A fraud examination is a process to help businesses when they find or suspect fraud within their organizations. The process starts with predication — what is it that led you to think there could be fraudulent activity? From there, the Certified Fraud Examiner can inspect documents, collect physical evidence, interview suspects or witnesses, search public records, or perform other procedures. At the end of the process, the business will receive a fraud examination report.
To find out more about occupational fraud and fraud examinations, visit the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
A fraud examination can help businesses:
- Find out if suspected fraud is actually happening
- Discover who is committing the fraud
- Establish how much money was lost
- Make changes to prevent fraud in the future
- Provide evidence to support a civil or criminal case
At BC+S, we like to start with an initial consultation to explore all your options. We want to help you figure out your organization’s next steps, even if it doesn’t end up being a fraud examination. That’s why we’ve created a manual to be a resource for you in dealing with something no one is prepared for, and we will go over it with you in our initial consultation.