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Fighting Elder Fraud – 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 against Senior Citizens (also known as Elder Fraud) has been increasing in recent years.  Last year, the United States Senate… 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 »

Beware of E-Commerce 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. If you sell goods via your website or via other websites (such as Etsy, Amazon, eBay, etc.), you need to be… Read more »

Preventing Fraud in Cash-Intensive Businesses

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 today’s age of technology, most sales transactions involve an electronic or paper check payment.  However, there still are numerous businesses… Read more »

Dealing with and Preventing Fraud When Trusted Employees Go Bad – 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 »

Dealing with and Preventing Fraud When Trusted Employees Go Bad – 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 »

Dealing with and Preventing Fraud When Trusted Employees Go Bad – 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 employees who have decided to take advantage of their trusted status. They are usually able… Read more »

Keep an Eye Out for Questionable Expense Deductions on Meals and Entertainment

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 forensic accounting cases involving marital dissolution or disputes between shareholders or businesses, one of the most-often-abused financial categories – says… 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 »