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Why You Shouldn’t Give a Fraudster a Second Chance

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 are taught to forgive others who make a mistake, and to usually offer them a second chance.  While this philosophy… Read more »

Substitution Schemes: Fraudsters Want More Than Just Cash

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. While most fraudsters misappropriate corporate or organizational cash as it is easier to take, more and more institutions are finding their… Read more »

Without Oversight, Petty Cash Fraud Losses Can Grow Rapidly

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. While a company’s petty cash account is designed to quickly and easily provide reimbursement for such small expenditures… Read more »

Technology Startup Fraud – Part Two

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 last week’s blog, I discussed the threat of technology startup fraud and how it occurs.  Additionally, I introduced Theranos and… Read more »

Technology Startup 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. Venture capitalists and other investors always are on the lookout for the next hot technology startup, hoping for huge profits from… Read more »

Adjusting Executive Compensation in Business Valuations

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. Establishing the fair value of a business requires a business valuation expert to adjust the revenues and expenses of the business… Read more »

Update on Fraud Risks of Cryptocurrencies

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 his October 23, 2017 blog, forensic accounting expert David Anderson of David Anderson & Associates, Certified Fraud Examiner in Philadelphia,… 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 »

Fighting Elder Fraud – Part Two

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 last week’s blog, forensic accounting expert David Anderson of David Anderson & Associates, Certified Fraud Examiner in Philadelphia, discussed the… Read more »

Fighting Elder Fraud – Part One

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 »