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Credit card skimming… watching for new opportunities (or vulnerabilities).

I just returned from speaking at a conference in Miami.  I checked into my hotel, and as part of my debriefing from the travel, I found the in-room safe to safely store my laptop, camera and other electronic devices. As… Read More »

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Skimming… not the redbox terminals. What's next?

In preparing for a presentation I am making at University of Connecticut next week, I was searching the Internet tonight for images of credit and debit card skimming. I came across a frightening image.  It was a picture of a… Read More »

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The Embezzler. James M. Cain. Avon Book Company, 1946. A Great Read!

I found this great book on employee embezzlement and bought it on-line.  Used, it cost me a few dollars.  The title – “The Embezzler.” What a great book.  It is a simple story of a bank employee embezzling from the… Read More »

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USB Jump Drives – Friends or Foes?

They are found virtually everywhere, and they can be easy to spot, like the classic USB stick drive, or they can be hidden within other objects, such as within pens, nick knacks, desktop items and even jewelry. While convenient for… Read More »

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Keeping Up With Embezzling? Shop at Staples!

In the movie “Men In Black” (MIB) staring Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith and Vincent D’Onofrio, there is a scene where they visit a newsstand to collect the recent tabloids.  Kay (Jones) tells Smith that the tabloids are what they… Read More »

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We have the resources to get to the bottom of your most complex financial matters. Our team of forensic accountants brings a varied background of experience to each matter.

Heading the team is Stephen A. Pedneault. 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 thirty years of accounting and fraud investigation experience to the firm.