Fraud

Tax Identity Theft

In the past week, several of our clients have received letters from the IRS notifying them that the IRS needs additional information to process their 2014 returns whenever they have not yet filled for 2014.  Our CPA Connect National Discussion List has notes from other CPA’s across the country that this is happening everywhere. Just today, […]

Beware IRS email Scam

This post is from the IRS Newswire: What’s Hot March 2014 New Email Phishing Scam The IRS has been alerted to a new email phishing scam. The emails appear to be from the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service and include a bogus case number and the following message: “Your reported 2013 income is flagged for review […]

International Fraud Awareness Week Nov 3-9, 2013

In an effort to raise awareness of International Awareness Week, our firm would like to provide you with some basic steps that any organization may use to combat fraud. Please click here for a List of Important Steps. Courtesy of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. If you have any questions or concerns, please do […]

Fraudulent notice sent to area businesses

A client recently forwarded a document that had been sent to her business. The notice looked official and listed a fee of $125.00. A space was provided for credit card numbers and a mailing address was given to mail a check. At first glance, the notice appears to be affiliated with a North Carolina office. […]

Don’t fall prey to a tax scam – read the alert

The North Carolina Department of Revenue has issued a press release to inform taxpayers that a scam has been occurring in which criminals are posing as state or federal agency representatives and contacting taxpayers about fraudulent delinquent tax bills. These individuals are being asked to make a quick ‘electronic’ payment to settle the fraudulent bill. […]

Concerns about fraud within an organization

In today’s business world where technology is the driving force of production, it is absolutely imperative to place safeguards on sensitive information and implement procedures to prevent fraud. Certified Fraud Examiners are trained to identify the warning signs and “red flags” that indicate fraud and potential risk of fraud within a business or organization.   […]

International Fraud Awareness Week

In an effort to raise awareness of International Awareness Week, our firm would like to provide you with some basic steps that any organization may use to combat fraud. Please click here for a List of Important Steps Courtesy of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. If you have any questions or concerns, please do […]