The web offers appraisers and forensic accountants a huge number of new ways to track funds, and corporate entities—and particularly individuals. Some of Darrell Dorrell’s (Financial Forensics) favorite “covert” forensic tools for finding information on individuals were presented at the recent NACVA conference in Miami. They include:
And don’t forget the social networking sites (e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn) added Odalys Lara (Perzel and Lara), filling in for Dorrell. “You’d be amazed at what people write about themselves online,” says Lara. She has caught subjects in a lie, and has used the sites to determine relationships, friends and business connections.
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