For many attorneys, retaining the services of a Forensic CPA can play a fundamental role in successfully resolving their clients’ legal disputes. A forensic accountant should possess the unique skills and abilities necessary to assist attorneys and their clients in litigation involving complex financial matters. The need for forensic accountants as expert witnesses and consultants arises from financial issues requiring highly specialized knowledge across a variety of disciplines. Often, these key issues are pertinent to the outcome of the case. Forensic accountants are able to provide a variety of services to attorneys and clients that range from consulting engagements and preparation of financial analyses, to assistance in settlement negotiations and expert witness testimony. (more…)
Have you have ever wondered what it’s like working at the Federal Bureau of Investigation?
Our Mission. At the FBI, we do complex work to achieve a simple mission: to protect the American people and uphold the Constitution of the United States.
Our People. The FBI is staffed by more than 35,000 employees including special agents, intelligence analysts, and support professionals with an annual budget of approximately $8.7 billion in fiscal year 2016. (more…)
In the Journal of Accountancy, I found this short, yet very informative quiz (link below) provided by Andi McNeal, the director of research for the ACFE. It is extremely helpful for individuals unaware of the issues that they might experience in their businesses. (more…)
As a forensic accountant, I have been asked by many clients what the main difference is between a forensic accounting engagement and an audit. A forensic accounting engagement applies accounting, auditing, and investigative skills to examine, analyze, and report on financial information in a manner suitable to the court. (more…)