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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 »

Don’t Try Hiding Cash Transactions; Forensic Accountants Will Find Them

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. There are several reasons why the owner or principal of a business – typically a retail business –… 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 »

Combat Fraudsters by Regularly Reviewing Your Organization’s Financial Statements

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. It’s good common sense – and even better financial sense – to review on a regular basis the financial statements… 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 Effectively Referee Family Inheritance Battles

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. Any parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle, or other guardian is quite familiar with the squabbling that can take place among young… Read more »

Charities and Non-Profits Might Be More Exposed to 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. While charitable and non-profit organizations focus on serving the general good, they’re quite often themselves the focus of fraudsters who target… Read more »

Using “The Fraud Triangle” To Help Stave Off Nefarious Employees

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. There are myriad ways employees can defraud their companies, but there’s one easy approach that can help keep… Read more »

“Tricks of the Trade:” Look to The Numbers for Clues to 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 is the final blog in a series of four posts that will examine the so-called… Read more »

“Tricks of the Trade:” Use Times and Dates to Catch 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 third in a series of four posts that will examine the so-called… Read more »

“Tricks of the Trade:” Fight Fraud with Names, Addresses, Phone 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 second in a series of four posts that will examine the so-called… Read more »

“Tricks of the Trade:” Benford’s Law Can Help Root Out 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 first in a series of four posts that will examine the so-called… Read more »