Before becoming a CPA, the speaker was the controller of a private company. His crimes began as what he thought were harmless fixes to the company’s growing pains. The fraud was so outrageous it was featured on CNBC’s hit show “American Greed.”
Course ID: MIKECP1
ETHICS: Ex-Felon Controller Becomes a CPA
- Don’t think you would ever commit fraud? What’s more important than money to you? And more important than being ethical? Learn to understand how even the most honest person can rationalize fraud.
The no-name ex-con, now CPA will explain. What led to his cooking the books Why he plead guilty to a $100 million fraud What it’s like to be sentenced to 1 year and a day What prison is like for a white collar criminal How he started his own CPA firm