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fraud Archives - Apple Growth Partners

Tips to Prevent Elderly Fraud and Identity Theft

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


“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…


Basic Internal Controls that All Business Owners Should Enforce

Image of internal controls for fraud prevention.


“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…


Fraud in Divorce – Before, During and After

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


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…


What is Forensic Accounting and How Do I Know if I Need It?

Forensic accounting and fraud prevention services from Apple Growth.


By Jimmy Fisher, Associate – Audit & Assurance Now that we have learned some of the motivations behind committing fraud, as well as the various different types of fraud and ways to prevent them, let’s look at the area…


The Different Types of Internal Business Fraud

There are many types of internal business fraud. Take the necessary steps to help protect your company.


By Alyssa Natale, Associate – Audit & Assurance Many companies do not implement and enforce proper segregation of duties, leaving all or most responsibilities to one person. When proper oversight of these duties is not enforced due to a…