In applying audit procedures and evaluating the results of those procedures, auditors may encounter specific information that may raise a question concerning the existence of noncompliance with laws and related party transactions. Indicate whether each of the following is more likely related to noncompliance with a law (NL) or a related party transaction (RP).
(a) Purchases have been made from a vendor at a price well above the market price for the goods involved.
(b) A purchasing agent’s spouse has the same name as a major vendor of the company.
(c) Unexplained payments have been made to government officials.
(d) The company exchanged certain real estate property for similar real estate property.
(e) A purchasing agent of the company has received large cash payments from a major vendor of the company.