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fraud Archives - Apple Growth Partners

Tips to Protect your Financial Identity

Criminals are constantly seeking new ways to obtain your data which begs the question, how do I protect myself from financial identity theft?

09.20.17

“Tips to Protect your Financial Identity” by Mark Lapikas, CPA, MTax, MBA | Senior Manager – Tax  With the recent breach of Equifax, an estimated 143 million Americans’ information was compromised. In addition, in 2015 Anthem was breached compromising…

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Spot the Fraudsters-Indicators of Fraud at Small & Medium Sized Businesses

The median loss to fraudsters in the US per fraud scheme is $150,000. Here are the top six behavioral characteristics of fraudsters.

08.30.17

“Spot the Fraudsters – Indicators of Fraud at Small and Medium Sized Businesses” by Toby Kaye, CPA | Senior Associate – Tax  A 2016 global fraud study by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (“Report to the Nations on…

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Tips to Prevent Elderly Fraud and Identity Theft

Fraudsters actively target the elderly, here are tips to protect yourself.

07.27.17

“Tips to Prevent Elderly Fraud and Identity Theft” by Christine Bieniosek | Associate – Tax  Financial and identity theft is increasing at an alarming rate, especially for the elderly.  As commerce moves away from brick-and mortar stores to the…

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Basic Internal Controls that All Business Owners Should Enforce

Image of internal controls for fraud prevention.

01.30.17

“Basic Internal Controls that All Business Owners Should Enforce” by Susan Burnoski, CPA | Director/Senior Manager – Audit & Assurance As a business owner, you need to protect your company from theft and false financial reporting. Strong internal controls…

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Fraud in Divorce – Before, During and After

Apple Growth Partners' forensic accountants can help if you suspect fraud in your divorce.

02.03.16

By Bob Nemeth, CPA/ABV, CVA, CDFA, CFE, Principal – Business Valuation & Tax Earlier blog posts have focused on fraud occurring within a business. But, fraudulent activity is not limited to a business setting. Unfortunately, the ending of a…

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