forensic accounting

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Steve’s Newest Book Available on Amazon

Steve’s 5th book, Managing Client Emotions in Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation is available on Amazon. Included in the book are pragmatic strategies for managing emotions throughout an engagement, starting with the initial client meeting. Readers will also learn how to develop their own personal approach to managing individuals’ emotions throughout an investigation, which has proven to be much more effective …

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2017 Winter Extravaganza

On January 17, 2017, Steve spoke at the 2017 Winter Extravaganza, an charity event sponsored by the New England Claim Executives Association (NECEA), the Hartford Association of Insurance Professionals, the CT Insurance Marketing Association, and the Hartford Pond of the Honorable Order of the Blue Goose International. Steve addressed the topic of employee theft and embezzlement and how pervasive it …

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ATM cards… did you know?

I while back after falling victim of yet another debit card violation, I destroyed my debit card, and reverted back to traditional credit cards.  I also requested and received a traditional, plain Jane ATM card (just like the ones that were originally issued and only worked at an ATM).  The first request of my bank resulted in my receiving a …

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Cold Case and Forensic Accounting: Awesome Exposure For Our Field!

Cold Case – my favorite show (not that I watch much television) Tonight’s episode – The team probes the death of a woman whose company crashed. Sitting around the table, reviewing a table covered in financial documents relating to potential insider trading (short selling) of the victim company’s stock Investigator Danny Pino (Scotty Valens) says, “can’t we call some …

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