Former Controller Sentenced to 96 Months in Prison

A former controller for G&J Pepsi-Cola Bottlers, Inc. plead guilty to a wire fraud charge, and will serve 96 months in prison.  Fortunately for G&J, the individual also agreed to repay $7,700,000 of the alleged $8,700,000 in fraudulent losses. According to the FBI, the former controller created a separate, illegitimate

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Forensic Accounting – What it is and When you Need it

You’ve probably heard of a “forensic accountant” or “certified fraud examiner” before, but what exactly do these titles mean? More importantly, how do you know if you or your company could use one? A forensic accountant is a professional who assists individuals or companies in expected or actual litigation matters,

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9 Best Practices to Steer Nonprofit Technology

Working with nonprofit leaders on a regular basis, the questions I get from the Executive Directors and C-suite personnel typically revolve around, “How deep in the details do I need to be for my organization?” While the answer to this question varies greatly, there are a few tips

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Employee Benefit Plan Operations: Protect Against Fraud

As the employee benefit plan audit season gets underway and the Form 5500 due date to the Department of Labor approaches, plan sponsors should take this time to examine the company’s employee benefit plan operations and related fraud risks. Most plan sponsors rely on a third party administrator to handle

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