Rockville Bank recently hosted a public seminar that attracted dozens of local small businesses on how to prevent embezzlement by employees. The free event featured nationally recognized speaker Stephen Pedneault, CPA/CFF, CFE, founder and Principal of Forensic Accounting Services, LLC, a Glastonbury, Conn.-based CPA firm that specializes in forensic accounting, employee fraud, and litigation support matters.
During the seminar, held at Ellington Ridge Country Club, “The employers got a jump-start on specific ways to protect themselves directly from a respected expert in the field,” explained William J. McGurk, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rockville Bank. Pedneault is the author of Fraud 101: Techniques and Strategies for Understanding Fraud, Anatomy of a Fraud Investigation, and Preventing and Detecting Employee Theft and Embezzlement. He has 20 years of experience in working with small businesses and organizations in both preventing and investigating employee embezzlements.
Rockville Bank is a 21½-branch community bank serving Tolland, Hartford and New London counties in Connecticut. It provides a convenient banking lifestyle for Colchester, Coventry, East Windsor, Ellington, Enfield, Glastonbury, Manchester, Rockville, Somers, South Glastonbury, South Windsor, Suffield, Vernon, seven days a week in Tolland, and three Big Y supermarket locations. For more information about Rockville Bank’s services and products, call 860-291-3600.