Forensic accountant’s diary

Greed Or Fraud. What Is The Difference?

Having carried out corporate fraud investigations for over twenty years, and provided expert accounting evidence in all manor of fraud and money laundering cases during that time, there is one single theme that runs through most assignments. That is the greed being exhibited by both the fraudster and the victim. … Read More

Crime Pays – But Not Very Much!

Speaking of the value of my independence, one of the more refreshing developments I have noticed recently is being asked on a number of occasions to carry out “logic” reviews on cases being brought by the Crown. … Read More

Yorkshire & Humberside Fraud Forum

I have always liked the various regional fraud forums (or should it be fora?). They provide a great networking event for me as a forensic accountant specialising in fraud to attend. Since meeting with Northumbria Police ‘s Phil Butler prior … Read More

A New Beginning?

It is difficult to believe that we are already into month 6 of 2010. It only seems like yesterday that I returned from my holiday in New York to the minus 15 degree centigrade weather at Manchester Airport at the … Read More

Hello 2010!

2010 opens with thick snow and ice. I was lucky as my trip to New York in the first week of the New Year went without hitch. Our flights and connections seemed to match the few windows in the weather … Read More