or fraudulent activities, pressure from management to inflate earnings, and clients who request manipulation of financial statements. Have ethical accounting rules (i.e. integrity, professional conduct, autonomy and confidentiality) decreased fraud?
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