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Parents Beware: Purell (TM) Waterless Hand Sanitizer… it’s 120 proof!

A rash of articles appearing in the mass media during the past few weeks spotlights the latest epidemic of creative substance abuse… Children and teens have once again discovered an unintended use for a common household product, following the likes… Read More »

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Here, There, and Everywhere: Embezzlement is BIG Business, and Business is Good.

Just read the following headlines for a mere sampling of the hundreds of articles appearing online in only the past two weeks: Ex-ICE Intelligence Chief Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement Dixon, Illinois Comptroller Allegedly Embezzled $30 Million To Fund Horse Breeding… Read More »

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Another Case of Irony (steal from the poor to get rich)

A case of reverse Robin Hood – steal from the poor to become rich. “Kentucky woman pleads guilty to embezzling from Little Sisters of the Poor, Facing Prison Time.” “A former bookkeeper for the Little Sisters of the Poor pleaded… Read More »

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Violence and Suicide: Tragic and Unintended Consequences of Financial Crimes

Stories seem to be appearing more frequently today than ever in the past, perhaps a direct result of the current economic climate, revealing the toll that stress and financial hardship can take on someone’s life. In one story that appeared… Read More »

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The Ultimate Breach of Fiduciary Duty

Visiting Arizona recently, I toured a cryogenics facility, where individuals subscribe to have their bodies maintained in a frozen state upon their death.  Over one hundred clients were currently maintained, with another one thousand clients on the list when their… 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.