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Break the Fraud Triangle by Keeping an Eye Out for Pressure Situations

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 this blog, the second of a three-part series, Certified Fraud Examiner David Anderson of David Anderson and Associates, a firm… Read more »

Breaking Down the Fraud Triangle – Don’t Let Opportunity Knock

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 this blog, the first of a three-part series, Certified Fraud Examiner David Anderson of David Anderson and Associates, a firm… Read more »

Are You Sure Your “Trusted” Employees Can Really Be Trusted?

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. You have them, your competitors have them, every company large or small has them. “Them” are your trusted employees, women and… Read more »

Tales of Business “Insecurity” – Part 2

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 this blog, the second of a two-part series, forensic accounting expert David Anderson of David Anderson & Associates, a Certified… Read more »

Tales of Business “Insecurity” – Part 1

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. Many businesses implement a wide range of policies and procedures to protect their property, assets, and data.  However, according to forensic… Read more »

When Employees Go Rogue: Tales of Fraud and Fraud Prevention – Part 3

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 Parts 1 and 2 of this three-part series, forensic accounting expert David Anderson of David Anderson & Associates, a Certified… Read more »

When Employees Go Rogue: Tales of Fraud and Fraud Prevention – Part 2

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. Last week, in the first segment of a three-part series, forensic accounting expert David Anderson of David Anderson & Associates, Certified… Read more »

When Employees Go Rogue: Tales of Fraud and Fraud Prevention – Part 1

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. Fraud is most often committed by trusted employees who have “gone rogue.” They are usually able to commit these frauds because… Read more »

Fixed Asset Fraud Can Be Just as Costly as Cash or Check Fraud

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.  The majority of asset misappropriation fraud cases involve cash, and sometimes inventory. Fixed asset fraud – most often equipment and furniture… Read more »

Bitcoin: The New Way to Receive Payment, Or Trouble in The Making?

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. Bitcoin and other digital currencies (such as Litecoin, Ethereum, Dash, and Dogecoin, among more than 700 others) often are described as… Read more »

There’s No Denying the Fact You Need Insurance Against Fraud

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. As noted in many of my prior blogs, the best “insurance” against fraud is having in place a working, comprehensive fraud… Read more »

What Are Ponzi Schemes and How Can You Avoid Them?

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. We have all heard the term “Ponzi Scheme” in relation to Bernie Madoff and other investment scams, but just what is… Read more »

‘Rule of Thumb’ Business Valuation Techniques Just Don’t Measure Up

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. Trade associations, some business brokers, and others may use what are known as Rules of Thumb to… Read more »