What is Forensic Accounting?
Myth: Forensic accountants sit at their desks all day, dusting balance sheets and income statements for fingerprints.
Fact #1: Forensic accounting is an integrated world of accounting, auditing and investigation. The term “forensic” implies “suitable in a court of law”.
Fact #2: Forensic accountants must be thorough, inquisitive and concise in order to always meet a standard suitable for courts to discuss and debate their findings.
Fact #3: Forensic accountants can take part in legal proceedings by providing visual aids or by testifying.
Fact #4: Some of the many organizations forensic accountants work with include law firms, banks, government entities and a wide variety of businesses.
The forensic accounting firm of Matson, Driscoll and Damico began in 1933 with one office in Chicago, Illinois and is now a global organization with offices throughout the Asia-Pacific Rim, North America and the United Kingdom.
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