This book provides a thorough exposition of the elements and mechanisms of fraud especially in the banking system. It concentrates on bank fraud in the financial institutions. It encompasses the definition of bank fraud, the causes, the effects, the measures for controlling fraud and the role of asset managers in the financial institution. As link to research aid, it incorporate research methodology and theories of social science that adequately explain the reasons for the existence of fraud including strain, bond, multiple factors, opportunity and political economy theory. The book is sufficiently handy for statistical table of chi-square and contains steps of testing hypothesis. However, the book will assist researchers in the field of social sciences like criminology and security studies in understanding the principle of systematization of research work. The introductory part of the book provides ideas on the standardization of the arrangement of research. Succinctly, the tools of hypothesis testing were explicitly presented to assist students of social research on confirming the acceptability of tentative answers to the research problems.