Ralph Q. Summerford, president of Forensic Strategic Solutions, spoke with Accounting Today on September 12, 2017, about the threat of nonprofit fraud in the wake of tragedies. Mr. Summerford highlighted the risks of nonprofit fraud, and how donors can ensure their contributions go to the right programs.
Mr. Summerford says CPAs and their clients must be cautious when donating to charities that spring up after natural disasters like recent hurricanes Irma and Harvey. Resources like Charity Navigator and GuideStar can provide insightful information for people to make decisions about where to donate.
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