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Latest ACFE Study Reveals the State of Fraud in 2024 – 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. Every two years, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) commissions a survey of fraud in the United States and abroad…. Read more »

Tricks of the Trade: Unearthing the Fraud Buried Beneath the Numbers

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of forensic accounting services including fraud investigation, fraud deterrence, business valuation, and marital dissolution in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. This blog is the final in a series of four posts that are examining the so-called… Read more »

Tricks of the Trade: Use Numbers to Unscramble the Costly Web of Fraud

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of forensic accounting services including fraud investigation, fraud deterrence, business valuation, and marital dissolution in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley.  This blog is the third in a series of four posts that will examine the so-called… Read more »

Tricks of the Trade: Study Names and Numbers to Ferret Out Fraudsters

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of forensic accounting services including fraud investigation, fraud deterrence, business valuation, and marital dissolution in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley.  This blog is the second in a series of four posts that will examine the so-called… Read more »

What You Should Know About Marital vs. Non-Marital Assets in a Divorce

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of forensic accounting services including fraud investigation and fraud deterrence programs in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. One of the key tasks in a divorce is identifying the marital versus the non-marital assets of the divorcing… Read more »

‘Tricks of the Trade:’ Uncovering Fraud Through the Use of Science

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of forensic accounting services including fraud investigation, fraud deterrence, business valuation, and marital dissolution in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. This blog is the first in a series of four posts that will examine the so-called… Read more »

A Truly Independent Expert Witness Can Make Your Case Stronger

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. Expert witnesses who are called to testify in litigation are not – contrary to what some people believe – supposed to… Read more »

Why Aren’t You as Good as the Fraud Investigators on TV?

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. On TV, especially in police procedurals, fraud investigators are able to access banking records, credit card information and tax returns within… Read more »

How Tone at the Top Impacts Your Company’s Fraud Risk

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 my previous discussions about the Fraud Triangle – the three factors that must be present for fraud to occur –… Read more »

An In-Depth Look at Accounts Receivable 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. Among the less-frequent but more-expensive frauds are those targeting Accounts Receivable.  In this column, I’ll discuss some of the Accounts Receivable-related… Read more »

Forensic Accountants Can Play Key Role in Resolving Family Inheritance Disputes

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. Family arguments over such minor issues as toys, chores, or family rules are quite common among siblings, cousins, and other relations…. Read more »

Independent Expert Witness Puts Education, Experience on Your Side

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. Expert witnesses who are called to testify in litigation are not – contrary to what some people believe – supposed to… Read more »

What is a Financial Neutral and Why Might You Need One

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. You may have heard the term “Financial Neutral” used regarding litigation or alternate dispute resolution. This blog discusses Financial… Read more »