This article discusses some of the unique challenges, and opportunities, for forensic accountants in the COVID-19-altered economy.
CPAs will need to be vigilant to see these warning signs of fraud as post-pandemic bankruptcies begin to rise.
CPAs can take steps to minimize the danger in a time of heightened fraud risks.
How prepared are you to deal with coronavirus-related fraud?
The IRS issued its top 12 “Dirty Dozen” tax scams, warning people to be vigilant to avoid these schemes all year round. New to the list is the “offer in compromise mills.”
By developing an investigative mindset, CPAs can make themselves indispensable during this trying time.
This article discusses how accountants can spot the telltale sings that increasingly mainstream virtual currencies are being used to squirrel away illicit funds.
Accountants can play a role in making sure the money set aside to help small business goes to the right places.
Look out for these telltale signs that a co-owner is misusing the business’s funds.
Forensic accountants play a key role in an innovative approach to combating elder financial exploitation in a program that is spreading nationally.
CPAs can help thwart bad actors from cashing in on seniors during the global pandemic.
CPAs can spread the word on the newest version of a longtime fraud ploy.
Accountants can remind clients of bad actors who pop up in times of crisis.
Coronavirus is an opportunity for fraudsters to take advantage of fear and confusion. Elizabeth Woodward, CPA/CFF, and Howard Silverstone, CPA/CFF, discuss how accountants can identify and prevent coronavirus-related fraud.
Have you seen potential scams or fraud related to the COVID-19 pandemic? Here’s how to report possible crimes.
Changes went into effect in February to ease the burden for smaller businesses seeking relief through the bankruptcy process.
Health care fraud is an important and complicated challenge for clients. CPAs can be instrumental in helping clients detect, report, and prevent health care fraud.
Veteran investigator Cynthia Hetherington offers practical tips and guidance on how forensic accountants can use the open source information found on the internet to make themselves smarter, better investigators while staying within privacy laws.
Are you effectively preparing your employees to guard against cyberfraud? Take this month’s quiz and find out.
How prepared are you to conduct a fraud risk assessment? Take this month’s Fraud IQ quiz and find out.