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October 12, 2016
Bankia, a troubled Spanish bank, is facing further challenges as 65 bankers are now on trial in Madrid for allegedly committing purchase card (P-Card) fraud—to the tune of approximately 12 million Euros. Prosecutors say that the money was spent on luxury items unrelated to their work duties... Read More »
October 6, 2016
Earlier this year, the ACFE and CaseWare Analytics co-hosted a webinar called Failure to Launch: Breaking Down the Barriers to Increase the Use of Analytics, where Lenny Block, Associate Vice President, NASDAQ Internal Audit, talked about overcoming common pitfalls encountered when implementing... Read More »
October 4, 2016
According to a recently released state audit, the manager of an insurance program for North Carolina workers submitted fraudulent expense receipts for reimbursement, resulting in more than half a million dollars in misappropriated funds.   The program, called NC Flex, allows state employees to set... Read More »
September 27, 2016
The IIA Research Foundation has recently released a global benchmark report that examines the maturity of internal audit departments. More than 2,500 Chief Audit Executives (CAE) from around the world provided their perspective on this subject and the importance of increasing the sophistication of... Read More »
September 23, 2016
With the days of summer vacations behind us, we’re settling back into our routines and getting down to business. To kick off the fall season, CaseWare Analytics will be hosting a variety of webinars over the coming months that you won’t want to miss. Check out some of the upcoming presentations... Read More »
September 21, 2016
When importing data files into your data analysis software, it can be hard to know if any of the imported data is invalid. Fortunately, CaseWare IDEA Data Analysis software highlights invalid cells in red, but how do you determine what the invalid entry is? In the following image, we can see that a... Read More »
September 16, 2016
CaseWare Analytics is happy to announce that the most recent version of our IDEA Data Analysis software is now available in Portuguese. With this release, Portuguese-speaking auditors and financial professionals alike can now access more than 100 audit-relevant tasks available in IDEA, as well as... Read More »
September 14, 2016
In case you missed it, last week the ACFE—the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners—released a video interview with Bethmara Kessler, CFE, Vice President of Corporate Audit at Campbell Soup Company and longtime user of CaseWare IDEA Data Analysis software. Kessler spoke with the ACFE about the... Read More »
September 12, 2016
The CEO of a U.S.-based power utility cooperative has pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud for his role in defrauding his employer more than $500,000 for personal expenses. Donnis Mizelle allegedly siphoned funds from Hendricks Power Cooperative by submitting fraudulent business expense claims... Read More »
September 8, 2016
Canadian fintech companies should take note: expect closer scrutiny by FINTRAC, the country’s anti-money laundering watchdog, to ensure that your new and emerging technologies aren’t vulnerable to financial crime. The regulator is concerned that some fintechs are adopting new business models that... Read More »