Identity Theft Case Studies

Filing your income taxes can be stressful. More so when you get a letter from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Further, when that letter states that someone with your Social Security Number (SSN) has already filed a tax return and the one you filed has been...

Is someone else pretending to be you?

One of the most popular television shows of the last ten years was Mad Men. The show’s main character was an advertising executive named, Donald Draper. However, Donald Draper was not really Donald Draper. He was actually Dick Whitman. How did Dick Whitman become...

Non-Profit Accounting Case Studies

At this point in my life I have sat on the Board of Directors for several different non-profit organizations. With each of these organizations there is always an agenda item entitled “financial report”. When this item comes up on the agenda each person at the table...

Non-Profit Accounting 101

Imagine you have this great idea to start a company. You come up with this amazing product or service idea that is going to make the world a better place. You run this idea by a friend that is in a professional service industry, such as, let’s say healthcare. They too...

Social Media Investigations Case Studies

Almost everyone, including my mother, has a social media profile. Even if you do not have a Facebook account, you just might have a profile on there that you knew nothing about. The rise of social media has assisted investigators, like those at FAI International,...