A report from the Anti-Fraud Collaboration explores SEC findings to highlight the causes of fraud — and how finance professionals can stop it.
How familiar are you with AU-C Section 240, which describes an auditor’s responsibilities relating to fraud in an audit of financial statements? Take this quiz to test what you know.
CPAs can play critical roles in helping companies plan their recovery from online attacks.
The coronavirus pandemic has created special challenges for practitioners to consider related to fraud. In the current environment, smaller instances of fraud, many times immaterial to an audit, are now becoming significant and need additional attention.
Forensic accounting and valuation professionals offer advice on how to leverage career and business development at a time of uncertainty.
Practitioners need to understand elder fraud and what to do when they find it.
Employers should be alert for fake claims amid a boom in fraudulent schemes.
Recent conference speaker John Hall, CPA, discusses tangible steps to build a “defensive wall” against fraud and ethics breaches.
CPAs play critical roles in helping companies prepare for online attacks.
A fraud expert shares advice for businesses on segregation of duties, unintended consequences of pandemic-related relief, and more.
Preparation may be the best defense against fraud when disaster strikes.
Religious organizations are vulnerable to fraud precisely because of the tenets of trust and forgiveness that define them, and the pandemic has led to increased risks. CPAs are in a position to advise churches on steps they can take to reduce fraud risk without compromising their principles.
Even in difficult economic times, it’s important to keep up the processes and controls that prevent fraud.
Internal controls need to be front and center, as the COVID-19 crisis has increased the incentive and opportunity for fraud.
Amid a pandemic-related surge in online shopping, identity theft poses a more significant risk to consumers. Nearly 1 in 5 Americans experienced identity theft attempts, according to a new AICPA survey.
Fraud risks have increased as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. A new report by the Anti-Fraud Collaboration provides strategies for mitigating those risks.
This article suggests practices that can aid in creating an effective fraud-mitigation plan.
The coronavirus pandemic is presenting new challenges to CPAs related to fraud, according to forensic accountant and former Treasury special agent Robert Beranger, CPA/CFF.
Examine aspects of bankruptcy, including whether a CPA is likely to get paid and steps that a business can take when dealing with a bankrupt customer.
CPAs need to be especially watchful for fraud amid the severe financial pressures associated with the coronavirus pandemic.