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Tallahassee BeanCounters Team Case Kaylee Cutler Charles Spiva Shauna Jones Background During a routine audit of Tallahassee BeanCounters, the team’s owner Franklin Kennedy asked if we would investigate further into the potential of a fraud occurring within the company. Mr. Kennedy stated that he received an anonymous tip and believes that based on the tip, fraud within the organization was occurring. A fraud examination was conducted and the findings from relevant documents and interviews are below. Executive Summary: The investigation started when Mr. Kennedy approached our team asking us to review documents to see if a potential fraud within the organization was occurring. Mr. Kennedy received an anonymous tip that…show more content…
Mr. Kennedy asked that we examine the previous four months of documentation to either substantiate or reject the claim. Approach Fraud Examination Team Members Kaylee Cutler, CPA; Shauna Jones, CPA; Charles Spiva, CPA Procedures During our investigation of Tallahassee BeanCounters, the Team took the following actions: * Obtained, reviewed, and analyzed financial documents of Tallahassee BeanCounters including ledgers, purchase orders, invoices, purchase records, and salary information * Obtained, reviewed, and analyzed cancelled payroll checks from ADP on behalf of Tallahassee BeanCounters * Obtained, reviewed, and analyzed Jessica Keller’s bank account activity for the months in question * Obtained, reviewed, and analyzed receipts provided by the Manager at the Villa Cordova Apartments associated with monthly rent payments * Obtained, reviewed, and analyzed receipts provided by Ben Hill’s ex-wife associated with back child support payments * Observations of various financial functions of Tallahassee BeanCounters by the Team Individuals Interviewed: Members of the Fraud Examination Team interviewed the following parties: * Coworkers * Red Carpet Reality * Tallahassee Doors * Villa Cordova Apartment Manager * Ben Hill’s first ex-wife * Ben Hill’s second ex-wife Findings During our examination of documentation and interviews, we found the following: * Did the
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