Category: Forensic Accounting

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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Statement of Cash Flows – A Useful Tool in Financial Analysis

By Mark A. Hutton, CPA, CFE – Hutton, Kruse & Fink, Ltd., Buffalo Grove, Illinois Any business without the ability to generate cash from its business activities will not survive. Particularly for a small or new business, cash availability is

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