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Internal Control/Anti-Fraud Program Design for the Small Business


A practical guide to protection for businesses NOT subject to the Sarbanes- Oxley Act.  Written by an expert with three decades of forensic investigation experience, this book is geared specifically toward private, non-public small businesses and their unique needs in the realm of fraud protection. It provides a step-by-step blueprint for building a custom anti-fraud program.


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"Internal Control/Anti-fraud Program Design for the Small Business" presents a straightforward, simplified and practical approach to establishing an anti-fraud program for small business.  The book recognizes the unique environment and issues faced by small business and provides logical and effective solutions.  Every small business owner or manager should read this and refer to it often as it establishes or reinforces an anti-fraud program.

--- David McEndree, CPA, CFE, CEO and General Manager, 

Poka Lambro Telephone Cooperative, Inc.

Will I Get Caught? Speaking to the Mind of the Perpetrator: A New Focus for Internal Fraud Prevention


Today's CPA: Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants

Most current internal controls today are focused on keeping potential fraudsters from being able to carry out the schemes they have planned. But what if we could address the very thought process of individuals? Read how Dawson encourages raising the Perception of Detection in an organization as an effective tool in fraud prevention.

Fraud Prevention Before
Internal Controls

Fraud Fighter Podcast

Join Dawson as he talks with Robert Nordlander about the 3 stage thought process of a potential fraud perpetrator. Dawson also describes the emotional impact of experiencing fraud and reflects on the importance of relationships in forensic accounting.

Forensic Accountant and Entrepreneur Steve Dawson

Texas Titans Podcast

Dawson joins Jason Wright to discuss how his career as a fraud examiner developed and eventually led to the start of a firm solely focused on the prevention and detection of internal fraud.

Forensic Accounting Expert -
Steve Dawson

Life in Accounting - The Where Accountants Go Podcast

Listen to Dawson discuss some of the specifics of his career as an accountant turned fraud investigator. While much of his job is spread sheets, report writing, and testimony in court, Dawson also gives insight to his hands-on work with law enforcement organizations.

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