Fraud:  A theft, concealment and conversion to personal gain of another’s money, physical assets, information, or time.

The shocking corporate scandals of the past decades have uncovered how commonplace fraud is, be it from local businesses to multinational corporations affecting millions of investors. Your company needs forensic accountants and fraud examiners with proven skills in detecting and deterring fraud. Appelrouth, Farah & Co., P.A. can help. Our partners and staff will provide a comprehensive analysis of your business that goes beyond the numbers and serves to protect your business’s finances and integrity.

Manage Your Risk of Fraud

The prevalence of embezzlement, employee malfeasance, and other white-collar crime in the news makes fraud seem like it’s an inevitable cost of doing business. It doesn’t have to be. Our team includes Certified Fraud Examiners and Certified Forensic Accountants who have been specifically trained to assist clients in such areas as:

  • Analyzing Complex Financial Transactions to Evaluate the Propriety of the Transaction
  • Background Investigations Asset Searches
  • Evaluation of Internal Control Systems for Preventing and Detecting Fraud
  • Interviewing Personnel and Witnesses

Fraud Examiners and Forensic Accountants

Fraud examiners are known as financial detectives for good reason; they need to be skilled at interviewing, experienced in dealing with the legal system, and able to manage the intricacies of evidence, proof, and intent. As a result of in-depth industry knowledge, sharp business acumen and many years servicing a myriad of client businesses, our fraud examiners and forensic accountants can also perform a review of internal financial records to assist in the detection of:

  • Accounting Principles Fraud
  • Billing Schemes
  • Check Tampering
  • Computer Fraud
  • Corruption
  • Expense Reimbursement Schemes
  • Fraudulent Financial Statements
  • Larceny
  • Occupational Fraud and Abuse
  • Payroll Schemes
  • Register Disbursement Schemes
  • Skimming

Whether you suspect fraud is occurring, have concerns that your business is not properly protected against fraud, or just want to have peace of mind about your business environment, contact Stewart L. Appelrouth at (305) 444-0999. We’ll ensure your company has the necessary procedures and data systems in place to help limit fraud and protect your finances.