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    JanFeb-cfo-storm-thumb.jpgHow a CFO landed in prison: The perils of asset and revenue overstatements (and other schemes) 

    A CFO, bullied by the CEO, used creative accounting and fraudulent schemes to falsely improve a company’s bottom line. Here’s how he did it and what to keep an eye out for in your organization.

    JanFeb-humanitarian-thumb.jpgThey stole food from the mouths of babes: Examining humanitarian aid fraud in developing countries 

    Two employees of a U.S. government-funded relief project in Liberia, Africa, were convicted of diverting $1.9 million in food and tools from thousands of hungry and needy families. The author describes her fraud examination work on the case and provides tips on working in Africa.

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    In Memoriam: Gilbert Geis, Ph.D., CFE (1925-2012) 


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    Tamara May, CFE, PMP, president of T.R.Turner & Associates, Inc., continues her discussion on health care frauds. Part 2 of 2. 

  • 10 popular health care provider fraud schemes: ‘Do no harm’ isn’t their motto 

    Finding and returning fraud proceeds to victims is a complex profession in great demand. Speaking from the front lines, three CFEs tell how they provide state-of-the-art services to meet client needs.

    JanFeb-roadmap-thumb.jpgLike a laser: Using analytical tests to zero in on possible fraud 

    Identity theft is alive and thriving. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s Consumer Sentinel Network reports a significant increase in complaints. Military personnel report a disproportionate amount of problems compared to the general population.

    JanFeb-trusted-employee-thumb.jpgSmall business fraud and the trusted employee: Protecting against unique vulnerabilities 

    As the comptroller for the small town of Dixon, Ill., since 1983, Rita Crundwell managed all financial aspects of the city funds. After a city clerk found a problem in the city’s accounts, the mayor contacted the FBI.

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  • When investigating fraud in small businesses, do you agree they have unique vulnerabilities, as outlined in "Small business fraud and the trusted employee?"