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Using Benford’s Law for Fraud Detection & Auditing Referred to as the First-Digit Law, Benford’s Law is a mathematical theory conceived over 70 years ago that has aided numerous anti-fraud professionals in solving embezzlement, insurance claims and money laundering cases. Benford's Law gives the expected patterns of the digits in unaltered data, and explains there is a large bias towards the lower digits, so much so that nearly one-half of all nu...
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AuditNet® Guide to Audit Planning shows how audit templates can be used to prepare for auditing new areas.
The AuditNet Guide to Audit Planning discusses the purpose of audit programs, options for creating them as well as a video and slide tour of the site with a demo of downloading content to jump start your audit!
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This webinar will break new ground and provide auditors with key words and tools for extracting words from documents to help with detecting fraud and non-compliance on FCPA. 
Using Key Word Analysis of an Organization’s Big Data for Error and Fraud Detection Webinar Introduction Slides for the December 3, 2014 event including the link to register
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Key Word Analytics recently gained popularity in approach due to searches completed for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) and even more recently for financial statement fraud. Traditional approaches to assessing compliance with FCPA and anti-corruption typically involved reviewing policies and procedures against best practice, designating various controls as anti-fraud controls and reviewing controls and documenting sample transactions.
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AuditNet® is celebrating our 20th anniversary of sharing information and resources with the global audit community. Read the latest news covering articles, training opportunities, surveys, new templates and more at http://www.auditnet.org/newsletter 
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AuditNet acts as a valuable resource for auditors across the world. From interesting and useful articles, internal control checklists to report structures and procedures, AuditNet has it all. It is the still the best online internal audit resource out there and it's premium content is value for money.
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Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Fraud Examiner, Internet entrepreneur, trainer, Webinar organizer and presenter, social networking expert
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  • AuditNet.org
    Web site owner, 1994 - present
    Created an Internet Web site that links auditors around the world with over 1,300 audit related resources and over 2,000 audit work program templates. The AuditNet® Web site www.auditnet.org is used by auditors at Fortune 500 companies, public and private companies, government agencies and organizations, around the world searching for audit-related information. Clients include ACL, CCH TeamMate, Protiviti KnowledgeLeader, CaseWare IDEA, Thomson Reuters, and the Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors.
  • Fairfax County Public Schools
    Director Internal Audit, 1999 - 2005
    Established the school district’s internal audit office reporting to the Superintendent. Developed an internal audit charter and procedures for reporting and investigating fraud approved by the School Board, prepared and implemented an annual audit plan based on a risk assessment of the auditable units. Developed a comprehensive audit manual detailing the organization and operation of the internal audit function. Recommended outsourcing the audits of local school activity funds resulting in annual savings to the school district of over $140,000. Developed a Fraud and Internal Controls for School Based and Central Administrators training program for the Fairfax County Public Schools Leadership Academy. Performed audits and supervised staff for projects resulting in annual cost savings and revenues of over $200,000. Implemented the use of PC-based data extraction and analysis software utilized in audit projects. Serve as a member of the Community Use Steering Committee, a multi departmental task force evaluating changes to the school’s community use policies and procedures. Designed an intranet and Internet Web site for internal audit. Conducted surveys of the fifty largest school districts in the United States in order to benchmark the school’s internal audit function against peers.
  • Fairfax County Virginia
    Audit Manager, Senior Auditor, Staff Auditor, 1981 - 1999
    Planned, coordinated and supervised operational, financial, compliance and fraud audits of County departments in accordance with professional audit standards, procedures and techniques. Assisted the Director of Internal Audit in developing annual audit plans for the Internal Audit Office. Managed all phases for projects in progress for multiple project teams. Reviewed progress ensuring audits were completed on time and within budget. Edited and revised draft audit reports. Trained audit staff in the use of personal computers. Utilized advanced Internet search tools and techniques to locate performance standards and benchmarking information to enhance auditing and management performance. Member of the County Executive’s Competition Model Task Force, that reviewed approaches for alternative service delivery for County programs. Established a working relationship with the Virginia Commonwealth Competition Council for assistance with the County’s initiative including the use of Compete, the Council’s software program for making a comparative cost analysis. Initiated, developed, and implemented a Software Compliance Action Plan for Fairfax County, minimizing the County's exposure to litigation from software vendors for copyright infringement. Designed and developed the Fairfax County Internal Audit Office Internet Web Site. Created hypertext documents including links to sites on topics such as government auditing and accounting, performance measurement, benchmarking, and fraud. Developed a hypertext audit manual incorporating form links to WordPerfect and Adobe Acrobat documents.
  • Arlington County Virginia
    Staff Auditor, 1979 - 1981
    Conducted financial and compliance audits of County departments utilizing a thorough knowledge of the principles, methods and practices of public administration and government accounting. Audited Federal Department of Labor grants under the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA).
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AuditNet®, the global resource for auditors
Introduction

AuditNet® serves the global audit community as the primary communications resource with an online digital network where auditors share resources, tools, and experiences including audit work programs and other audit documentation. As the first online portal for the global audit community, AuditNet® has been at the forefront of audit websites dedicated to promoting the use of technology. In 2009 AuditNet® launched Web-based training for fraud detection and prevention, IT audit, data analysis and audit software tools and techniques, enabling auditors to learn essential skills anywhere and at any time. As a NASBA approved CPE sponsor AuditNet® now offers low-cost high-quality training for auditors and financial professionals, providing convenience while eliminating the need for travel.

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Recognized as a Top Ten Site for Accountants, CPA Journal - Website of the Month, Site Owner recipient of the IIA's Bradford Cadmus Award and Local Government Auditors Lifetime Achievement Award
Education
  • The American University
    Accounting, 1977 - 1079
    Master of Science Accounting
  • Geneseo SUCNY
    Economic, 1968 - 1970
  • Monroe Community College
    Business Administration, 1965 - 1968
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2013 audit net guide to audit planning
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The AuditNet Guide to Audit Planning discusses the purpose of audit programs, options for creating them as well as a video and slide tour of

Passing the Buck - Fraud at Non Profits
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Another example of how non profit organizations cover up fraud by letting the fraudster off with restitution and dismissal. By allowing a fr

Risk Audit and Control in a Social Media World
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This webinar presents the risks associated with social media, the auditor s role in the social media life cycle, best practices for using so

AuditNet
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Experience AuditNet® the global resource for auditors on the Android device.Technology solutions and best practices for planning and conduct

This is a great resource for building an online reputation. I would recommend their services for beginners as well as established Websites looking to expand their reach
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