Detailed analysis of major financial fraud cases covered by Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter. Mike will show how and why something `immaterial’ often leads to finding material fraud.
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Government Fraud and Abuse with Pulitzer Prize Winner Michael Sallah
- Simple tools that CPAs, auditors, attorneys, executives, regulators, anyone in an oversight position, can learn from the investigative process.
CPAs can protect them by thinking like a Pulitzer Prize winning investigative journalist. Sallah will share how he investigated 5 fascinating fraud cases in recent years: Allen Stanford’s $7 billion offshore banking Ponzi scheme and the lawsuit against the auditors Martin Frankel, the fugitive financier who looted insurance companies of $200 million David Mobley, the Florida hedge fund manager who fleeced investors of $75 million George Theodule, the affinity fraud artist who stole millions from South Florida’s Haitian community Florida mortgage fraud: a case study in why CPAs cannot rely on regulators