ALERT: You Might Have Been a Target of Unemployment Fraud

By |2021-04-27T17:02:06+00:00April 27th, 2021|Entrepreneurs, Fraud, Individual Tax, News & Events, Payroll & Bookkeeping, Press Releases|

The pandemic has seen a dramatic rise in the instances of Unemployment Fraud in the United States.  The Alabama Department of Labor has confirmed nearly 30,000 cases throughout the state.  We have seen plenty of this type of fraud as well. Businesses and employees are being targeted, with scammers using real names to file unemployment claims [...]

JMF Office and Recent Legislative Updates

By |2020-03-25T23:20:18+00:00March 25th, 2020|Accounting & Auditing, Construction, Corporate & Partnership Tax, Creative, Design, Entrepreneurs, Estate & Trust, Financial Institutions, Fraud, Health Care, Hospitality, Individual Tax, Internal Control Evaluation, International, Manufacturing, News & Events, Nonprofit, Oil & Gas, Payroll & Bookkeeping, Pension Admin & Consulting, Press Releases, SALT, Social Security, Technology, Timber|

Dear JMF Clients and Friends: As we mentioned in our communication on March 14th, we are in unprecedented times. We wanted to share another update of what JMF is continuing to do to serve our clients while maintaining a safe work environment.  This remains a fluid situation and we will continue to communicate with you. [...]

Identity Theft Protection — Make Yourself Less Likely To Be A Victim

By |2017-05-18T22:55:01+00:00December 7th, 2016|Fraud, News & Events, Technology|

Helpful Tips from Brian Winters, Director of IT Create strong passwords and regularly change them The longer the password, the more secure Don’t use the same password across all platforms. LastPass can be used to track passwords ( Answers to security questions don’t have to be logical (i.e. mother’s maiden name). This is all a [...]

No Applause for Fraud: An Update on Popular Fraud Trends and How to Prevent and Detect Them

By |2017-05-18T22:55:02+00:00August 10th, 2016|Accounting & Auditing, Entrepreneurs, Fraud, News & Events, Payroll & Bookkeeping, Press Releases|

By: Kasey Powell, CPA, CPE Kasey is a senior accountant, certified fraud examiner, and a member of the JMF Timber Practice Group.   Kasey Powell Vcard  Kasey Powell LinkedIn Profile This year represents the 20th anniversary of the inaugural Association of Certified Fraud Examiner's (ACFE) Report to the Nation on Occupational Fraud and Abuse: 2016 Global Fraud Study. [...]