Whether you operate a small family business or a large corporation, litigation is an arduous undertaking. The time, effort and cost associated with litigating a matter are significant, to say the least.
“How many times must I tell you before you will listen to me?!?!” As children, we all heard this question from our mothers countless times – typically following some pattern of bad behavior or a refusal to do what we were supposed to do that resulted in us getting in trouble over and over again. Our moms wanted to pull their hair out from the seemingly endless stubbornness that we exalted.
As a forensic accountant, I deal with fraud on a regular basis. I have investigated many different types of frauds including financial statement fraud, misappropriation of assets, and public corruption, and I am always amazed at what people think they will get away with and the lengths they will go to do it.