Mr. Herndon is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Fraud Examiner with 11 years of sworn law enforcement and 12 years of accounting experience. He has led multi-jurisdictional fraud and financial crimes investigations as a sworn Fraud Detective and has given expert testimony in both state and federal courts as a civilian and as a peace officer.
In the accounting world, Mr. Herndon has completed audits of large publicly traded companies, non-profits, local businesses, banks, and governmental agencies. He has completed forensic engagements involving Ponzi schemes, embezzlements, trust disputes, partnership conflicts, and construction disputes. After starting his own practice, Mr. Herndon has specialized in forensic accounting along with small business accounting and tax. He was previously recognized as a Dave Ramsey Endorsed Local Provider.
Mr. Herndon has given presentations to attorneys, CPA’s, law enforcement officers and the general public on fraud, computer crimes, elder financial abuse prevention and detection, and has been consulted by local law enforcement agencies on criminal investigations in these areas.
The construction industry offers so many opportunities for financial success... but also so many opportunities for fraud. The schemes are varied, but can generally be grouped into contractor billing schemes, sub-contractor billing schemes, shell company contract fraud, and internal employee/partner misappropriation.
Come hear Clint break down some of the basics of the fraud schemes and how to protect yourself against them.