City of South Mountain: A Case Study of Forensic Audit in Small Government

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Nov 15, 2017 - 10:45am12:00pm

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In September 2015 the external auditor of the City of South Mountain suspended its audit and refused to issue any report due to irregularities involving two City contractors. The matter was referred to a forensic auditor to resolve the issues identified by the external auditor. This session will detail that forensic audit.

  • Identify challenges and pitfalls when dealing with government clients
  • Isolate specific procedures for forensic analysis and presentation in government engagements
  • Define legal issues and evidentiary benchmarks for government engagements
  • Predict challenges and defenses to forensic evidence and professional findings in government engagements

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