KLR, a prominent accounting firm in New England, is proud to announce that Sandy Ross, Senior Audit Manager, has successfully completed an important certification process and is now a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). Ross has met a stringent set of criteria and passed a rigorous exam administered by the ACFE (Association of Certified Fraud Examiners).

This designation is yet another example of Sandy's commitment to providing excellent service to her clients.  Sandy can help KLR clients determine their potential exposure to internal fraud and abuse. "Sandy continues to work hard and develop the skills necessary to help our clients, said Michael Tousignant, Shareholder and Director of Assurance Services. This designation shows Sandy's willingness to work hard, pass a demanding exam and her commitment to her clients", adds Tousignant.

CFEs have the ability to: examine data and records to detect and trace fraudulent transactions; interview suspects to obtain information and confessions; write investigation reports; advise clients as to their findings; testify at trial; understand the law as it relates to fraud and fraud investigations; and identify the underlying factors that motivate individuals to commit fraud. CFEs on six continents have investigated more than 1 million suspected cases of civil and criminal fraud. 

KLR is one of the largest full-service CPA and business consulting firms in New England and is ranked amongst the Top 100 firms in the United States. From five offices, Boston, Cambridge, Newport, Providence & Waltham, the 190-person firm provides assurance, tax, and consulting services to private and publicly-held companies throughout the United States and abroad.  KLR is a member of the Leading Edge Alliance, the 2nd largest international professional association of independently-owned accounting and consulting firms.

The ACFE is the world's largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. Together with nearly 70,000 members, the ACFE is reducing business fraud world-wide and inspiring public confidence in the integrity and objectivity within the profession. Identified as "the premier financial sleuthing organization" by The Wall Street Journal, the ACFE has captured national and international media attention. For more information about the ACFE visit ACFE.com.