Posted on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 by Sean Saari, CPA/ABV, CVA, MBA
It is not uncommon for litigation to stem from disagreements over the value of privately-held companies and ownership interests in those entities. In those situations, the parties often discuss many different values as they attempt to reach a resolution.
Posted on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 by Howard Klein, CPA, CFE, CIRA, CVA
Are you doing the simple things to protect yourself from internet fraud? The following checklist outlines a number of preventive measures that will assist you in combating the constant onslaught of internet fraud.
Posted on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 by Howard Klein, CPA, CFE, CIRA, CVA
One of your most trusted employees is your payroll clerk — he or she has access to company bank accounts and personal employee information (e.g., Social Security numbers, bank account details, compensation amounts). However, your most trusted employees are usually the ones who are involved in an embezzlement.
Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by Sean Saari, CPA/ABV, CVA, MBA
Business longevity is creating a business that can survive a change in ownership and/or management and thrive for many years. Preparing your company for longevity maximizes the likelihood of a successful exit in terms of price and overall outcome.
Posted on Sunday, July 22, 2018 by Frank Suponcic, CPA, CFE, CFF
Fictitious vendor fraud is a rather common scheme. Unfortunately, it is more difficult to detect than just a quick scan of the payees or the check amounts. Spending a little time implementing a thorough vendor setup program is a great first step in preventing fictitious payment fraud.
Posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 by Frank Suponcic, CPA, CFE, CFF
Every successful organization follows the actions of its leadership. What happens when others in the business see unethical behavior—what are they to think? It’s a simple case of “monkey see, monkey do.” It is not uncommon for an employee to emulate what they see, and that extends to corporate behavior.
Posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 by Gabbi Huffman
Poor internal controls provide employees the opportunity to steal at the expense of your business. How much are you willing to lose as a result of an embezzlement?
Posted on Monday, March 19, 2018 by Howard Klein, CPA, CFE, CIRA, CVA
The first step in discouraging employee theft is establishing a proper “tone at the top” in regard to ethical behavior. Next, consider implementing the following proactive steps to deter employee theft at your company before it becomes a problem.