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Global Fraud is on the Rise

Global fraud is on the rise, and new statistics present a scary realization for small businesses around the world. The 2016 Global Fraud Study (GFS) released by the ACFE, was an analysis of occupational fraud occurrences over approximately a 2-year …
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War Story: The Wal-Mart Mexico Bribery Scandal

The Wal-Mart Mexico scandal has created a never-ending list of curious consumers, and a long-lasting sour taste in the mouths of shareholders. The fraud allegation is very basic but the case is incredibly complex, in which I hope this blog …
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Does the type of fraud differ between industries and locations?

Fraud is an on-going concern for companies of all types and sizes. Certain industries are susceptible to different types of fraud, and can be affected in different ways based on the frequency and size of each fraud occurrence. For example, …
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How deep does the investigation process get?

WHAT HAPPENED TO MY MONEY? This is a question that many of us will ask at some point in our careers, whether or not we do everything in our power to prevent it. In order to answer this question, you …
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At what point is Forensic Accounting needed?

This is a question we are asked on a regular basis, and can deadlock a company if left unanswered. The simple response is BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE! Forensic accountants are typically used in 2 scenarios: on the front end …
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What is Forensic Accounting?

When one hears the phrase “forensic accounting”, it is usually followed by “oh wow, that sounds exciting”, and it is! The StarTribune calls it “CSI for the number-crunching crowd” in an August 1, 2015 publication. Forensic accounting is a comprehensive …
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