posts tagged as Fraud


By Jesse Daves | November 03, 2015

Wire Transfer Fraud: It Could Happen to You

In August, my colleague Nidhi Rao discussed a deceptive breed of phishing scheme that is becoming commonplace in the nonprofit sector. In fact, such schemes have become so routine, the scenario below may seem familiar. read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | October 06, 2015

You’re Invited: Annual Nonprofit Audit and Accounting Update

Please join BDO for our sixth session in the 2015 BDO KNOWLEDGE Nonprofit and Education Webinar Series, “Annual Nonprofit Audit and Accounting Update.” read more


By Nidhi Rao | August 14, 2015

Nonprofits, Don’t Get Caught by Phishing Schemes

What are phishing schemes? These deceptive messages can take the form of emails, phone calls or websites, and are designed to steal funds from an organization by tricking an employee into divulging confidential personal or business... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | June 30, 2015

Top Posts of Q2 2015

As the second quarter comes to a close, we wanted to provide a short recap of the past three months and the various stories and trends we have covered read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | May 21, 2015

Nonprofit Fraud: Its a People Problem, So Combat It with Governance

Skimming cash, purchasing schemes and financial statement fraudthree very different types of fraud that nonprofits must prevent, detect and insure against. Still, behind each of themand every variety of deliberate, deceptive acts against... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | March 16, 2015

You’re Invited: Nonprofit Fraud – It Could Happen to Your Organization!

Please join BDO for our first session in the 2015 BDO KNOWLEDGE Nonprofit and Education Webinar Series, “Nonprofit Fraud – It Could Happen to Your Organization!” read more


By Laura Kalick | January 14, 2015

GAO Releases Report on IRS Oversight of Charitable Organizations

Last month, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report regarding tax-exempt organizations in which it reviewed the scope and efficacy of IRS charity oversight. read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | September 10, 2014

Digging for Fraud Can Help Discover Lost Revenue for Nonprofit Healthcare Providers

The combination of healthcare reform, weak demand for inpatient services and the shift to value-based payments is tightening the squeeze on revenue and margins for nonprofit healthcare facilities. But institutions on the hunt for revenue... read more


By William Bithoney | August 18, 2014

Making Dollars and Sense: How Nonprofit Healthcare Organizations Can Prevent Improper Payments

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently reported that the federal government made $105.8 billion in improper payments during fiscal year 2013. read more


By Laurie De Armond | April 23, 2014

Five Realistic Control Measures for Smaller Nonprofits to Avoid Fraud

Fraud is a damaging and disturbing event in any organization, but its impact on nonprofit organizations can be devastating. read more