Meeting/Event Information

Uncovering and Preventing Payroll Fraud


July 21, 2011
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
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Marriott BWI
1743 West Nursery Road
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090


Fraud Computer

 Thought you had checks and balances in your payroll?


Think again!


Don’t be a victim of payroll fraud. Learn more about Ghost Employee Fraud, inflation of hours worked, who commits payroll fraud, and other universal attributes of payroll fraud to watch out for. This illuminating presentation will also cover how a Certified Public Accountant can assist in the prevention and detection of payroll fraud using forensic accounting and other accounting services.

JoelJoel B. Charkatz, CPA, CVA, CFE

Joel Charkatz, a Shareholder with KatzAbosch, has served the Maryland business community for more than 35 years. He is Chairperson of the firm’s Business Valuation/Litigation Support and Forensics Group and is a member of the Medical Practice Services Group. His top priority continues to be a consistent commitment to excellence. He is an active member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners as a CFE since 1996.

MarkMark E. Rapson, CPA

Mark Rapson, also a Shareholder with KatzAbosch, joined the firm in 1996. He serves on the Medical Practice Services and Business Accounting Solutions Group and Chairs the firm's Health & Life Sciences Service Group. Mark has also published articles on accounting, tax, and management issues, and has presented at numerous conferences. He is an active member in the Tech Council of Maryland and the Greater Baltimore Tech Council.

House of Ruth Maryland Logo

The House Of Ruth Maryland is one of the nation's leading domestic violence centers, helping thousands
of battered women and their children find the safety and security that so many of us take for granted.  Cheri Parlaman (Director of Development) will speak at our July 21st meeting, sharing House Of Ruth developments and how they help our community.  Click here, or on their logo above, for a link to their website and a wishlist of needed items that we'll be collecting at this meeting.

AGENDA: 11:15 - 11:45 Registration
  11:45 - 12:00  Chapter Business
  12:00 - 12:15  Cheri Parlaman, House Of Ruth Maryland
  12:15 -  1:00         Lunch / Networking
  1:00 - 2:30 Joel Charkatz and Mark Rapson - KatzAbosch
  2:30 - 2:45 Closing and door prizes 

1.5 Recertification Credit Hours (RCH) will be awarded to CPP and FPC professionals for this meeting.

BMAC registration and cancellation policy: Meeting registrations are transferable. Cancellations are allowed up to the deadline for the early registration date and are subject to a cancellation fee of $10.00. Cancellations after this date are not refundable and the full cost of the event is due.

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