Dan Packard Featured in the East Idaho News

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_column _builder_version=”3.26.3″ type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.26.3″]Dan Packard, CPA, CFE, CVA was recently featured in the East Idaho News giving tips on how to avoid fraud like the case he helped to uncover of a local woman guilty of embezzling over $2 Million. 4 of the specific tips Dan gives are: Be aware, fraud can… Read More

Forensic Work by Cooper Norman cited by Jonathan Shipley at AmeriBen

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.26.3″]Jon Shipley, an HR Consultant with AmeriBen, recently wrote an article on fraud and self deception. The article appeared in the AmeriBen newsletter “The Explorer”. Shipley cites the case of Charlotte Pottorff. The forensic audit that uncovered this fraud was performed by Daniel Packard and Misty Martinell in our Idaho Falls office of… Read More

Reactions to Numbers Investigated by Dan Packard

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_column _builder_version=”3.26.3″ type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.26.3″] Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) utilize several techniques to detect and deter fraud. Daniel Packard, MAcc, CPA, CFE recently published an article exploring the link between human psychology and traditional forensic detection procedures.  The article was published in the May/June issue of Fraud Magazine, titled “Emotional reaction to numbers.” Perpetrators continually… Read More

CN Mobile App

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_column _builder_version=”3.26.3″ type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.26.3″]Cooper Norman is proud to announce the release of CN Mobile, an Apple-based app to help you with your everyday business needs.  Cooper Norman recognizes that mobile applications have become a fundamental expectation of the modern taxpayer. Our team is focused on resolving your ongoing needs and is dedicated… Read More

Safeguarding Your Operations Fraud Prevention and Internal Controls

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.26.3″]Are you vulnerable to fraud? Do you have adequate controls in place to prevent it? Occupational fraud continues to be threat to small business.  As regional producers, we often forego critical safeguards necessary in preventing fraud due to perceived costs and unnecessary redundancies. This deficiency results in an increased… Read More

Embezzlers Beware

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.26.3″] Protect Your Company From Fraud Cooper Norman was brought in by Foothills Dental Care and RiverWest Dental to perform an audit. The embezzlement uncovered by that audit goes to trial March 27th. We would like to recognize Dan Packard, MAcc, CPA, CFE for his excellent work on this case. Detecting… Read More

Certified Fraud Examiners At Your Service

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.26.3″][et_pb_column _builder_version=”3.26.3″ type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.26.3″] Stand Back! We’ll Catch ’em! Feeling the need for an accountant, lawyer, cop, and psychologist fused into one fraud detecting superhero? Then you’re looking for a Certified Fraud Examiner! What is a CFE? A CFE is a professional that obtains certification through the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Certified… Read More