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Aaron Beam recounts lessons learned from ethics gaffe that led to prison

It is easy to be tempted to walk away from ethics when riches are dangled in front of you, Aaron Beam, a felon and former CFO of HealthSouth told students in the Bill and Pat Child Family Community Hall of the SFEBB on Sept. 27. Beam, who spent three months in prison after being convicted of bank fraud after being partly responsible for HealthSouth’s scheme to inflate profit [...]

2017-12-20T10:07:49-07:00October 6th, 2016|

Accounting students hit U.S. Bankruptcy Court for some role-play

Education can take you to some unusual places, and affect you in atypical ways—like, say, taking the stand in the courtroom of a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge as expert witnesses for the prosecution AND the defense. Two students in Dr. Martha Eining’s Fraud and Forensic Accounting class, Chase Potter and Mariela Zhivkova (pictured below), recently had just that experience in the courtroom of Justice [...]

2017-12-20T10:08:57-07:00April 29th, 2014|