If the wedding hadn't been so big, a California home remodeler never would have suspected his bookkeeper was stealing from him.But there were the ice sculptures at the reception for the employee's daughter - you know, the worker married to a truck driver. Then there were the flowers, the swanky Los Angeles hotel and the scores of guests, including 50 from the remodeler's business alone. The seafood was particularly troubling.
Employee Theft at Small Business High and Hard to Detect
[The owner] couldn't afford seafood for his daughter's wedding. He wondered how his bookkeeper could afford seafood for her wedding, said bookkeeping and embezzlement consultant Ruth S. Crane of Auditors Inc. in Wheaton about one of the firm's contacts...