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Requiring all employees to take vacations is one of the best ways to help safeguard business assets.

Mark Hutton and Fred Kruse to Participate in Virtual Conference

On October 24, 2017, the Illinois CPA Society is presenting a Virtual Conference on: Interviews & Interrogation Updates on The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, False Claims Act and others Procurement Fraud Schemes We will participate as part of our efforts

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Investigating an Employee Dishonesty Claim

By Jim Howe, CPA, CFE – Hutton, Kruse & Fink, Ltd., Buffalo Grove, Illinois and Daniel Nolan, Esquire – O’Hagan, Smith & Amundsen LLC, Chicago, Illinois Based on the results of a study performed by the Association of Certified Fraud

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What is a Ponzi Scheme

By David F. Fink, CPA, CFE – Hutton, Kruse & Fink, Ltd., Indianapolis, Indiana A Ponzi scheme is an illegal pyramid scheme named for Carlo “Charles” Ponzi, who conned  thousands of Americans into investing in a postage stamp coupon exchange

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Credit Cards – A Window to Possible Cash Problems

By Mark A. Hutton, CPA, CFE – Hutton, Kruse & Fink, Ltd., Buffalo Grove, Illinois Credit cards are as much a part of the American way of life as the automobile, sports and advertising. All you need to do is

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Pitfalls to Avoid in Interruption of Medical Practices

By Fred Kruse, CPA, CFF, CFE – Hutton, Kruse & Fink, Ltd., Buffalo Grove, Illinois In today’s business environment, management is looking for ways to improve the bottom line by reducing costs. One of the ways that insurers are attempting

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