Federal Jury Finds McClendon, Stanford Guilty of Defrauding Atlanta
- Former Atlanta fund execs are slapped with indictment. Williams, Terry // Pensions & Investments;9/20/1999, Vol. 27 Issue 19, p3
Reports on the indictment of two former investment officers for the Atlanta General Employees' Pension Fund, Theresa Stanford and Raymond McClendon, for a scheme that cost the city and pension system $15 million. Charges that McClendon obtained preferential treatment for his brokerage firm.
- Top investment banker convicted. Hocker, Cliff; Spruell, Sakina P. // Black Enterprise;Dec2000, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p30
Reports the conviction of Raymond J. McClendon, former vice chairman of Pryor, McClendon, Counts & Co., of mail fraud by a federal court in Atlanta, Georgia. Investigation conducted by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission; Argument presented by the prosecution; Sentence given to...
- 'Time Theft,' America's Biggest Crime, Continues to Rise. // Training & Development Journal;Apr82, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p10
Focuses on the increasing time theft in the United States. Deliberate waste and abuse on on-the-job time; Forms of time theft.
- Following the trail of financial statement fraud. Johnston, Jeffrey L. // Business Credit;Oct95, Vol. 97 Issue 9, p47
Opinion. Focuses on financial statement fraud. Anecdotes; Understanding of human nature; Trends; Occurrence; Attitudes; Forensic accountants; Methods for detecting fraud; Expectations.
- Weak controls can make fraud easier: Speaker. Souter, Gavin // Business Insurance;05/11/98, Vol. 32 Issue 19, p42
Indicates that all organizations should face fraud as a fact of life. How to prevent catastrophe fraud; Comments made by Debra J. McKibben, director-in-control services at Coopers & Lybrand L.L.P.; What should risk managers do before fraud is detected; Reference to Robert K. Morse director of...
- U.K. ruling spotlights fraud law. Aldred, Carolyn // Business Insurance;07/06/98, Vol. 32 Issue 27, p45
Focuses on the criticism leveled against the United Kingdom government's failure to implement legislation that would help courts handle international fraud, by a panel of three Appeal Court judges in London, England. Impact of government's failure to implement legislation on three fraud...
- Out of Africa. Greenwood, John // CA Magazine;Sep97, Vol. 130 Issue 7, p9
Reports on fraud in Canada with emphasis on a letter received by several businesses in Canada from Nigeria which entices business to involved in business in that country. Comments from sergeant M. Thompson of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police; Contents of the letter; Statistics on fraud in Canada.
- The new fraud audit standard. McConnell Jr., Donald K.; Banks, George Y. // CPA Journal;June97, Vol. 67 Issue 6, p22
Suggests means for practitioner implementation of the fraud standard as well as for reducing auditor legal liability exposure in complying with Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) No. 82. Purpose of an audit standard for fraud; Summary of the fraud standard; Specific provisions of the fraud...
- Watch your mail at tax time. // Consumers' Research Magazine;Mar1990, Vol. 73 Issue 3, p26
Reports on mail schemes soliciting donations in envelopes that resemble official government correspondence. How to distinguish official government mail; Meter and postage; Agencies seeking donations.