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  • Stopping Elder Financial Fraud Means Knowing What to Look For

    As the ages of baby-boomers in the United States rise, the rate of elder financial fraud is expected to grow as well. It’s the job of CPAs to know the signs of elder financial fraud and do everything within their power to ensure that it does not happen to their clients. Such is the premise of “Elder Financial Abuse Is a Growing Problem: CPAs Can Help Prevent It,” a feature from the spring 2019 Pennsylvania CPA Journal. We discuss the article with authors Howard Silverstone and Irina Balashova of Forensic Resolutions Inc.
  • Take Cybersecurity Seriously: Comprehensive Training for All Employees

    With phishing still the preferred mode of attack for most hackers, it’s well past time to move beyond the simple email alert as the main way of telling employees not to click on suspicious emails. In this episode of CPA Conversations, Eldon Sprickerhoff, founder and chief innovation officer for eSentire, says firms and companies must consider detailed cybersecurity training for all employees.
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Howard M. SIlverstone, MBE, CPA, CFF – CPA Conversations Guest

Howard SilverstoneHoward M. Silverstone, MBE, CPA, CFF, is director and co-founder of Forensic Resolutions Inc. in Westmont, N.J., and serves on PICPA's Forensic & Litigation Services Committee. Recently named a Member of the Most Excellence Order of the British Empire, Silvestone provided insight on identifying the red flags of elder financial fraud along with Irina Balashova as a guest on a recent CPA Conversations podcast episode.

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