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IRS warns of scam involving fake emails from Taxpayer Advocate Service

A new email phishing scam has caught the attention of the Internal Revenue Service. Taxpayers have been receiving emails that appear to be from the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service, enticing receivers to...

Do you know where your payments are going?

In today’s struggling economy, fraud is a greater threat than usual. But what kinds of fraud are most likely to worsen in this environment? More than you’d care to count. However, payments fraud ranks...

IRS warns of scam involving fake emails from Taxpayer Advocate Service

A new email phishing scam has caught the attention of the Internal Revenue Service. Taxpayers have been receiving emails that appear to be from the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service, enticing receivers to...

IRS crackdown leads to increase in criminal investigations and convictions

The IRS has ramped up its criminal investigations, leading to dramatic increases in tax crime prosecutions and convictions in 2013 and additional expanded activity in 2014, the agency announced in its...

Target Corp. data breach is a reminder of the importance of security measures

Highly publicized security breaches like the one that hit Target Corp. during the 2013 holiday season serve as reminders to financial operations professionals about the importance of security,...

So you want to commit fraud? Follow these simple instructions

You're probably asking yourself a few questions right about now. Could I get away with fraud? Is it worth it? Am I smart enough? The answers are simple: Yes, absolutely, and doesn't matter, you...

Case study: Cyber-fraud calls for extra vigilance in the tech industry

When someone holding a gun robs a business, you may have a chance to find the perpetrator through fingerprints, from a license plate, or by picking him out in a lineup. With cybercrime, on the other...

Confirmation.com assists auditors in uncovering fraud at China MediaExpress

China MediaExpress, a company that operates a television advertising network on inter-city and airport express buses in China, materially overstated its cash balances by more than 40,000% according to...

Free Third Thursday-When Internal Controls Break Down

 

When Internal Controls Break Down: 9 Often-Overlooked Areas Where Controls Fall Apart in the Accounts Payable Function

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Confirmation.com further illustrates its commitment to information security by achieving an ISO 27001 certification

Confirmation.com, the creator and the world’s leading provider of secure audit confirmation services, announced today that it has earned the prestigious ISO 27001 certification. This certification...

AP Fraud Schemes - Background for writing fraud prevention policies

This tool identifies the most common AP fraud schemes, including the symptoms and the traditional detection methods for each. 

Improper tone at the top causes breakdown in basic AP controls

Sloppy controls and abuses by the superintendent, board members, and senior employees of a Southwestern school district illustrate how poor financial leadership can lead to multiple instances of...

Technology boosts check fraud, keeping AP on front lines

A recent survey revealed that nearly 70 percent of corporate respondents had been hit by check fraud. The most common type of fraud was alteration of the payee name (68 percent), and the second most...

Despite Sarbanes-Oxley, losses due to fraud up 20 percent — accounting tops list

Business losses due to fraud increased 20 percent in recent months, according to the 2010/2011 Global Fraud Report from risk consulting firm Kroll Inc.

Try these best practices for giving your supplier data a makeover that will stick

Organizations have begun to realize that the half-life of useful and accurate information is similar to that of someone who has gone through a one-time-only makeover. In other words, give that company...
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