posts tagged as Fraud


By Karen Schuler | May 19, 2016

10 Steps Nonprofits Should Take to Increase Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity has become a top-of-mind issue for organizations across both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. From the 110 million Target customers whose credit and debit cards were compromised in 2013 to the more than 250 million... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | January 05, 2016

Happy New Year From Our Team & Top Posts of 2015

As we gear up for the year ahead, we’ve taken a moment to reflect on the events of the past year in the nonprofit and education industry. Here are a few of our top posts from 2015, in case you missed them: read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | December 10, 2015

The Winter 2015 Nonprofit Standard Newsletter is Now Available

Catch up on the latest trends and issues impacting the nonprofit sector in the Winter 2015 edition of the Nonprofit Standard newsletter! In this issue, Carla DeMartini recaps the FASB’s roundtable series on its proposed Accounting... read more


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