Forensic, Litigation & Valuation Blog

Blogs September 09, 2021 Disaster Recovery Resources

As a result of Hurricane Ida, and during its aftermath, many businesses -- and people’s lives -- have been interrupted, triggering relief programs that everyone should be aware of. The professionals of our disaster assistance team have assembled a li…

Blogs August 16, 2021 PPP Loans and Fraudsters: Too Many Shades of Gray?

With the possibility of a second round of PPP forgiveness, the government is taking more steps to prevent loan and forgiveness fraud.

Blogs June 21, 2021 PE Firms: Considerations for Addressing Fraud at Portfolio Companies

PE-owned companies continue to be a popular target for cybercriminals, but there are several steps they can take to help prevent and more easily detect fraud.

Blogs June 10, 2021 EisnerAmper Expert Discusses “An Accountant’s View of Fraud and Corruption” on Podcast

Nelson Luis, Principal in the Forensic, Litigation and Valuation Services Group, was a recent guest on a Corporate Counsel Business Journal podcast in an episode titled “An Accountant’s View of Fraud and Corruption.”

Blogs March 11, 2021 Q&A with Jolene Fraser, Chair of CalCPA

Jolene Fraser, Managing Director in the firm’s Forensic, Litigation and Valuation Services Group, spoke about her new role as the CalCPA organization’s chair, what leadership means to her, and advice she’d offer to aspiring female professionals.

Blogs March 06, 2020 How School Board Members Can Help Combat Fraud

School board members, while often not financial professionals, have an obligation to help establish the proper controls as well as ask the right questions in an effort to mitigate fraud in the school system.

Blogs November 22, 2019 National Fraud Week Focus on Payroll Fraud

This is asset misappropriation via theft of cash through a company’s payroll processing system. Common forms are ghost employees, buddy punching, and pay rate alteration. Periodic audits, monitoring cameras and segregation of duties are proven strate…

Blogs November 21, 2019 National Fraud Week Focus on Vendor Fraud

Vendor fraud is where a company’s accounts payable and other payment systems are manipulated for illegal personal gain. It consists of billing schemes, check tampering and pay-to-play. Proper procedures, training and awareness can be an effective det…

Blogs November 20, 2019 National Fraud Week Focus on Occupational Fraud

Also known as workplace fraud, it includes assert misappropriation, corruption and financial statement fraud. While challenging to combat, this blog gives several effective tips to mitigate.