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“The mere fact that event data appear on a prenumbered document is no proof of the validity of the event. Someone intent on defrauding a system by introducing a fictitious event probably would be clever enough to get access to the prenumbered documents or would replicate those documents to make the event appear genuine.” a. Do you agree with this comment? Why or why not? b. Without prejudice to your answer to part (a), assume that the comment is true. Present (and explain) a “statement of relationship” between the control plan of using prenumbered documents and the information system control goal of event validity.

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Accounting Information Systems

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Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337552127
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Accounting Information Systems

11th Edition
Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337552127

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“The mere fact that event data appear on a prenumbered document is no proof of the validity of the event. Someone intent on defrauding a system by introducing a fictitious event probably would be clever enough to get access to the prenumbered documents or would replicate those documents to make the event appear genuine.”

  1. a. Do you agree with this comment? Why or why not?
  2. b. Without prejudice to your answer to part (a), assume that the comment is true. Present (and explain) a “statement of relationship” between the control plan of using prenumbered documents and the information system control goal of event validity.

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