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Fake Vendors Can Steal Real Money from Your Business

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, forensic accounting and marital dissolution services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. A relatively successful and difficult to uncover scheme used by deceptive employees to steal money on the job is creating phony… Read more »

An Unprofitable Business Still Can Have Value

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, forensic accounting, and marital dissolution services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. Uncovering value in an unprofitable business might seem to make as much sense as wringing water out of a rock, but… Read more »

Fighting Elder Fraud – Part Three

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, forensic accounting, and marital dissolution services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. In the last two week’s blogs, forensic accounting expert David Anderson of David Anderson & Associates, Certified Fraud Examiner in Philadelphia,… Read more »

Business Valuation Can Be Affected by Personal Goodwill

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, forensic accounting, and marital dissolution services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. When determining the value of professional services businesses – such as law firms, medical practices or accounting, engineering or consulting operations… Read more »

Forensic Accountant Warns: ‘Tis The Season for Gift Card Scam Fraud

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of forensic accounting services including business valuation, fraud investigation, and fraud deterrence programs in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. According to the international accounting firm, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Limited, 54 percent of Americans plan to buy… Read more »

Forensic Accounting Tips to Help Reduce Expense Reimbursement Fraud

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of forensic accounting services including business valuation, fraud investigation, and fraud deterrence programs in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. Corporations and organizations of all sizes face myriad threats to their financial stability; however, one of the… Read more »

The Role of the Forensic Accountant in Alternate Dispute Resolution

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of forensic accounting services including business valuation, fraud investigation, and fraud deterrence programs in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. Business litigation can be a very expensive proposition.  Generally, opposing attorneys will fight vigorously for their clients. … Read more »

Determining the Valuation Date is a Key Factor in Business Valuations

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of forensic accounting services including business valuation, fraud investigation, and fraud deterrence programs in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. When a forensic accountant performs a business valuation, one of the first – and most important –… Read more »

Guidelines to Help Ensure the Reliability of Financial Statements “Associated With” an Accounting Firm

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, fraud deterrence, litigation support and expert witness testimony services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. Seeing the label “associated with” a specific accounting firm on a financial statement you receive is not a… Read more »

Business Valuation Experts Provide Critical Analysis in Collaborative Divorces

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of forensic accounting services including business valuation, fraud investigation, and fraud deterrence programs in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. Throughout his career, David Anderson has served as a business valuation expert on both sides of traditional… Read more »

Fight Fraud by Staying Current on Your Company’s Bank Reconciliations

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, fraud deterrence programs, and forensic accounting services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. One of the most effective ways for a business to help prevent fraud is, according to one of the top… Read more »

Forensic Accountants Can Help Assure Timeliness and Completeness of Royalty Payments

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, fraud deterrence programs, and forensic accounting services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. Have you or your clients licensed the use of intellectual property in return for royalty fees?  Are you or your… Read more »

Forensic Accountants Can Bring Value in Termination, Discrimination Cases

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, fraud deterrence programs, and forensic accounting services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. Among the many duties a forensic accountant may be asked to undertake in a typical work cycle is calculating damages… Read more »