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Leonard Vona

Leonard W. Vona, Fraud Accounting, Inc
CEO
lvona@leonardvona.com
(518) 784-2250

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Leonard W. Vona is the CEO of Fraud Auditing, Inc. He is a forensic accountant with more than 38 years of diversified fraud auditing experience, including a distinguished 18-year private industry career. His firm, Fraud Auditing, Inc., advises clients in areas of litigation support, financial investigations, fraud detection, and fraud prevention.

Mr. Vona is the author of Fraud Risk Assessment: Building a Fraud Audit Program, The Fraud Audit: Responding to the Risk of Fraud in Core Business Systems, and Fraud Data Analytics Methodology: The Fraud Scenario Approach to Uncovering Fraud in Core Business Systems

Mr. Vona has successfully conducted more than 100 financial investigations and fraud auditing engagements for some of the largest high profile corporations in the United States. The net result of his efforts has saved clients millions of dollars through recovery or defense strategies. His financial investigation experience includes embezzlement, business disputes, asset theft, bribery and corruption, malpractice, and disbursement schemes. Mr. Vona’s trial experience is extensive, including appearances in federal and state courts. He is qualified as an expert witness, as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and is cited in West Law for the successful use of circumstantial evidence.

Mr. Vona lectures nationally and internationally on fraud risk assessments, fraud investigation, fraud prevention, and detection, and fraud schemes perpetrated on companies. He regularly speaks at audit conferences and has developed the Fraud Training Curriculum for the MIS Training Institute, an internationally recognized audit training organization. Mr. Vona has provided more than 1,000 days of fraud training to organizations around the world. He was previously on the faculty of Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He has written the training course on Auditors Responsibility for Detecting Fraud – SAS99 used by CPA Societies across the country. His international training experience includes five continents and training through interpreters in the Spanish, Portuguese and Russian languages.

About Us: Fraud Auditing, Inc. provides exceptional client service and strives for excellence in every professional matter. We treat all of our clients like our best client. With our cumulative years of experience and creative approach to fraud auditing, we offer the highest quality and value of forensic accounting services. Our professionals handle all matters directly and take great pride in the services offered. We know how to uncover fraud and simplify complex fraud cases.

Upcoming Live Webinars

PLANNING FOR A PPP FRAUD AUDIT

Available Date(s)
Friday, July 10, 2020: 10:30AM EDT

CostFREE  CPE Credits1.0 hour  Subject AreaAuditing  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?CFO / Controller, CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, CPA - large firm, Other      

FRAUD SCHEMES IN PAYROLL FUNCTION

Available Date(s)
Thursday, July 30, 2020: 11:00AM EDT

CostFREE  CPE Credits1.0 hour  Subject AreaAuditing  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?CFO / Controller, CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, CPA - large firm, Other      

BUILDING THE AUDIT PROGRAM TO DETECT GHOST EMPLOYEES

Available Date(s)
Tuesday, August 04, 2020: 11:00AM EDT

CostFREE  CPE Credits1.0 hour  Subject AreaAuditing  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?CFO / Controller, CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, CPA - large firm, Other      

Archived Webinars Offered

USE OF FRAUD DATA ANALYTICS TO UNCOVER FRAUD SCHEMES IN CORE BUSINESS SYSTEMS

Date RecordedMarch 23, 2020  CostFREE  Course Length1.0 hour  Subject AreaAuditing  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?CFO / Controller, CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, CPA - large firm, Other    

DEMYSTIFYING FRAUD RISK IDENTIFICATION FOR FINANCIAL STATEMENT AUDITS

Date RecordedFebruary 3, 2020  CostFREE  Course Length1.0 hour  Subject AreaAuditing  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, CPA - large firm, Other    

FRAUD SCHEMES IN ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

Date RecordedOctober 25, 2018  CostFREE  Course Length1.0 hour  Subject AreaAuditing  Course LevelIntermediate  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?Bookkeeper, CFO / Controller, CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, CPA - large firm, Other, Small Business Owner