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March 2015

Increase Your Online Professional Networking Opportunities: Customize Your LinkedIn Profile

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

According to Jobvite’s 2013 Social Recruiting Survey Results, 94% of recruiters used LinkedIn as the top social network/media to search for quality candidates. Today’s job seeker looking to be hired as a forensic accountant or tax accountant can’t afford to

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Meet Sofia Hussain, Forensic Accountant

By |2017-02-24T21:47:13+00:00Thursday, March 5, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , |

Citizens wishing to understand their government’s concern over national security threats can easily do so by calling the human resource departments of the Central Intelligence Agency, Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, or the National Security Agency to see whom they

February 2015

Meet Tony Gonzalez – Assistant U.S. Attorney with the Department of Justice

By |2017-02-21T17:41:31+00:00Wednesday, February 25, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Watch as Assistant United States Attorney Tony Gonzalez discusses his background, and his team. Tony also talks about two very interesting cases where if it had not been for the forensic accountants and their thorough investigation, the convictions may not

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

By |2018-12-07T16:54:34+00:00Wednesday, 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

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Helpful for the Forensic Accountant: The Certified Fraud Examiner Credential

By |2017-02-21T17:41:31+00:00Thursday, 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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January 2015

Matrimonial Forensic Accounting Practice

By |2017-03-07T16:51:50+00:00Thursday, January 29, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Fans of the 1976 political thriller, All the President’s Men, might remember Hal Holbrook’s Deep Throat character’s exhortation to Robert Redford to "follow the money," in their Watergate investigation. Follow the money. More than a mere literary device designed to

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Forensic Accounting and Big Data

By |2017-03-03T19:57:12+00:00Friday, January 16, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Big data is one of the most powerful and most important tools for today's business. The sheer amount of information available from consumers is making big changes to the way today's business owners are operating, but along with this rush

Forensic Accounting Jobs and Careers in the FBI

By |2017-03-07T16:56:37+00:00Monday, January 12, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In 2009, the FBI established investigative forensic support positions to address escalating cases of white collar crimes, or crimes dealing with a variety of fraudulent and illegal financial activities, including political corruption, industrial espionage and narcotics trafficking. Forensic accounting specialists

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