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Keen Earns Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) Credential

Lindsey E. Keen, CPA

PKS CPA

PKS & Company, P.A., Certified Public Accountants and Advisors to Business is pleased to announce that Lindsey E. Keen, CPA has earned the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential. To become a CFE, Lindsey has met a stringent set of criteria and passed a rigorous exam administered by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). She has successfully met the ACFE’s character, experience and education requirements for the CFE credential, and has demonstrated knowledge in four areas critical to the fight against fraud: Fraudulent Financial Transactions, Fraud Prevention and Deterrence, Legal Elements of Fraud and Fraud Investigation.

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.

Lindsey is a Supervisor in the Firm’s Salisbury office. She is a graduate of McDaniel College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration and Accounting Economics with concentrations in Finance, Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Management. Lindsey joined the firm in 2018 and specializes in financial statement audits and related accounting and tax issues for not-for-profit and government organizations, and single audits. She is licensed to practice in Maryland and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

 


PKS & Company, P. A. is a full service accounting firm with offices in Salisbury, Ocean City and Lewes that provides traditional accounting services as well as specialized services in the areas of retirement plan audits and administration, medical practice consulting, estate and trust services, fraud and forensic services and payroll services and offers financial planning and investments through PKS Investment Advisors, LLC.

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