Monday, June 18 | 3:35-4:50 PM
Recommended Prerequisite: None
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
Top-earning professional athletes and entertainers can make millions of dollars, but a combination of short careers, excessive spending and financial fraud can deplete or even erase those earnings. Fraud schemes that affect athletes and entertainers are typically the same ones that affect the public, making this session relevant for all fraud examiners.
This session will explore the unique aspects and challenges to cases involving high-profile clients. This will include the nature of the client, investments in multiple and wide-ranging companies and industries, investments in cash-based businesses, involvement of friends and family members, lack of documentation or contracts relating to the businesses or investments, and the potential lack of regular reporting.
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Principal, RSM US LLP
Patrick Chylinski is a principal and the West Region leader of RSM US LLP’s Financial Investigations and Disputes practice. RSM is the fifth-largest accounting and consulting firm in the U.S., and is the leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market.
He has extensive experience conducting fraud and forensic investigations, and in the areas of economic damage analysis and business valuations. He has made numerous presentations on the topic of fraud and fraud prevention.
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