Auditing Cases That Made A Difference: Mckesson & Robbins

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Sheila D. Foster
Bruce A. Strauch


McKesson & Robbins, Musica, Auditing, Fraud, Receivables Fraud, Inventory Fraud


Many cases have impacted how today’s independent auditor does the job of expressing an opinion on financial statements.  Students taking auditing classes memorize the names and dates of the some of these cases, but rarely learn the facts of the cases or appreciate why the cases were so critical to advancing modern auditing standards.  McKesson & Robbins is one of the earliest of these cases.  Spanning more than a decade, two continents, two generations and at least four surnames, this case clearly shows students that fraud is not limited to today’s corporations and that there is, indeed, little that is new under the sun.


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