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CPA Partner National Firm – Embezzles $4 Million From… His Firm?

Former Grant Thornton Partner Arrested for Stealing $4 Million in Client Payments   AccountingToday NEW YORK (FEBRUARY 7, 2013) BY MICHAEL COHN   A former Grant Thornton partner has been arrested for stealing nearly $4 million in client payments intended… Read More »


Another Blow To Credit Card Users. Did You Know That…?

I didn’t know anything about this issue. Watching Jean Chatzky on television Friday, I learned that credit card users will suffer yet another financial blow starting as early as next week (February 2013). Under new credit card regulations, merchants who… Read More »

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Quarantines: A Cheap Price of Admission for Electronic Client Files

Does your practice or organization utilize a computer quarantine process? If not, after reading this, you will! The day began in a typical manner, reviewing information recently received from a client to determine next steps.  These records included printed documents,… Read More »

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Public Signs: The Start Of A Trend For Consequences?

Day after day, people choose to break the law, and there simply are not enough resources available to address the growing frequency of crimes.  Naturally the resources are directed towards the most serious offenses, such as homicides, assaults, sexual assaults… Read More »

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Cloud Computing, Cyber Crime, and Continued Increased Exposure

Here we go again.  Another massive cyber crime exposing millions of Americans to global identify theft, at a cost to taxpayers to now provide fraud monitoring to those victims. This week’s target – South Carolina’s Department of Revenue database.  The… Read More »

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We have the resources to get to the bottom of your most complex financial matters. Our team includes forensic accountants working with traditional CPAs and administrative staff.

Heading the team is Stephen A. Pedneault, CPA/CFF, CFE, FCPA. A CPA and forensic accountant. Steve is also a certified fraud examiner (CFE), certified in financial forensics (CFF) and is a forensic certified public accountant (FCPA). He brings over two decades of accounting experience to the firm.