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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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Automating Through Cellular Technology Without Thinking About Safeguards

Shopping at a membership wholesale club this weekend, I learned I no longer needed to present my membership card to check out.  I simply scanned my card’s bar code using my smart phone, and when I checked out, I simply… Read More »

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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 dot.com company crashed. Sitting around the table, reviewing a table covered in financial documents relating to… Read More »

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Embezzlement Explanation (or rationalization) of the Day…

$10.4 million embezzlement, $10,400,000, stolen over a little more than three short years, to support a “significant gambling problem?” First, how much investments could a firm manage or maintain to not miss $10.4 million dollars?  I am left wondering how… Read More »

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And incidents of theft and embezzlement continue, and continue…

Day after day I receive Google notifications containing news articles relating to embezzlement.  On any given day, somewhere between twelve and twenty different notifications are delivered to my in-box, some with only one news article or post, while others contain… Read More »

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