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Fraud

Full Definition of fraud

  1. 1a :  deceit, trickery; specifically :  intentional perversion of truth in order to induce another to part with something of value or to surrender a legal right
    1b :  an act of deceiving or misrepresenting :  trick

  2. 2a :  a person who is not what he or she pretends to be :  impostor; also :  one who defrauds:  cheat
    2b :  one that is not what it seems or is represented to be

May 2016

Phishing Scams Targeting Businesses

By | 2017-02-21T17:41:24+00:00 Friday, May 20, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Businesses Beware of the “Business Email Compromise” (B.E.C.) Phishing scams used to primarily seek out individuals as their victims, but more recently, these e-mail wire-transfer scams have begun targeting businesses of all shapes and sizes: public and private, larger corporations

April 2016

Slippery Slopes in Vermont: SEC alleges Investor Fraud & Freezes Ski Resort Assets

By | 2017-02-24T21:27:54+00:00 Monday, April 18, 2016|

Last Thursday, April 14th, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission filed federal civil fraud charges in Miami against two individuals and several companies who had gathered more than $350 million from hundreds of foreign investors as part of the U.S.

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March 2015

Forensic Accounting and Famous Cases

By | 2017-02-24T21:39:30+00:00 Wednesday, March 25, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Forensic accounting has a rich and varied history in the United States and beyond, serving in valuable roles within local and federal law enforcement, in corporate finance, and even with private investigators. From analyzing and reviewing records to assisting in court once a

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February 2015

The Forensic Accounting Interview: A Powerful Weapon Against Fraud and Crime

By | 2017-02-21T17:41:31+00:00 Wednesday, February 18, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Interviewing can be quite an exhilarating experience. The ability to talk to a suspect, get the person’s story on record, and elicit a confession is among the most exciting, important parts of a forensic accountant's job. Much like physical forensic

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Helpful for the Forensic Accountant: The Certified Fraud Examiner Credential

By | 2017-02-21T17:41:31+00:00 Thursday, February 5, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |

Did you hear about the deviant forensic accountant? He got his client's charges reduced from gross indecency to net indecency. Hidden behind the humor in this joke that only an accountant would understand is this simple truth: a forensic accountant

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