What is forensic accounting?


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PJ Stein Profile
PJ Stein answered

It is investigative accounting. Accountants go over the accounting practices of a business for legal purposes.

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Walt O'Reagun
Walt O'Reagun commented
Yep. It's really nothing special. Anybody with training to be an accounting auditor can do it ... it's just more in-depth than most audits.
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Darik Majoren answered

People who are trained to follow money trails within organizations. Usually utilized by law enforcement to find money laundering or tax evasion  . . . Some can even find those supporting terrorist groups.

Tom  Jackson Profile
Tom Jackson answered

"the use of accounting skills to investigate fraud or embezzlement and to analyze financial information for use in legal proceedings."

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