Forensic Accounting

Fraud risk increases when one employee controls finances

Patricia Harris • September 23, 2015 Patricia HarrisRecent reports alleging that an accountant defrauded a Toronto-area company of more than $1 million highlight the risks of granting financial authority to one employee without sufficient oversight, says Toronto forensic accountant Patricia Harris. As Global News reports, York Regional Police fraud officers have charged a woman suspected of def ... Read More

Tips To Avoid Identity Theft

Bruce Roher • August 12, 2014 Bruce RoherUnfortunately, identity theft is very common today. In fact, it affects millions of people in North America each year. Identity theft occurs when someone steals your personal information for criminal purposes. For example, your mail is stolen which happens to include your monthly credit card statement. The thief calls the credit card company to cha ... Read More