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Set Up A Tip Hotline to Help Stave Off Business Fraud

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. Many business owners and executives believe performing a formal financial audit each year is the most effective way of detecting… Read more »

Taking Steps to Prevent Rationalization Can Reduce the Threat of 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.  In this blog, the final of a three-part series on The Fraud Triangle, Certified Fraud Examiner David Anderson of David Anderson… Read more »

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 Your Business and Personal Finances Ready for Year-End?

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. With the winter holidays fast approaching, most of us are looking forward to Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New… Read more »

How Fraudsters, Non-Fraudsters Respond Differently in Interviews

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. A key part of any fraud investigation involves interviewing employees, customers, vendors and others.  These interviews, explain… 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 »

Forensic Accounting Measures to Combat Restaurant Fraud Can Nourish Your Bottom Line

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 National Restaurant Association reports that each year restaurants lose between $3 billion and $6 billion to employee fraud. Recent surveys,… Read more »

Ferreting Out Highly Questionable Meal and Entertainment Expense Deductions

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 »

A Declaration for Independence of Expert Witnesses

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. Contrary to what some people think, expert witnesses in litigation are not supposed to be advocates for the side that hired… Read more »

Properly Evaluating the Credibility of Forensic Investigation Interviewees

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. A key part of any fraud or forensic-based investigation – says David Anderson, principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia… Read more »