Financial statement fraud is the deliberate misrepresentation of the financial condition of an enterprise. Its intent is to deceive financial statements users (e.g., shareholders, creditors, regulators). It has many forms and guises, but is perpetrated through intentional misstatements or omissions of amounts in financial statements. It occurs in large publicly traded companies. It occurs in small family-owned firms.
About Craig Hannaford
Craig Hannaford is the former head of the RCMP Commercial Crime Section and of the RCMP's Stock Market Fraud Section. Craig is a Licensed Private Investigator, is a CPA (Certified Professional Accountant) and a CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner). Craig also has his Masters of Science in Economic Crime Management and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science.
Craig has been a Senior Investigator at Haywood Hunt & Associates Inc. since March 2019 focusing on commercial fraud, civil litigation support, investigative accounting, asset searches and miscellaneous problem solving.
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