In this session of our ongoing Cyber Security Roundtable Series, join ADKtechs and the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce as Paul Zarecki of Ferraro, Amodio & Zarecki CPAs Forensic Accountants and Business Advisors discusses financial investigations and fraud prevention.
- How to detect fraud
- The motivations of fraudsters, red flags to be aware of, and indicators of fraud
- Fraud statistics
- How and why every organization should try to proactively prevent fraud
Keynote Speaker: Paul Zarecki, CPA, CFE, CFF
Paul is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified in Business Forensics.
Paul is a Partner with Ferraro, Amodio & Zarecki CPAs Forensic Accountants and Business Advisors with over 20 years in public accounting. Paul has worked in numerous areas of public accounting and thus developed a wide range of knowledge and experience. Since 2005, Paul has worked exclusively in forensic accounting. His strong knowledge and extensive experience in forensic examinations includes the ability to identify the issues, identify the sources and measures to obtain the evidence needed to ultimately determine the nature of the allegations.
Paul has planned, coordinated and supervised numerous forensic engagements locally, nationally and internationally for private companies, government agencies, municipalities, school districts and non-profit clients. He has experience in the areas of embezzlement, bank fraud, financial statement fraud, fiduciary fraud, inventory theft, corporate and individual tax fraud, motives for arson and numerous other cases involving the misappropriation of assets.
Additionally, Paul has developed a niche to provide proactive fraud risk and internal control assessments. He has provided numerous trainings in the areas of forensic accounting, insurance loss accounting and internal controls. Paul is a member of the AICPA, NYSCPA and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and a Board member of the Albany Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners. He earned his Accounting Degree from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, NY.