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Eggs and baskets

If you put all your eggs in one basket, watch that basket.  Or others will.

What leads me to this statement?  “Apple Will Investigate Celebrity Hackings,” … 110 more words


Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) – Ephonia M. Green – Embezzlement

Note: The AAMC provided a variety of services to the academic medical community, including administering the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). Because the AAMC was receiving money under Federal programs and the amount embezzled was over $10,000 in a year, this was a Federal case even though no Federal money was embezzled. 824 more words


Swiss non-disclosure

What can force you to disclose your private information?

Swiss banks have long been known for their secrecy. But have also recently been the target of investigations, both US and other, into whether they have assisted their clients in evading taxes. 113 more words


Countering NGO corruption

There will always be clouds to hide the blueness of the sky.  Temptations will always trail the human person (and only the grave will finally free him or her from the encumbrance).   186 more words


Senior Auditor - 30% travel - dcd@fittsroberts.com

Position Responsibilities and Duties:

Identify, review and test key business controls to assist management in meeting objectives.
Develop audit objectives, assess adequacy of internal controls, conclude on effectiveness of internal controls, and draft written audit reports to senior management and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors to document significant concerns. 225 more words

Job Openings

Oops. With several more zeros.

A politician once said, “A billion here, a billion there; pretty soon it adds up to real money.”  Attributed to Sen. Everett Dirksen.

Well, tell that to the former CFO and the former pharmacy chief at Walgreen’s.  112 more words


Preventing Fraud in a Small Business

I’ve recently been asked to teach a class on ethics in our accounting program at Tarleton State University.  We will start August 25, not a lot of time to prepare; however, I have done a little research on preventing fraud in small businesses and would like to share.  378 more words

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