Common Fraud Schemes Facing Small Businesses Today
Small business owners are facing an overwhelming host of challenges right now with the pandemic challenging traditional business processes and procedures, companies and their management having to adapt to more electronic processes and different forms of communication. Fraudsters are mirroring these adaptations with ways of getting business information and how they execute their fraud schemes. Join us for this 60-minute zoom with Jessica Yohe, CPA, CFE, Bauknight Pietras & Stormer to discuss the most relevant fraud schemes affecting small businesses in this new business environment.
CPE Credit: 1 Credit Hour
Field of Study: Auditing
Program Level: Basic
Delivery Method: Group Internet-based
Presenter: Jessica Yohe, CPA, CFE, Bauknight Pietras & Stormer
Jessica is an audit supervisor at Bauknight Pietras and Stormer, P.A. (“BPS”) where she provides leadership to the teams she works with and maintains strong client communications. Jessica serves clients across multiple industries including telecommunications, manufacturing, distribution, property and casualty insurance, and fraud/forensic engagements. During her time at BPS, Jessica has taught continuing education seminars on topics such as Fraud Considerations for Auditors, Audit Considerations for Investments, and Audit Considerations in the Wake of COVID19.
Moderator: Bill Erlenbush, CPA, NSAC Director of Education
Bill Erlenbush spent his entire career working in cooperative accounting at GROWMARK. His work experience includes all aspects of order control and billing, accounts receivable/payable, financial accounting, and tax. As compliance officer, he had responsibility for the administration of the compliance and ethics program at GROWMARK and its subsidiaries and retail divisions. In addition, he was been involved in negotiating major acquisitions for GROWMARK. His educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Illinois State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant. Bill is an active member in many industry, professional, and community organizations. He is past president of the Mclean County United Way Board of Directors as well as the past president of the Heartland Community College Foundation Board of Directors.